Ethics and the European space


Carin Atterling-Wedar, Jacques Bordé, Markus Christen, Pieter Drenth, Rafael Encinas de Munagorri, Kathinka Evers, John Finney, Dagfinn Follesdal, Erik Forsse, Hans Galjaard, Eric Guichard, Ludger Honnefelder, Michel Imbert, Lydie Koch-Miramond, Florence Malka, Ida Nicolaisen, Gérard Noiriel, Nil Ozcaglar, Johannes Schroots, Gérard Toulouse (Organiser), Hélène Tournigand, Guillemette de Véricourt


Residential study: “Ethics and the European space”
by Gérard Toulouse
3-9 April, 2003

This meeting has been divided into 3 parts:

a) Generalities, structured around 4 clusters

  1. Modern science and its relations with religion, law and politics. The place of ethics
  2. Ethics and major partner institutions: Unesco and other UN agencies, Nobel foundation, Pugwash, EU, Council of Europe, Euroscience
  3. Ethics and anthropology. The new permanent UN Forum on indigenous issues. Sustainable ethos. Fair-play between genders and generations.
  4. Science, war and peace, diplomacy, in the context of the European construction.

b) Bioethics, focusing on embryo research, stem cells…

c) Best practices and urgencies

Participants, institutions, fields of research and talks

Carin Atterling-Wedar  (Gothenburg University, Sweden – History of religions, conflict analysis, political science) – So through to your codex so you become truthless

Jacques Bordé  (CNRS, Paris, France – Science policy)

Markus Christen (Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Switzerland – Neuroscience, Ethics) – Recent developments in neuroscience and their impact to ethics

Pieter Drenth  (ALLEA, c/o Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Psychology, Science policy) – a) Freedom versus responsibility and b) Scientific integrity

Rafael Encinas de Munagorri  (Université de Nantes, France – Law and science) – a) Ethics & legal environment of Scientists and b) Law & Science : one or two cultures ?

Kathinka Evers  (Uppsala University, Sweden – Philosophy of science and Ethics of science) – European Integration in Research Ethics

John Finney (Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, U.K. – Condensed matter) – Chair of the session « Science, war and diplomacy »

Dagfinn Follesdal (University of Oslo (& Standford University), Norway – Philosophy of Language, Phenomenology Ethics) – Bioethics

Erik Forsse (European Commission, Brussels, Belgium – Science policy) – Activities of EC in « Ethics and Science »

Hans Galjaard (Stichting Klinische Genetica, Rotterdam, Holland – Human genetics) – « The beginning of life »

Eric Guichard (E.N.S. Paris, France – Internet sociology, Intellectual practices)

Ludger Honnefelder (Universität Bonn, Germany – Ethics, Applied ethics, Metaphysics, History of philosophy) – The ethical challenge of modern biomedicine: bio-ethics and the normative concept of human selfhood

Michel Imbert  (E N S, Département d’Etudes Cognitives, Paris, France – Cognitive neuroscience)

Lydie Koch-Miramond  (CEA Saclay, Orme, Gif-sur-Yvette, France – Astrophysics) – Women and Sciences : moving from discrimination in Europe

Florence Malka  (E.N.S. Paris, France – Biology)

Ida Nicolaisen  (Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark – Cultural anthropology development studies) – a) Ethics, intellectual property and indigenous peoples and b) A wake-up call for academics

Gérard Noiriel  (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France – Histoire française contemporaine) – Ethique et sciences sociales : l’exemple de l’immigration en France

Nil Ozcaglar  (ESA – Université de Lille 2, France – Sciences de gestion) – Social and Economic Justices: Ethics in North / South Relations

Johannes Schroots  (ALLEA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Gerontology) – Ageism in science: fair-play between generations

Gérard Toulouse (Laboratoire de Physique de l’ENS, Paris, France – Physics) – La science moderne et ses relations avec la religion, le droit, la politique. La place de l’éthique

Hélène Tournigand  (Fondation la FERTHÉ, Paris, France)

Guillemette de Véricourt (Paris, France (Journaliste-écrivain) – Foreign policy and society

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