Sujatha Jesudason, director of the CGS Program on Gender, Justice and Human Genetics, is speaking at three public events in the next three months:
- January 26-31, Porto Alegre, Brazil: World Social Forum
Sujatha will be speaking on "(Re)creating Life: Ethical, Social and Gender Aspects of New Human Genetic Technologies" as part of the Heinrich Böll Foundation workshop on the "The Biopolitics of Life: The Privatization of Life and Knowledge."
- February 25-27, Cincinnati: Women Coming Together: Claiming the Law for Social Change
Sujatha is on a panel on "Emerging Issues in Reproductive Health: Impact of Ideology and Technology on Women's Access and Rights" at this University of Cincinnati conference sponsored by the Ford Foundation.
- March 11-12, New Orleans: Incite! Color of Violence 3: Stopping the War on Women of Color Conference
Sujatha is giving a workshop on "Gender-Based Violence of Biotechnology and Sex Selection," with collaborative partners Rajani Bhatia from the Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment, Rupsa Mallik of Center for Health and Gender Equity, and Shamita Das Dasgupta of Manavi, a South Asian domestic violence prevention organization.
Please contact Sujatha if you are interested in learning more about any of these events.
October 20-22, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: Money, Money, Money: Bioethic$ Confront$ Dollar$ And $en$e
April 8-13, Doorn, The Netherlands: Biomedicine Within the Limits of Human Existence
This conference, the second in a series focusing on "Biomedical Technology and Practice Reconsidered," will address morality and the limits of human existence, power, and knowledge. Ethicists as well as researchers from the life sciences and medicine, sociologists, anthropologists and researchers of philosophy of law are invited.
The annual meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society, to be held at Dalhousie University, will focus on the role of money and economics in bioethics. In addition, there will be a pre-conference on "Ethical Challenges in Human Development and Genetics." See the flyer [MS Word doc].