Past Events

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Disorders of Consciousness & Neuroethics: A Clinician’s Guide
June 2, 2015

Who’s Responsible for Climate Change?
December 1, 2014

Just Water: Theology, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis
April 23, 2014

Personhood Beyond the Human Conference
Co-sponsored with the Institute for Emerging Technology
December 6-8, 2013

Why We Play: Technology, Values, and Embodiment in Sport
Terry Fund Lecture given by Thomas H. Murray, Dwight H. Terry Visiting Scholar in Bioethics; President Emeritus of The Hastings Center
April 23, 2013

Alzheimer’s and Advance Directives
Panel discussion with Bonnie Steinbock, Paul Menzel, and Jane Givens
April 9, 2013

Global Health, Human Rights, and Distributive Justice
Special Guest Lecture by John W. Lango, Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Hunter College of the City University of New York
November 10, 2010

Recruiting Patients for Pharma: Private-Sector Physicians and Contract Research

Special Guest Lecture by Jill A. Fisher, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Biomedical Ethics & Society, Vanderbilt University

November 3, 2010

Bioethical Implications of Nonlocal Consciousness: How new research on the continuity of consciousness could affect the treatment of patients reporting near-death experiences

Spiritual Perspectives on Bioethics Presentation Lecture co-sponsored with Yale Divinity School Initiative in Religion, Science & Technology

October 28, 2010

The Emerging Alliance of Religion and Ecology

School of Forestry Lecture by Bioethics Center Senior Scholars Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

October 20, 2010

Suffering and Assisted Suicide

Session of the Living with Disability Seminar (part of the Summer Internship Program), June 17, 2010

Quality Matters: Improving Communication in Research and Practice

Symposium funded by the Donaghue Foundation grant, May 11, 2010

Environmental (Dis)Locations: a conference with religious imagination exploring environmental justice and climate change

Conference co-sponsored with the Edward J. & Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund · Office of the Secretary . Yale Center for Transnational Cultural Analysis · Yale Divinity School · Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies ·  Forum on Religion and Ecology ·  Department of Religious Studies · Department of African American Studies · Initiative on Religion and Politics · Middle Passage Conversations Initiative on Black Religion in the African Diaspora

April 8-10, 2010

Our Toxic Environment: Its Effects and What We Can Do about It

Panel discussion co-sponsored with FORE and F&ES, March 26, 2010

Michael Polanyi and the Bioethics of Responsible Science 
“Spiritual Perspectives on Bioethics” Presentation
Lecture co-sponsored with Yale Divinity School Initiative in Religion, Science & Technology, March 24, 2010


Community-Based Research: New Ethical Challenges
Conference funded by the Donaghue Foundation grant and co-sponsored with CARE, May 21, 2009

Rescue Behavior During Genocide

Conference funded by a grant from John Haas, May 8 2009

Health Care Reform: The State of the Debate

Yale-Hastings Program Kickoff Symposium April 28th, 2009