Call for abstracts Digital Health Care

Workshop Data and Stories in Digital Health Care. Mixed Methods for Medical Humanities The workshop “Data and Stories in Digital Healthcare” examines the mutual entanglements of the humanities with medicine and data science. It focuses on the variety of forms in which information about health and illness travel between different stakeholders, such as patients andContinue reading “Call for abstracts Digital Health Care”

Call for papers: Asymmetrical Ethics

Toward an Asymmetrical Ethics: Power, Relations, and the Diversity of Subjectivities International conference organised November 13 to 15 by the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge at the School of Culture and Education, Södertörn University. Intersubjective relations In Western societies and philosophical traditions, the egalitarian relation between rational subjects has since long been understood as anContinue reading “Call for papers: Asymmetrical Ethics”

10 reasons to attend Global Carework Summit

The Carework Network is organizing a three-day conference to bring together carework researchers from across disciplines and across the globe; June 9-11, 2019, Toronto, Ontario. Top ten reasons to attend the Global Carework Summit in Toronto Be inspired and challenged by Juliana Martinez-Franzoni, a leading scholar of care in Latin America, whose innovative work drawsContinue reading “10 reasons to attend Global Carework Summit”

Caring democracy: current topics in the political theory of care

Introduction In 2013, political care ethicist Joan Tronto((Joan C. Tronto is Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Professor Emerita at the City University of New York and initiator of the Care Ethics Research Consortium www.care-ethics.org.)) applied a care-ethical view to democratic theory in her book Caring democracy: Markets, equality and justice, and invited scholarsContinue reading “Caring democracy: current topics in the political theory of care”

Call for Papers: Second Global Carework Summit

The Carework Network is organizing a three-day conference to bring together carework researchers from across disciplines and across the globe; June 9-11, 2019, Toronto, Ontario. Carework Network The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Care needs areContinue reading “Call for Papers: Second Global Carework Summit”

Call for abstracts: Ethics in action

EACME annual conference, September 2018 Amsterdam Ethics in Action The significance of ethics in clinical practice, education & research Doing ethics consists of reflecting, reasoning and contributing to a good life: in practice, with practice and for practice. Ethics is about thinking what it means to realize a better practice and which moral competences are needed in order toContinue reading “Call for abstracts: Ethics in action”

Call for Papers: Why Care?

July 2018 the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin) organizes the symposium Why Care? This symposium will explore aesthetic and political practices of care in their historical dimensions and contemporary manifestations across critical disability studies, crip, queer, feminist theories, political theory, and literary studies. Call for Papers From care for the environment to care forContinue reading “Call for Papers: Why Care?”

Call for Papers: Societas Ethica’s Annual Conference

Call for Papers: Feminist Ethics and the Question of Gender Societas Ethica’s 55th Annual Conference, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium — 23-26 August 2018 Why should feminist ethics and gender be a central focus in the work of philosophical and theological ethics? While this question has been discussed within the fields of feminist and gender theory, philosophers and theologians have oftenContinue reading “Call for Papers: Societas Ethica’s Annual Conference”

Between Care and Terror

Klaxon, an elektronic magazine about ‘living art in public space’, just published a special issue on Care and Terror. Last year, Joan Tronto spoke about this topic at a conference in Brussels. Now her contribution and others have been included in this issue, which you can dowload for free. Care Confronted with terror, what can artContinue reading “Between Care and Terror”

Different perspectives on care work

2017 Carework Summit: coming together of feminist economical, political and sociological views on care work. This June, scholars, policymakers and members of societal organizations gathered during the three-day conference 2017 Carework Summit in Lowell, Massachusetts in the United States. Together, they inquired and discussed problems in the field of Care Work – a field that focusesContinue reading “Different perspectives on care work”

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