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The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University helped to invent the field of bioethics, beginning a tradition of creative leadership in practical ethics that continues into the twenty-first century.

Recent News

March 20, 2017

Announcing “A Pound of Flesh”: New play tackles slavery, reparations, and the ethics of live organ donation

This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.

March 17, 2017

Library Reference Services: An introduction

Learn more about the reference services provided by the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library, and the way they have shifted over the decades since the Library’s founding.

March 14, 2017

Visiting researcher explores Japanese public discourse on biomedical issues

Researcher Shin Fujieda is scheduled to give an informal presentation of his research on the employment of religious concepts in Japanese public discourse concerning biomedical issues.

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