Summer Course 2009

«Global Bioethics: Science, Religions and Human Rights in dialogue»

June 30th – July 10th, 2009

From June 30th to July 10th of 2009, the International Bioethics Summer Course of the School of Bioethics of the Athenaeum Pontifical Regina Apostolorum was held. More than 70 participants of about twenty countries have followed with deep interest on “Global Bioethics: Science, Religions and Human Rights in Dialogue.”

 

Course Program

Session 1:

Global Bioethics and Human Rights

 

Day

Hour

Theme

Presenter

Tue 30-Jun

8:30-9:30

Arrival and sign-in for course

9:30-10:00

Welcome and Introduction to CourseProf. Fernando Fabó LC

Prof. Víctor  Pajares LC

Prof. Alberto García

10:00-11:00

Inaugural Lecture: Personalist bioethics and human rightsBishop Elio Sgreccia
 12:00Celebration of the EucharistBishop Elio Sgreccia

15:00-16:00

GlobalizationProf. Jesús Villagrasa LC

16:00-17:00

“Global Bioethics”: the concept and the points of view.Prof. Cristián Borgoño LC

17:15-18:15

“The Globalization of Bioethics”: the phenomenon and its manifestationsProf. Cristián Borgoño LC

Wed 1-July

8:30-9:30

The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human RightsProf. Gonzalo Miranda LC

9:30-10:30

The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human RightsProf. Cinzia Caporale

11:00-12:00

Roundtable discussion: The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human RightsProf. Gonzalo Miranda LC Prof. Cinzia Caporale

12:00-13:00

Q&A: The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

15:00-16:00

Authors and trends of thought concerning global bioethicsProf. Fernando Pascual LC

16:00-17:00

Human Dignity and Bioethics. The Lived Experience of Human DignityProf. Edmund Pellegrino

17:15-18:15

Authors and trends of thought concerning global bioethicsProf. Fernando Pascual LC

Th 2-July

8:30-9:30

Human Rights and Biomedicine in the Council of Europe: The Oviedo ConventionProf. Alberto García

9:30-10:30

Bioethics and human rights based on natural lawProf. Laura Palazzani

11:00-12:00

Science, technology and morality. What is technically possible is not for that reason alone morally admissible.Prof. Víctor Pajares LC

12:00-13:00

Q&A:Prof. Alberto García

Laura Palazzani

Prof. Víctor Pajares LC

15:00-18:15

Cineforum  (a movie and commentary): “The Confession”

Fr 3-July

8:30-9:30

The relationship between bioethics and human rights: History and international means.Honorable Carlo Casini

9:30-10:30

The European Union and bioethics in the Charter of Fundamental RightsHonorable Carlo Casini

11:00-12:00

In search of a universal ethic. A new look at natural law. Human nature and natural moral law: a universal meeting pointProf. Fernando Fabó LC

12:00-13:00

Group activity: “The Alliance of Civilization”(U.N.). “The Madrid Declaration” (International Congress on dialogue between Abrahamitic religions). “G8 Declaration, Aquila 2009”(IV Meeting of World Religious Leaders).Prof. Alberto García

15:00-16:00

Recap of the 1st SessionProf. Alberto García

16:00-17:00

Study on your own

17:15-18:15

Exam for the 1st Session

 

 

« Global Bioethics: Science, Religion and Human Rights in Dialogue »

 

Session 2:

Bioethics in its Diverse Approaches

 

 

Day

Hour

Theme

Presenter

 

Mon 6-July

8:30-9:30

Origin of bioethics: between religious inspiration and secularizationProf. Joseph Tham LC
 

9:30-10:30

Origin of bioethics: between religious inspiration and secularizationProf. Joseph Tham LC
 

11:00-12:00

Pluralism and multiculturalism in bioethics and the modern democratic StateProf. Francesco D’Agostino
 

12:00-13:00

Round table. Q&AProf. Joseph Tham LC

Prof. Francesco D’Agostino

 

15:00-16:00

Culturally characteristic expressions of bioethics: AsianProf. Joseph Tham LC

Mattia Kim LC

Prof. Michael Tai

 

16:00-17:00

Culturally characteristic expressions of bioethics: Asian
 

17:15-18:15

Culturally characteristic expressions of bioethics: AfricanProf. José Octávio Nunem
 

Tue 7-July

8:30-9:30

Global Ethics of Informed ConsentProf. Susan Mc Clernon
 

9:30-10:30

Group activity: Intercultural dialogue and the Catholic ChurchProf. Cristián Borgoño LC

Prof. Alberto García

 

11:00-12:00

Interreligious dialogue and ecumenismBishop Brian Farrell LC
 

12:00-13:00

Q&A: Interreligious and intercultural dialogue.Bishop Brian Farrell LC
 

15:00-18:15

Cineforum (a movie and commentary): “Stolen Summer”
 

Wed 8-July

8:30-9:30

Culturally characteristic expressions of Buddhist and Hindu bioethicsProf. Andreu Rocha
 

9:30-10:30

Culturally characteristic expressions of Buddhist and Hindu bioethicsProf. Andreu Rocha
 

11:00-12:00

Bioethics, science, reason and faithProf. Cristián Borgoño LC
 

12:00-13:00

Q&AProf. Andreu Rocha

Prof. Cristián Borgoño LC

 

15:00-16:00

The foundations for bioethics in Jewish traditionProf. Riccardo Di Segni
 

16:00-17:00

Jewish bioethics regarding the beginning and end of lifeProf. Riccardo Di Segni
 

17:15-18:15

Jewish bioethics regarding patient autonomy and scientific researchProf. Riccardo Di Segni
 

Th 9-July

8:30-9:30

The foundations for bioethics in Muslim traditionProf. Dariusch Atighetchi
 

9:30-10:30

Muslim bioethics regarding the beginning and end of lifeProf. Dariusch Atighetchi
 

11:00-12:00

Muslim bioethics regarding patient autonomy and scientific researchProf. Dariusch Atighetchi
 

12:00-13:00

Q&A, round table / group activity by continentsProf. Dariusch Atighetchi

Prof. Gonzalo Miranda LC

 

15:00-16:00

The foundations for bioethics in Christian traditionProf. Gonzalo Miranda LC
 

16:00-17:00

Christian bioethics regarding the beginning and end of lifeProf. Gonzalo Miranda LC
 

17:15-18:15

Christian bioethics regarding patient autonomy and scientific researchProf. Francisco Ballesta LC
 

Fri 10-July

8:30-9:30

A testimony to commitment in biopolitics: bioethics and politics in the history of medicineHonorable Paola Binetti
 

9:30-10:30

A testimony to commitment in biopolitics: Europe’s cultural rootsHonorable Rocco Buttiglione
 

11:00-12:00

Q&A, round tableMaria Novella Luciani

Honorable Paola Binetti

Honorable Rocco Buttiglione

 

12:00-13:00

A testimony to commitment in biopolitics: UN and international organizationsHonorable Eugenia Roccella
 

15:00-16:00

Recap of the 2nd SessionProf. Alberto García
 

16:00-17:00

Study on your own
 

17:15-18:15

Exam for the 2nd Session and distribution of certificates