November 1, 2018
KIE Scholar Publishes New Book
KIE Senior Research Scholar John Keown has produced a second edition of his widely acclaimed book Euthanasia, Ethics and Public Policy. It will be published in the US by Cambridge University Press in late November. The book, a significantly revised, updated and expanded version argues against the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia and/or physician-assisted suicide on […]
November 8, 2018
Spanish translation of Gómez-Lobo and Keown, Bioethics and the Human Goods
Senior Research Scholar John Keown will be flying to Santiago, Chile, to attend the launch on 22 November of the Spanish translation of Bioethics and the Human Goods, an introduction to natural law bioethics that was drafted by Professor Alfonso Gómez-Lobo, completed by Keown after the former’s untimely death and published by Georgetown University Press […]
September 12, 2018
NIH Joint Colloquium in Bioethics 2018-2019
The KIE is proud to continue as a co-sponsor of the Joint Bioethics Colloquium for 2018-19. The Joint Colloquium in Bioethics is a topical seminar that meets 4-5 times each semester at the NIH Clinical Center to discuss the work of distinguished visiting speakers. The seminar is co-sponsored by the NIH Department of Bioethics, The […]
July 31, 2018
KIE Announces Dr. Daniel Sulmasy as Acting Director
Georgetown University’s Kennedy Institute of Ethics announces Dr. Daniel Sulmasy as the new Acting Director.
April 18, 2018
2018 Bioethics Research Showcase Winners Announced
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics’ Undergraduate Bioethics Research Showcase, a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories, was hosted this spring for the fourth year. The Showcase awarded two Grand Champions, along with first, second, and third place winners across all categories. This year’s grand champions included Sam Lee and Maddy Rice.
April 6, 2018
One-Night Only! Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage
This year’s Bioethics Research Showcase will feature a one-night only performance of Derangements: Putting the Unthinkable on Stage, a series of short plays and performances inspired by our changing climate. The event will take place Wednesday, April 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room, following the Gallery Reception. […]
Conversations in Bioethics
Conversations in Bioethics is an annual campus-wide discussion of a crucial bioethics issue. This year, our focus is on end of life care.
Intensive Bioethics Course
Back and better than ever the updated intensive bioethics course runs from June 6-8, 2019, offering new lectures and small group sessions with KIE scholars, affiliates, and guests.