Animal Ethics and Law in Life Sciences

March 17, 2016 - March 18, 2016
University of Bern

aki house
Alpeneggstrasse 5
Bern 3012
Switzerland

Keynote speakers:

Elisa Aaltola
University of Turku/University of Eastern Finland
Gieri Bolliger
(unaffiliated)
Antoine Goetschel
(unaffiliated)
Lynne Sneddon
University of Liverpool
Markus Wild
Universität Basel
Hanno Würbel
University of Bern

Organisers:

Astrid Kottmann
University of Zürich
Sebastian Leugger
(unaffiliated)
Kirsten Persson
Universität Basel
Florian Wüstholz
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Miriam Zemanova
University of Bern

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Research in life sciences can involve suffering and killing of animals. Whereas the ethical dimension is fundamental in other disciplines (e.g. medicine), it is rarely discussed in biology. This trans-disciplinary event aims to encourage an open debate about the issues connected to research involving animals, by providing perspectives of biologists, philosophers and lawyers.

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