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Whistle While You Work (For Nothing): Positive Affect as Coercive Strategy – The Case of Workfare

In this post, Lynne Friedli and Robert Stearn look at the role of  psychological coercion, notably through the imposition of positive affect,  in UK Government workfare programmes. There has been little or no debate about the recruitment of psychology/psychologists into monitoring,  … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust Pre-Application Workshop (Early-/Mid-Career Academics) (London, 18 December 2013)

Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities / Society & Ethics Pre-application Workshop, 18 December 2013 If you are an early or mid-career academic, thinking of applying to the Wellcome Trust funding schemes in Medical Humanities or Society and Ethics, we would like to invite … Continue reading

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King Lear in a Kelp Store: An Interdisciplinary Convivium on Papay Westray

Professor Jane Macnaughton writes: How was it that a group of ten philosophers, doctors, lawyers, a priest and an anthropologist, ended up playing Act 1 Scene 1 of King Lear in a renovated kelp (seaweed) store on the Island of … Continue reading

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The future for biomedical collections: ethics, law and social connections in health-related research (Anniversary Event, 28 May 2013, Edinburgh)

The future for biomedical collections: ethics, law and social connections in health-related research JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law Anniversary Event 28th May 2013 4pm-5.30pm followed by a wine reception McEwan Hall Reception Room, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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Compassion in Primary Healthcare – conflicts, politics and opportunities (Conference, Edinburgh, 6 June 2013)

RCGP Scotland, in conjunction with the Open Section of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Primary Care Ethics Forum and the Thinkabouthealth network are delighted to announce a one day ethics conference taking place on Thursday 6th June in the … Continue reading

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Critical Neuroscience: Ethics, Philosophy, Politics and Policies (Lecture Series Ghent, Belgium, 21 Feb – 23 May 2013)

Organised by the Centre for Critical Philosophy of the University of Ghent together with the Doctoral School of Arts, Humanities and Law & Doctoral School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Ghent University, and in close cooperation with the University of … Continue reading

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Neurointerventions & the Law (CFP, Workshop, Hamburg, 7 March 2013)

CfA & Workshop Announcement: Neurointerventions and the law March 7th, Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg Progress in neuroscience has given rise to many new ethical questions and, consequently, to the new discipline of neuroethics. In the law, however, many … Continue reading

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