Methods and Work in Progress Seminar in Practical and Medical Ethics

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Convenors: Dr Rebecca Brown (Wadham College, University of Oxford) & Prof Janet Radcliffe Richards (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford)

Michaelmas 2022 Programme Weeks 1, 3, 5 & 7 Fridays 2:30-4:30pm

During Michaelmas Term the seminar will primarily be held as an in-person session. However, for those students who are unable to attend due to illness or living outside of Oxford, we will continue to provide the option to join via zoom.

Seminar format: each week, for the first hour, one of the researchers from the OUC will introduce a key topic in Practical or Medical Ethics. (The relevant chapters/texts will be made available to you the week prior to the seminar.)

During the second hour students will be given the opportunity to present works in progress, draft papers or thesis chapters for constructive comments and discussion with other graduate students, led by Dr Rebecca Brown. The format for the discussion section of the seminar is as follows: One student will have the opportunity to present a work in progress paper. The student will give a 10 min presentation on their paper, which will be followed by another student giving a 5 min initial response to the paper presented. This will then be followed by an open group discussion for the remainder of the hour. Papers and reading material are circulated a week in advance via email. Students who volunteer to present are asked to choose another session in which to respond.

The presenting and respondent spaces are issued on a first come first served basis so please email ASAP to ensure you get a space. Responding to papers is as important an aspect of the seminar as presenting.

Please email now to be placed on the mailing list for this seminar series.