8th International Bioethics, Multiculturalism and Religion Workshop
November 8 @ 8:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Religious Perspectives on Bioethics:
Protecting the environment, the biosphere and biodiversity
We are pleased to announce that the 8th UNESCO Workshop on Bioethics, Multiculturalism and Religion will be held from November 8 to 10, 2021** at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Experts from religious (Buddhist, Christian, Confucian, Hindu, Islamic, Jewish) and secular traditions will analyze and discuss “Religious Perspectives on Bioethics: Protecting the environment, the biosphere and biodiversity” from an Interreligious and Multicultural Perspective.
The workshop is held by the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights and co-organized with the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Sponsors include the Ministry of Education, Thailand and the University of Chicago Medicine (Program on Medicine and Religion).
** The tentatively scheduled dates of the event are November 8-10, 2021. However, due to the unforeseeable circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic and the local protests in Thailand, the event dates will be finalized in mid-September, 2021. An alternative date (if the event is postponed) is set for Jan 31-February 2, 2022.