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Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University


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August 17, 2021

Researchers presentation


Tuesday, August 17th, 2021


10h30: Chamberlin Christopher, University of California, Berkeley, President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Fellow ICI Berlin, Bioethics - History of Medicine

  • Toward a Subject of Racism: Case Histories from the Psychiatric Clinic (1930-1970)


10h50: Horstman Klasien, Maastricht University, Prof. Philosophy of Public Health, Philosophy

  • Unraveling the fabric of healthy societies: how epistemic and political technologies of accountability perform public health practices and their enabling/damaging impacts


11h10: Pieri Elisa, The University of Manchester, Lecturer, Sociology

  • COVID-2019: Ethical and Social Impacts of outbreak preparedness and response


11h30: Starke Georg, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Assistant/PhD student, Bioethics - Medical ethics

  • Trusting Black-Box Algorithms? Ethical Challenges for Machine Learning in Healthcare


11h50: Taithe Bertrand, University of Manchester, Professor, History of Medicine

  • Humanitarian aid and public health policy: Hepatitis C in Cambodia.


12h10 End of presentations


Buffet lunch served by the Foundation in the Brocher Centre