Tag Archives: medical ethics

Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival (Edinburgh, 22 – 24 Nov 2013)

Cyborg-Ethics Film Festival | Filmhouse, Edinburgh | 22 – 24 Nov 2013 How far can human beings go, when replacing their body parts with that of machines, before they become cyborgs? Will humanity eventually become obsolete? Should individuals download themselves … Continue reading

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Designer Vaginas and the ethics of labia surgery (British Science Festival Event, 10 September, Newcastle)

Tuesday 10th September, 6pm-8pm Tyneside Cinema, 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG Map As part of the British Science Festival, this event explores the ethics of plastic surgery in the UK, with particular focus on the increasing trend … Continue reading

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Machine Medical Ethics (Call for Chapters, Edited Collection, 2014)

Call for Chapters: Machine Medical Ethics, Edited Collection, 2014 You are warmly invited to submit your research chapter for possible inclusion in an edited collection entitled Machine Medical Ethics. The collection editors are Dr. Matthijs Pontier and Simon van Rysewyk. … Continue reading

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Brocher Foundation: Call for Workshop & Symposium Proposals [including Medical Humanities] 2014

CALL FOR PROPOSALS  WORKSHOPS & SYMPOSIA IN 2014 Ed: Please note: Medical Humanities is one of the areas specifically mentioned! For full details of this call, click here. The Brocher Foundation offers to researchers the opportunity to organize a one … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize (including Medical Humanities, History and Ethics) Now Open

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2013 has just been launched. The Trust is looking for short articles that address any area of science and would be suitable for publication in the ‘Guardian’ or the ‘Observer’ in print and online. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Enhancement and Other Technologies of the Mind – Fundamental and Ethical Questions (Conference, Bristol, 9-10 January 2013)

The Anthropotech and Philosophy Project (UWE Philosophy + CEM University of Bristol) is pleased to invite you to its first conference: Anphicon 1: Cognitive Enhancement and Other Technologies of the Mind – Fundamental and Ethical Questions 9 + 10 January 2013 … Continue reading

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Triage, sorting and selection in medicine. Logics, practices, values (Conference, University Paris Diderot, 19-21 November 2012)

Triage, sorting and selection in medicine. Logics, practices, values An International Conference, 19-21 November 2012 Université Paris Diderot Amphithéâtre Buffon 15 rue Hélène Brion, 75013 Paris Colloque organisé avec le soutien de l’Institut Universitaire de France, du Centre Georges Canguilhem, de … Continue reading

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Second Annual Western Michigan University Medical Humanities Conference (CfP, Conference, September 27-28, 2012; Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Call for Abstracts Overview: Proponents of medical humanities contend that the humanistic dimensions of medicine and health are a critical component of those disciplines; not only do these dimensions help us to understand the very nature of medicine and health, … Continue reading

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