Newsletter November 2017

                                                                                                                        November 2017

AABHL AGM

The AGM is usually associated with the annual conference. However given that there is no Conference in 2017, the AGM will be held immediately following the Clinical Ethics Stream meeting on Monday 20 November 2017 at 4;15pm.

 

The meeting will be in Seminar Room 115, Veterinary Science Conference Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus - Building B22 on this map http://sydney.edu.au/maps/campuses/?area=CAMDAR

 

Elections for the AABHL Committee and Officer positions will be conducted at the AGM.

 

We are calling for nominations for the following positons;

  • Committee member (3 positions available)
  • Secretary
  • President

 Please see attached proxy form. Proxy forms may be forwarded to AABHL Secretary, Lynn.Woodward@jcu.edu.au  before cob Wednesday  15th November please.

 

AABHL Streams Activities

The first face to face meeting of the Empirical Bioethics stream will be held in the Medical Foundation Building at University of Sydney on Monday November 13, 2017. Building K25 on this map http://sydney.edu.au/maps/campuses/?area=CAMDAR   Please view  http://www.utas.edu.au/law-and-genetics/research-and-projects/workshop/empirical-bioethics-stream-workshop

Program is attached – if you are intending to participate in the workshop but have not registered, please let us know for catering purposes  empirical.ethics@gmail.com

 

 

Clinical Ethics Stream Network Meeting; 10am-4pm, Monday 20 November 2017; Veterinary Science Conference Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus http://sydney.edu.au/maps/campuses/?area=CAMDAR (Building B22 on this map:).

 

 

Additional Stream workshops are planned as follows; 

Stream

Date

Location

Contact

Research Ethics

5 October

Canberra

acrowden@unimelb.edu.au

 

 

 

New Stream

Students and Early Career Researchers Stream

Cynthia Forlini and Jonnie Kennedy, the joint leaders of the newly formed Students and Early Career Researchers Stream are keen to hear from AABHL members and others who are interested in participating in the Stream. If you would like to sign up to our S/ECR Stream mailing list please email: Cynthia.forlini@sydney.edu.au with the subject ‘AABHL S/ECR Stream mailing list’

 

AABHL members are requested to provide this information to other relevant people who may be interested in joining this Stream.

 

 

Positions vacant

 The University of Sydney is advertising two fixed-term Lecturer positions in Philosophy:

Lecturer in Philosophy (Epistemology, Metaphysics and Logic)
Four-year fixed-term position at Level B, commencing January 2018

Lecturer in Philosophy (Ethics and Critical Thinking)
Three-year fixed-term position at Level B, commencing January 2018

Applications close 11:30pm, 12 November 2017 (Sydney time).

 

Professor / Associate Professor (Reader) in Critical Health Psychology (A288-17CA)
School of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Massey University, New Zealand
Inquiries can be directed to: Professor Kerry Chamberlain (k.chamberlain@massey.ac.nz<mailto:k.chamberlain@massey.ac.nz>)
Applications https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/q0YwBQf884d2tz?domain=massey-careers.massey.ac.nz
Applications close: 11:45 p.m. on 1 December 2017

 

Seminars, Conferences, Meetings, Workshops etc

 

November 2017

Science of the self: The agency and body representation research forum

20th – 22nd November, 2017

Coogee Beach, Sydney, Australia http://scienceofselfconference.org/

 

 

Thursday 23 November, 2017 5.30pm - 7.30pm Public Lecture on the Ethics of Editing Embryos, Professor Bonnie Steinbeck.

https://events.arts.monash.edu/c/express/92340be7-e618-49ff-88e9-6f619c93a564?_ga=2.19139647.664373406.1509670350-1898743068.1476067808
State Library of Victoria 
Village Roadshow Theatrette, Entry 3 (view map)

 

 

9th LUMEN International Scientific Conference: Communicative Action and Transdisciplinarity in the Ethical Society (CATES) https://conferencealerts.com/show-event?id=191638
24th November 2017 Targoviste, Romania

 

 

 

30 November at LaTrobe University’s Melbourne City campus– Centre For Health Law And Society Health Inequities, Trade And Global Governance Research Symposium – see attached flyer

 

 

 

Now until deadline of 15 January 2018 Special issue on Environment and Health in the journal Health

Papers are invited that address one or more of the following:
* Social theories of environment and human health and/or wellbeing.
* Climate change and human health.
* Human rights, environment and health.
* Environment and public health
* Public policy and/or governance on health and environment
* Beyond human impacts: rethinking environmental health.

 

Papers may be submitted electronically from 14 July 2017 until the deadline of 15 January 2018 to the  Manuscript Central website at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/health 

https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/journal/health#submission-guidelines

 

 

June 2018

Intersex Social Sciences: Activism, Human Rights, and Citizenship conference in Bologna, 4-5 June 2018. Call For Papers
https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/pLG0B1fx1r5kFE?domain=research.hud.ac.uk

 

July 2018

ICCEC ‏  Jul 28  2018 The ICCEC2018 website has been updated with confirmed speakers http://iccec2018.org/programme  Profiles to follow.

 Resources

 

NSW Health Genomics Strategy (the Strategy) is now available on the NSW Health website via the following link: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/services/Pages/nsw-health-genomics-strategy.aspx.

 

 

University of Toronto Law Journal
Ahead of Print
https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/35741

 

Public Health Ethics

Vol 10, Issue 3, Nov 2017

https://academic.oup.com/phe

 

Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology
Volume 24, Number 3, September 2017
https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/36932

 

 

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Please forward any concerns you may have regarding receipt of your complimentary copy of the JBI to Bronwen Morrell at bronwen.morrell@gmail.com  

 

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