Bioethics Research Showcase
Healey Family Student Center (Great Room): ALL DAY
The Bioethics Research Showcase at Georgetown University is a juried exhibition of student work in a variety of categories and disciplines, situated at the intersection of the many topics in the ethics of health, the environment, and emerging technologies that comprise the field of bioethics.
Intensive Bioethics Course 44
Join us at Georgetown University on June 4-6, 2020, for the 44th annual Intensive Bioethics Course (IBC). This world-famous course offers stimulating plenary lectures by eminent scholars and clinicians, followed by in-depth small-group discussions led by expert facilitators.
November 26, 2019
Kent Place School students visit the KIE
Twelve students and 3 teachers from The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School in Summit, NJ, visited the Kennedy Institute of Ethics on November 18 and 19, 2019, to conduct research and learn more about bioethics. The students applied and were selected by Kent Place School for their year-long program, led by Karen Rezach, PhD, […]
November 5, 2019
Murray Feshbach, formerly of The Kennedy Institute, expert Soviet demographer, dies at 90
We are sad to share that Murray Feshbach, formerly of The Kennedy Institute’s then-Center for Population Research, died October 25, 2019. He was 90. Dr. Feshbach joined Georgetown University in 1981 after a successful career with the U.S. Census Bureau, retiring as the Chief of the Soviet Branch of the Foreign Demographic Division. He was […]
September 16, 2019
KIE Senior Research Scholars Powers & Faden Publish New Book
KIE Senior Research Scholars Madison Powers and Ruth Faden recently published Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights through the Oxford University Press. Powers and Faden identify structural injustice and present a well-being account that assesses systematic patterns of unfairness. Their theory explains the interconnectedness of human rights violations, advantage, and unfair power patterns. Learn […]
Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr Publishes New Book
KIE Senior Research Scholar Karen Stohr recently published Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement through the Oxford University Press. Professor Stohr assesses the gap between what we are like and what we think we should be like. The goal of moral improvement is to narrow that gap. Learn more and order here. […]
August 5, 2019
KIE Scholars Respond to Proposed Aid-in-Dying Laws
KIE Acting Director and Andre Hellegers Professor of Biomedical Ethics Dr. Daniel Sulmasy and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Christian Ethics John Keown both responded to new efforts to change assisted dying laws. In the United States, the state of New Jersey recently enacted an Aid-in-Dying law where clinicians can prescribe pills to terminally ill patients. […]View News Archive
Stay up-to-date with bioethics at Georgetown.
Sign up for the KIE mailing list using the form below, and never miss an event!