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Wed August 19, 2015 to Sat August 22, 2015


Bioethics and Biopolitics
Wed August 27, 2014 to Sat August 30, 2014

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UNESCO Ethics Teacher Training Course - Call for Applications

20. November, 2017 - 24. November, 2017

Ethics Teacher Training Course at University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand 

The Ethics Teachers' Training Course is organized by UNESCO Jakarta Office and University of Otago’s Bioethics Centre. It is designed to advance pedagogical capacity for ethics teaching and improve the quality of ethics education around the world. The Course offers a unique opportunity for participants from the Pacific region and from countries around the world to enhance their teaching capacities in ethics. The Ethics Teaching Training Course is conducted by a team of experts with extensive experience in ethics education, including the faculty of the University of Otago. A successful candidate for the Course will have a Master’s or higher degree (in areas such as law, medicine, philosophy, ethics, or social sciences), experience or future plans of teaching ethics, and a good command of English language.


 Persons who want to register should fill out and send the application form to as early as possible, and before the 30 July 2017 deadline. This form is also available on the dedicated UNESCO web site.  Applicants should also include a letter of intent (600 words) explaining why they wish to participate in the course and how they expect to benefit from it. While the participation in the course is free, the participants are expected to cover their travel and accommodation expenses for the training. For more information: Please contact Mr Irakli Khodeli at UNESCO Jakarta Office (i.khodeli(at); or visit the Jakarta Office WebsiteDeadline for application:  30 July 2017. Application Form:

Links: ETTC University of Otago Announcement:



Desire to have children and genome-editing: Ethical, legal and social aspects of genome-editing in in-vitro fertilisation - Research Retreat for PhD students and Early Career Researchers

10. July, 2017 - 14. July, 2017

The University of Tübingen in Germany is organizing a research retreat for PhD-students and early career researchers. Topic of the research retreat are the ethical, legal, and social aspects of genome-editing and in-vitro fertilization with a special focus on the comparison between the United Kingdom and Germany. The university is looking to invite a mixed group of participants from the UK as well as Germany and from diverse backgrounds, i.e. law, social sciences, ethics, life sciences and medicine. Please send an abstract (max. 500 words) for a paper you would like to present at the retreat together with a short curriculum vitae to and Deadline is the 13th of April 2017. After consultation by a team of experts, up to 14 participants will receive invitations.Invited participants are asked to submit the manuscripts of their papers until the 25th of June 2017. The manuscripts will be distributed to all participants in advance for preparation of the research retreat. See here for further information.

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