The schedule for the workshop on Ethical and Political Issues in Urban Food Systems, held by the Northeastern University Consortium on Food Systems Sustainability, Health, and Equity and the Ethics Institute, is now available. Please click on the link below to view it.
Kevin Outterson, Professor of Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights, Boston University School of Law will speak on “Advancing Global Health Through a Treaty on Antimicrobial Resistance.”
The Ethics Institute and the Consortium on Food Systems Sustainability, Health and Equality invite proposals for a workshop on Feeding Cities: Ethical and Policy Issues in Urban Food Systems. More information about the workshop and submitting an abstract can be found here.
The Open Classroom topic this semester for the School of Public Policy is Justice: What is Right and Why. There will be lectures related to the theme each Wednesday throughout the semester, 6-8pm, in West Village F, Room 20. The class begins September 3rd, and Ethics Institute faculty will be presenting on September 10th and 17th. The complete Schedule can be found here.
Prof. Rory Smead’s research on the evolution of spite and cooperation was recently featured in an article in the New York Times. The original research article, “The Evolution of Fairness Through Spite,” can be found here, and the New York Times article is here.