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Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University

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September 3, 2020

Researchers presentations


 

09h30: Rehsmann Julia, University of Bern, University of Liverpool, PhD candidate, Research 

             Fellow, Anthropology

 

  • EPrec(ar)ious Live(r)s: An Anthropological Engagement with Failing Livers and the Promises of Transplant Medicine

 

09h50: Nyikuri Mary, Strathmore University, Doctoral Fellow, Anthropology

 

  • Nurses Perceptions about quality of inpatient care for sick newborns in Nairobi, Kenya


 

10h10: Mitra Sayani, University Medical Center Goettingen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Sociology

 

  • Disruptive Embodiments: An ethnography of risks and failures during commercial surrogacy in India

 

10h30: Lee Tsung-Ling, Center for biomedical ethics, Research Fellow, Law

 

  • Gene drives in the Global Age: Dual uses and the Rule of Law


 

10h50 - 11h05: coffee break


 

11h05: Hopman Roos, University of Amsterdam, MSc., PhD student, Anthropology

 

  • Facing the unknown suspect: An inquiry into ‘the face’ generated through Forensic DNA Phenotyping


 

11h25: Hauskeller Christine, University of Exeter, UK, Professor, Philosophy & 

             Harrington Jean, Senior Associate Innovation Unit, Dr., Bioethics - Medical Ethics

     

  • Toward Harmonized Ethical Standards


 

11h45: Canca Cansu, AI Ethics Lab, Dr. - Founder, Philosophy 

 

  • Performance Arts and Professional Sports: Where is the moral limit?


 

12h05 - 13h30: Buffet lunch served by the Foundation in the Brocher Centre


 

13h30: Branagan Lesley, Leipzig University, PhD Candidate, Anthropology

 

  • Write a book about barriers to women’s health seeking in urban India


 

13h50: Bélisle-Pipon Jean-Christophe, Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School, Visiting 

             Researcher, Bioethics - Medical ethics

 

  • AIship: The New States of Being











 

14h10  END OF THE PRESENTATIONS