Ethics and Chronic Illness

September 6, 2018 - September 7, 2018
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, Queen's University, Belfast

Room TR6, Graduate School
University Square
Belfast BT7 1PB
United Kingdom

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Dr Tom Walker is hosting a workshop on ethics and chronic illness to take place at Queen's University Belfast on 6th and 7th September 2018. Any queries can be directed to [email protected]

The provisional programme is as follows:

Thursday 6th September — Room TR6, Graduate School, QUB

Session 1: 10.00-12.15

Nancy Berlinger (The Hastings Center): Spatial justice in ageing societies

Ann Gallagher (University of Surrey): Slow ethics, chronicity and elder care

Session 2: 12.45-14.45

Mark Schweda (University of Goettingen): Between fatalism and responsibilization: Ethical aspects of dementia prevention

Gry Wester (King’s College London): TBC

Session 3: 15.00-16.00

Michael Dunn (University of Oxford): TBC


Friday 7th September — Room TR6, Graduate School, QUB

Session 4: 10.15-12.15

Nancy Jecker (University of Washington): Threats to dignity in later life: A life stages approach

Christopher Wareham (University of Witwatersrand): Age and well-being: Ethical implications of the U-curve of happiness

Session 5: 13.00-15.00

James Wilson (UCL): TBC

Tom Walker (Queen’s University Belfast): A capabilities approach to problems of patient non-adherence

Session 6: 15.15-16.00

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