November 30, 2017
Two Scholars inducted into Pontifical Academy for Life
Two Senior Research Scholars, John Keown and Daniel Sulmasy, have received the high honor of being inducted as Ordinary Members of the Pontifical Academy for Life (Pontificia Academia Pro Vita).
November 27, 2017
Ethics Lab hosts ‘designer turned activist’ Krystal Arnett Henson
Krystal Arnett Henson visited Ethics Lab last week to speak with students about her experience as a “designer turned activist.”
November 21, 2017
Senior Scholar Featured in PBS Documentary ‘Your Health: A Sacred Matter’
KIE Senior Scholar Daniel Sulmasy, MD, PhD, will be featured in an upcoming documentary titled “Your Health: A Sacred Matter.”
November 13, 2017
KIE Research Associate Publishes Article on Emergency Involuntary Treatment Law for those with Mental Disorders
Marisha Wickremsinhe, KIE research associate and digital campaign coordinator, published an article in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. The paper, titled Emergency involuntary treatment law for people with mental disorders: A comparative analysis of legislation in LMICs, compares legislation for emergency involuntary treatment of individuals with mental disorders in low and middle income countries.
November 10, 2017
KIE Scholar Awarded Complex Moral Problems Grant
KIE postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Edenberg, and Communication, Culture, and Technology faculty member Meg Jones were awarded a Complex Moral Problems Grant through Georgetown University’s Engaged Ethics Initiative. The grant is a one-year award that aims to support collaborative interdisciplinary research into complex moral problems that have a real world impact.
November 7, 2017
KIE Hosts Michael Lynch for first event in speaker series on data ethics
Last week, the KIE hosted Michael Patrick Lynch, PhD, for its first event in a speaker series on data ethics. Lynch is a writer and professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, where his works spans topics such as truth, democracy, public discourse, and the ethics of technology.
Conversations in Bioethics: Data Ethics
Healy Hall: 6pm–9pm
Conversations in Bioethics is an annual event series that draws together creative student work and expert panel discussion on a pressing topic in bioethics. This year's topic is data ethics. Our esteemed panelists include NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, data scientist Cathy O'Neil, Senior Fellow at the United Nations Foundation Dr. Mayra Buvinic, and New York Time's best selling author Rick Smolan.
Symposium: The Governance and Regulation of Information Platforms
Georgetown Law, Gewirz 12th Floor: 8:30am–5:00pm
Join leading academics and policy experts for a day-long symposium on the governance and regulation of information platforms, hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Technology Law and Policy. Registration is required.