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29th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE : "Medicalisation"

du mercredi 19 août 2015 au samedi 22 août 2015

Ghent
19 janvier 2015

This conference will organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) and the Bioethics Institute Ghent, Belgium.


Focus

The focus of the conference is on ethical and philosophical issues related to “medicalization”.

- Medicalisation : Conceptual analyses

  • History of the concept
  • Commercialisation and globalisation
  • Pharmaceuticalisation
  • Biomedicalisation
  • Cost-benefit analysis

- Enhanced selves, medicalised selves & normality

  • Genetic information
  • DSMV
  • Self-enhancement
  • Children and behaviour
  • Transhumanism

Reproduction

  • Medically assisted reproduction
  • Pregnancy
  • Fertility preservation
  • Reproductive care
  • Preconception planning & behaviour

End of life

  • Advanced directives
  • Terminal sedation
  • Euthanasia & physician assisted suicide
  • Nursing perspectives
  • Ageing

Prevention and livestyle

  • Health promotion & prevention
  • Nudges & freedom
  • Food politics
  • Lifestyle & individual responsibility
  • Consumption patterns

Registration form

Available here.

Programme

Available here.

The programme of the conference will include plenary sessions as well as parallel sessions. Anyone wishing to present a paper at the conference should submit an abstract (500 words maximum) before March 1, 2015. The Conference Programme Committee will select abstracts for oral presentation.

The deadline for registrations is June 30th, 2015.

Abstracts and registrations could be sent by email to :

Professor Bert Gordijn, Secretary of the ESPMH

Institute of Ethics

Dublin City University

Ireland

- bert.gordijn at dcu.ie

More...

- http://espmh.org/