Northeastern University, Boston
The meeting will take place from Sunday, October 27rth to Wednesday, October 30th and it will be held at the Northeastern University’s School of Law. More information will be forthcoming.
Come join us from October 21-25, 2013 for Emmanuel Jal’s Week for Peace. Emmanuel Jal is an author, global hip-hop star, actor, and human rights activist who uses music to promote his “We Want Peace” campaign. Space is limited, and reservations are required so please visit northeastern.edu/humanities to make a reservation and for more information.
Northeastern University, Boston
This year’s theme is “Frontiers of Informed Consent.” The workshop will be held on campus from Friday, September 27th to Sunday, September 28th. We are currently accepting paper submissions. Please see the workshop page for more information.
11:00a - 12:00p
Northeastern University, 333 Curry Student Center
Dr. Timothy De Ver Dye is a medical anthropologist and social epidemiologist who specializes in applied public health, particularly within marginalized, isolated, and global populations, and with a content focus on social and cultural determinants of health.
315 Shillman Hall
A lecture given by Dr. Louis Newman entitled, “Brave New World: Judaism and Genetic Technologies” will be held by Northeastern University on April 3rd. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
426 Renaissance Park
Elizabeth Bucar is an Associate Professor in the department of Religious Studies. This talk is part of the Humanities Center Works-in-Progress series.
426 Renaissance Park
Serena Parekh is an Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion, College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Lunch will be provided.
Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute Launch Event to celebrate 50 years of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.
West Village H, Room 110
Professor Lee Jung of the Department of Philosophy will host an open class to anyone who wants to attend the lecture by Lama Migmar Tseten.
Author, educator, and environmental activist Bill McKibben will be visiting November 14-15 as part of Northeastern University’s Artist and Practitioner in Residence Program. The visit is sponsored by the Ethics Institute and the Humanities Center. Event details to be announced.
1:00pm - 5:30pm
Join a gathering of leading scholars, health practitioners, and advocates for a discussion of what a human rights analysis has to offer to the dialogue about health outcomes in this country, and globally. For more information and registration, click here.
“Setting High Standards of Integrity in Public Life- and Sticking to Them.”
Please read A Wallet-Sized Code of Ethics prior to attending.
This workshop will consider new theoretical research on the topic of global justice and the ethics of exclusion. Questions around inclusion and exclusion are increasingly central to discussions of global justice. For example, what norms or moral principles ought to be used to determine political membership? Read more…
Works in Progress Colloquium Series: Toxic Trespass: Science, Activism, and Policy Concerning Chemicals In Our BodySeptember, 24, 2012
426 Renaissance Park 360 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115
29th International Social Philosophy Conference
Sponsored by North American Society for Social Philosophy
Civic Virtues, Divided Societies, and Democratic Dilemmas
July 26 – July 28, 2012
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Each Monday, the Environmental Justice Research Collaborative will be hosting talks by leaders in the environmental movement. For a list of events and an archive of past ones, click here.
Curry Student Center, Northeastern University
Northeastern Students4Giving will be hosting an open conference entitled, “From Mission to Market: A Conference on Funding Social Impact in the New Economy.” All students, faculty and staff are welcome, and refreshments will be served. Read more…
The event starts March 26th until the 30th.
Susan Shaw, marine toxicologist, author, ocean advocate, and founder of the Marine Environmental Research Institute, will be hosting a series on a variety of topics intersecting environmental pollutants and public health. For a list of events and their respective dates, click here.
10 Behrakis Center, Located on 30 Leon Street
Phil Brown, Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at Brown University, will be presenting a guest lecture at Northeastern University as part of an open classroom with Professor Daniel Faber on contested illnesses and the future of the environmental health movement.
32 Dockser Hall
Roberta Berry, J.D., Ph.D., will be leading a talk titled, “Contentious Policy Problems in Bioscience and Biotechnology: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy”. Read more…
250 Dockser Hall
The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy presents an informal panel, “Global Health and Human Rights Research Projects.”
The panel will feature Audrey Chapman, Professor at the University of Connecticut, Lisa Forman, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Director at the University of Toronto, and Ted Schrecker, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at the University of Ottowa.
West Village F, Room 20
Frances Moore Lappé, in partnership with the Open Classroom Series on Food and American Society: An Urban Perspective, will be giving a talk titled, “Food, Ecology, Democracy, Justice: What We Eat Matters.”
As part of the Global Justice Working Group series, Emily Cummins, a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, will be presenting her work. Lunch will be provided.
Emily Cummins, a Doctoral Student in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, will be giving a talk in conjunction with the Global Justice Faculty Works-in-Progress Series. For more information on Dr. Passas’ work, click here.
Professor Nikos Passas of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will be giving a talk in conjunction with the Global Justice Faculty Works-in-Progress Series. For more information on Dr. Passas’ work, click here.
145 South Bedford Street, Burlington Auditorium (1st floor), Burlington, MA
Stephen Nathanson, a Northeastern Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and College of Social Sciences and Humanities will be giving a talk titled, “What are Governments For?” Read more…
Doreen Lee will be presenting a paper entitled ”Post-Authoritarian Art and Protest in Indonesia.”
335 Shillman Hall
Matthias Ruth will be giving a talk entitled, “The Myths of Climate Economics and Policy: From Global Imperatives to Regional Analysis and Action.” This presentation raises the following three interrelated questions: (1) What are the main characteristics of our choice set when developing responses to climate change? (2) Are the co-benefits and co-costs of climate mitigation and adaptation considerable enough to shape investment and policy choices? (3) Which roles and responsibilities do local and regional decisions play in the broader national and international economic and climate policy context? Read more…
The School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs in conjunction with several other organizations will be hosting the forum, “Teach in Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy.” The event is open to the students, faculty, and the public. Read more…
240 Dockser Hall
The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy at the School of Law is pleased to announce the public sessions of the 2011 Economic and Social and Cultural Rights Institute, entitled, “Framing Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for Advocacy and Mobilization:Towards a Strategic Agenda in the United States.” Read more…
162 Meserve Hall
Ronald Sandler, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University, will be presenting a talk titled, “Global Climate Change and the Ethics of Species Preservation” as a part of the Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series. Read more…
12:00 - 1:30pm
Please join us for a lunchtime discussion on conceptions of global justice, led by Stephen Nathanson (Professor of Philosophy).
12pm - 1:30pm
240 Dockser Hall
Adrienne Asch, Professor of Bioethics at Yeshiva University, will be presenting a talk “Should We Pay for Eggs, Sperm, & Wombs?” The presentation will explore the intersection among law, biotechnology and ethics. Read more…
The 2011 Northeastern University Workshop in Applied Philosophy will be held from September 30th – October 2nd at Northeastern University in Boston. The topic will be “Ethical issues in Engineering Biological and Ecological Systems.” Read more…
12:00am - 1:30pm
220 Dockser Hall
Andrew Light, professor of philosophy at George Mason University and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, will be giving a presentation entitled, “The Moral Dimensions of Climate Diplomacy: From Carbon Caps to International Finance”. The talk will cover the ethical dimensions of climate change policy and their implications for climate politics and diplomacy. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Read more…