Save the Dates: Upcoming Symposium and Lecture

The Anscombe Bioethics Centre is pleased to announce the following upcoming events:

Saturday, 19 October 2019: Half-Day Symposium
“Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives”

With papers by:
 Dr Jorge Martinez (Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)

Prof. David Paton (Professor of Industrial Economics, University of Nottingham)

Time: 1pm-4.30
Venue: Blackfriars, Oxford


Friday, 8 November 2019: The Anscombe Memorial Lecture 
“Twinning and Human Individuality”

A lecture on identical twinning and the status of the human embryo, by Dr Maureen Condic

Time: 4pm
(lecture followed by a drinks reception)
Venue: Blackfriars, Oxford

Dr Maureen L. Condic is Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She is also a member of the US National Science Board and is a corresponding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

Her current research involves the control of human stem cell potency and differentiation. In 2018 she co-authored a book entitled Human Embryos, Human Beings: A Scientific and Philosophical Approach.

———————————————More details on both events to follow. Please save the dates — we hope to see you there! 

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