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Hope and Risk in Biomedicine and Public Health

August 25th- August 26th, 2015

Venue: Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS); Aarhus University. Building 1632, room 201; Høgh Guldbergsgade 6B. 



August 25th 

13.00: Opening Uffe Juul Jensen & Karin Christiansen

13.15-14.30: Isabelle Stengers (Bruxelles)  & Uffe Juul Jensen (Aarhus): "Dialogue on Utopianism, Hope and Risk - in Science, Politics and Health"

14.30-15.00: Coffee

15.00-15.40: Philippa Levine (Austin/Texas): "Eugenics and Intelligence in the Early Twentieth Century"

15.45-16.25: Nikolas Rose (London): "Understanding and Treating the Human Brain: Hopes and Disappointments"

16.25-17.00: Discussion


August 26th

9-9.40: Marianne Boenink (Twente): "Biomarkers as Signs of the Time: Risk and Hope in the Era of Molecular Medicine"

9.45-10.25: Karin Christiansen (Aarhus): "Surrogacy and Negotiations of (Genetic) Identity"

10.30-11.00: Coffee

11.00-11.40: Ayo Wahlberg (Copenhagen): "Selective Reproduction and Kinds of Living"

11.45-12.25: Alfred Nordmann (Darmstadt): "A Feeling for the World as a Limited Whole - Working Knowledge and Acknowledging"

12.25-13.00: Discussion

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14:40: Mads Rosendahl Thomsen (Aarhus): "Literature and the Posthuman"

14.45-15.25: Verner Møller (Aarhus): "Sport and Enhancement"

15.30-16.00: Discussion and end of conference