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October 2019

CRISPR Consensus? Public debate and the future of genome editing in human reproduction

October 26, 2019
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States CA United States + Google Map

On October 26th, our Chair Fellow Fr. Prof. Joseph Tham, LC, will participate in the open symposium on public participation in ethics and policy around making heritable changes to human DNA at the University of California, Berkeley. Credit: innovativegenomics.org New genome editing technologies have the potential to profoundly affect the future of humanity. The ability to make direct genetic changes to the DNA of future children raises far-reaching ethical questions. Should it be done? For what purposes? With what limitations?…

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November 2019

Bioethical considerations for policymakers in businesses’ NeuroDI-Warfare.

November 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The World Bank Group, 1818 H Street NW
Washington DC, 20433 United States
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On November 6th, our research scholar Mariel Kalkach Aparicio will participate in the session entitled "Business and the protection of the general interest and the citizen" part of the The Law, Justice and Development (LJD) Week 2019.  Abstract "In this session I will highlight some key components of the bioethical reflections made in research contexts which seem to be less considered in the real-world practices of business. I will focus on the challenges of policymaking within the business-consumer interaction; specifically, in the…

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International Conference on Protecting the Future Generation and the Ethics of Human Reproduction

November 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Hassan II Mosque, Boulevard de la Corniche
Casablanca, 20000 Morocco
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In this three-day event, the UNESCO Chair workshop, as part of the Bioethics, Multiculturalism, and Religion area of interest, will analyze and discuss “Protecting the Future Generations and the Ethics of Human Reproduction” from an Interreligious and Multicultural Perspective. Experts from religious (Buddhist, Christian, Confucian, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish) and secular traditions will discuss article 16 of the UNESCO Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights: “The impact of life sciences on future generations, including on their genetic constitution should be given…

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December 2019

THE NEW ANTHROPOLOGICAL CHALLENGES: between memory and vision of the future

December 11, 2019 - December 12, 2019
Notre Dame Pontifical Institute of Jerusalem, HaTsanhanim, 3
Jerusalem, 9120402 Israel
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From 11 to 12 December 2019 Our Director Prof. Alberto Garcia and Chair Fellow Fr. Alberto Carrara, LC, will participate in the international conference: the new anthropological challenges between memory and vision of the future at the Notre Dame Pontifical Institute in Jerusalem organized by Università Europea di Roma. Prof. Alberto García will discuss Dialogue in diversity: Cross-cultural challenge of fostering convergence and cooperation in global bioethics Fr. Alberto Carrara, LC, will discuss Neuroethics: an emerging anthropological challenge Download the…

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January 2020

Towards a Bioesthetics in favor of integral human health

January 8 - January 9
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Calle Tulipán
Madrid, 28933 Spain
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On January 8th and 9th our Director Prof. Alberto Garcia and our two research scholars Dr. Giulia Bovassi and Dr. Melissa Maioni will participare in the second seminar in Bioesthetics organized by the Bioesthetics Group of Study (Grupo de Estudio Bioestética - GEB) in Madrid. Specifically, Prof. Alberto Garcia will give a lecture on “The self-transforming power of beauty in the behavior of the patient and the healthcare professional”. Dr. Giulia Bovassi will discuss "The vulnerability of the flesh as…

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