Monday, 6 September 2010

Public Health Ethics Conference Feb 2011 Hanover Germany

Public Health Ethics.
Scientific methods, foundational concepts, and case analyses
An interdisciplinary European conference for young scholars
February 14-18, 2011 at Hanover Medical School, Germany
Deadline for Abstracts: October 4, 2010

This five-day interdisciplinary conference takes up questions of public health ethics from 15 European scholars (PhD-students & post-docs) from the fields of public health, health services research, philosophy, biomedical ethics, medicine, nursing sciences, health economics, psychology, law, political science, and social sciences. All participants give an oral presentation of their research findings, which will then be discussed more thoroughly in a plenary session. Additional workshops with experts like Angus Dawson, PhD (Keele University, UK), Marcel Verweij, PhD (Utrecht University, NL), Johannes van Delden, MD, PhD (Utrecht University, NL), Neema Sofaer, PhD (King’s College London, UK) aim to improve international network building and teaching curricula in the field.

Participants are paid all travel and accommodation costs and an additional expense allowance of 300 € for preparing a manuscript that shall be published in an anthology edited by the conference organizers. The conference language is English.

Please send your application containing an abstract (max. 500 words), a curriculum vitae and a publication list to:

After peer review, all applicants will be informed about the acceptance of their proposed talk by November 5, 2010.

Further information and Call for Abstracts

Daniel Strech MD, PhD (Hanover Medical School, Centre for Public Health and Healthcare)
Georg Marckmann, MD, MPH (University of Tübingen)

Irene Hirschberg, MD, MPH
Institute for History, Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine
Centre for Public Health and Healthcare
Hannover Medical School
Carl-Neuberg-Straße 1
30625 Hannover, Germany
phone: 0049-511 532-8241 (Hirschberg) or -2709 (Strech)

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