Prolonging life – we’re good at that! Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi (Performance, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Cambridge, 28 & 29 October 2016)

The hard-edged comedy Professor Bernhardi (1912), by the great Austrian Modernist doctor-writer, Arthur Schnitzler, will be staged in the Anatomy Lecture Theatre on Cambridge University’s Downing site. An unlikely comedy, Professor Bernhardi tells the story of a Jewish doctor who prevents a Catholic priest from giving the last rites to Read more…

Giving a Voice to African Thought in Medical Research Ethics (CfP, Conference, South Africa, 3-5 Dec 2015)

Call for Papers for a Conference on the Theme: ‘Giving a Voice to African Thought in Medical Research Ethics’. 3 – 5 December 2015 Phillip V Tobias Health Sciences Building, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa. Jointly hosted by the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics, University of the Witwatersrand, Read more…

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 Watershed Bristol + Centre for Ethics in Medicine University of Bristol Registration (£35 Read more…

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 l’Institut des Humanités de Paris, du laboratoire SPHERE (UMR 7219) Read more…