Apply now for the Summerschool 20th-25th August 2017

Summerschool ‘What about the Family?’ – An interdisciplinary Course on Ethical Issues in Health and Social Care, 20th-25th of August, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

From 20-25 August 2017, a one-week workshop on ethical issues affecting families in health and social care, will be held in the Dutch university town of Groningen. The workshop, “What About the Family?”  is primarily intended for graduate students and early career researchers in bioethics, the medical humanities, critical family studies, and cognate fields, but master students are also invited to apply. It will allow attendees post to work with experienced figures in their areas of interest drawn from across the continent and the world. Summerschool faculty include Marian Verkerk (Groningen University), Jackie Leach Scully (Newcastle University), Simon Woods (Newcastle University), Jamie Nelson (Michigan State University), Hilde Lindemann (emerita Michigan State University), Ulrik Kihlbom (Uppsala University), Veerle Provoost (Ghent University), Kristin Zeiler (Linköping University), Christian Munthe (Göthenburg University), Katharina Beier and Sabine Woehlke (Göttingen University). Ainsley Newson ( University of Sydney) will be a keynote speaker on the subject ‘Coming Emerging challenges in reproductive and genomic technologies development and their impact for family ethics”

Apply now for the Summerschool 20th-25th August 2017…. Deadline is 1 June 2017

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