Inhabiting Postgenomic Worlds. Reconfiguring Responsibilities and Solidarities — B.STS Workshop  KU Leuven, 7-8 December 2016
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Inhabiting Postgenomic Worlds. Reconfiguring Responsibilities and Solidarities — B.STS Workshop KU Leuven, 7-8 December 2016

Inhabiting Postgenomic Worlds. Reconfiguring Responsibilities and Solidarities B.STS Workshop KU Leuven, 7-8 December 2016 The full sequencing of the “human genome” has had and continues to have multiple range of consequences. In this so-called ‘postgenomic era’, promises, expectations, fears, hypes and hopes abound. This workshop intends to ground such narratives into an empirical question: what are current existing and/or emerging...

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Lecture and Seminar with Klasien Horstman @KUL

Solidarity in Europe: A new future for an old idea? An interdisciplinary lecture series hosted by the Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO), KU Leuven This interdisciplinary series provides in-depth theoretical and applied knowledge of the notion of solidarity in European societies and of the different dynamics that shape manifestations of contemporary solidarities. The lecture series brings together renowned experts working on a...

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Cfp: Social Sciences & Health Innovations — Making Health Public

Third International Conference Social Sciences & Health Innovations: Making Health Public May 22-24, 2017, Tomsk, Russia The goals of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health have long been the locus of efforts by states, cities and other actors in the public health field. But exactly does the ‘public’ stand for in public health? Public refers to collectives and solidarities on a local, national and global scale;...

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Life science & Society Lab’s guest lecture: Katrin Solhdju – ‘Co-Constructing Huntington’s Disease: An Ecological Perspective’

The lecture of Katrin Soldhju is postponed to November 15 (instead of October 25 as was previously announced). GUEST LECTURE KATRIN SOLHDJU – ‘CO-CONSTRUCTING HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE: AN ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE’ When 25 Oct 2016  November 15 from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM Where SW 02.15 Add event to calendar vCal iCal Katrin Solhdju (VUB) will give a guest lecture entitled ‘Co-constructing Huntington’s...

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CESO Solidarity Lecture Series 2016 “Solidarity in Europe: A new future for an old idea?”
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CESO Solidarity Lecture Series 2016 “Solidarity in Europe: A new future for an old idea?”

This interdisciplinary lecture series aims to shed light on the variety of European uses of the principle of solidarity. Solidarity as a social issue regained currency in European society in recent times as a result of longer-term structural and cultural processes related to individualisation and globalisation. With the present economic crisis and connected reforms of welfare states, solidarity is now back on top of the European...

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