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Risk and Hope in Biomedicine and Public Health

  • International Conference

  • August 25-26, 2015

About the conference

  • Health enhancement and perfectionism – between risk and hope.
  • Hope. Based upon probabilities or possibilities of practice change.
  • Hope and reproductive technologies.
  • Health risk  - personal or public issue
  • Risk evaluations in Public Health. Statistical models, expert knowledge and lay perspectives
  • User perspectives on hope and risk in biomedicine and health enhancement


  • Isabelle Stengers (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • Nikolas Rose (King's College London)
  • Alfred Nordmann (Darmstadt)
  • Marianne Boening (Twente)
  • Philippa Levine (Austin, Texas)
  • Ayo Wahlberg (University of Copenhagen)
  • Emily Martin (not confirmed)
  • Verner Møller (Aarhus University)
  • Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus University)
  • Karin Christiansen (VIA University College)
  • Uffe Juul Jensen (Aarhus University)