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| Posted on January 19, 2023

Conference of the International Society for Hermeneutics and Science

The aim of the conference is to provide an open and stimulating atmosphere to discuss the topic of Hermeneutics of Sciences and Technologies. Possible specific topics for discussion include, but are not limited to, the following:Hermeneutics as a philosophy of science and technologyScience, technology, technoscienceUnderstanding, interpretation, explanationHermeneutical and phenomenological methods in scientific and everyday...

| Posted on September 16, 2022

Intersectional Philosophy of Technology Speaker Series

Description: As an extension of TPM’s Intersectional Philosophy of Technology (IPT) reading group, we will host a 3-part speaking series to bring the language, concepts and methods of intersectional studies of technology to TPM’s AI research. We adopt the definition of “intersectional feminism” described by Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren Klein in Data Feminism: “ a feminism that is...

| Posted on September 5, 2022

Final program 4TU.Ethics Research day

  Time  Activity Location 09:30 – 10:15 Arrivals Schepenzaal (1st floor) 10:15 – 10:30 Opening by Marcel Verweij Orangerie (1st floor behind the Schepenzaal) 10:30 – 11:10 Keynote Lecture by Neelke Doorn: Intergenerational justice and climate adaptation: The currency question revisited Orangerie 11:10 – 11:30 Plenary discussion Orangerie 11:30 – 13:00 Lunch* Schepenzaal and...

| Posted on June 24, 2022

Location and program 4TU.Ethics research day

We are now glad to announce that we have found a suitable location for the 4TU.Ethics research day 2022 at ‘Kasteel Montfoort’. The Research Day will have a relatively open character, allowing members to meet each other, discuss work with peers, write, read, and develop new ideas. Kasteel Montfoort is an ideal venue for...

| Posted on June 1, 2022

1st International Conference Ethics of Engineering Life

The engineering of molecular and cellular systems for clinical applications capitalises on the unique competences achieved worldwide within the past 10 years. While in the long run such systems engineering approaches will help to cure pertinent diseases, methods to modify, edit, correct and/or complement the genome of patients can be also used to improve a person’s lifestyle, or be even...

| Posted on May 31, 2022

SRA-E Benelux conference

The 6th SRA-E Benelux Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022 and will be hosted by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). The theme will be “Risk Perception: From Science to Policy.”  This  event is multi-disciplinary and we also hope that ethicists/philosophers that are engaged with the topic...

| Posted on May 19, 2022

Save the date: 4TU.Ethics Research day

Save the date! The Research day of the 4TU.Center for Ethics and Technology 2022 will be held on September 14th. Hectic times render it difficult to find time to write and discuss your work with peers. 4TU.Ethics therefore organizes a research day in a calm environment, where you can take the time to write,...

| Posted on March 16, 2022

Call for abstracts ESDIT conference

Deadline for submission has been extended to May 29th We are inviting submissions for the International Conference on Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT2022), 6 & 7 October 2022. The aim of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of emerging technologies, on social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal...

| Posted on March 7, 2022

ESDIT conference 2022

This will be a major academic conference in 2022, organized by a consortium of seven universities in the Netherlands. The focus will be on those new technologies that are disruptive and transformative of society: artificial intelligence, robotics, neurotechnology, synthetic biology, 3D printing, energy transition technologies, and others. Conference website: For all questions and...

| Posted on March 7, 2022

Symposium: Will character save the world?

You are cordially invited to attend this symposium on character, collective behavior and societal problems. Time: 25th April, 13:00 – 17:00 Location: Eindhoven University of Technology campus, Eindhoven. Room and building to be announced. Theme: Reflection on moral character is much more common in gossip than in debate about global problems. After all, global...

| Posted on March 10, 2021

Policy options for the ethical governance of disruptive technologies

23 March 2021, 13.00 – 18.30 hr

European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment panel (STOA) invite you to a joint online event on 23 March 2021, where we will discuss the ethical, social and legal impact of emerging technologies and put forward our proposals for the ethical governance of these technologies. The event will be moderated by Science journalist and...

| Posted on February 7, 2020

Innovating Together: Responsible Scaling of Co-creation

Scaling of innovations is seen as an inescapable answer to the growing urgency to tackle grand societal challenges. Value co-creation receives increasing traction as a key method for involvement of a variety of actors to realise the inevitable scaling. Not all co-creation methods however spread equally and work to the same success in different...

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