EVENTS

Posted by CBS




Conference website http://www.csb.eu.com/conference/ 

On 20-21 August of 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics, the Division of Medical Ethics in NYU School of Medicine´s Department of Population Health and The Hastings Center are jointly organizing the international conference “Genome editing: biomedical and ethical perspectives”. The conference will take place at the Center for the Study of Bioethics in Belgrade, Serbia.

Immediately before that, on 16-19 August of 2017 the European Society for the Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare and the Center for the Study of Bioethics are jointly organizing the international conference “Emerging technologies in healthcare”.


Ethical Issues Relevant to the Development of Medication in Pediatrics and Challenges of New EU Legislation for Clinical Trials in Pediatric Pharmacology
 

On 11 May 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Ethical Issues Relevant to the Development of Medication in Pediatrics and Challenges of New EU Legislation for Clinical Trials in Pediatric Pharmacology". The lecturer was Professor Dušanka Krajnović (Faculty of Pharmacy,  University of Belgrade). Miloš Nikolin moderated the lecture.



The Concept of Rareness and the Problem of Availability of Medication for Rare Diseases
 

On 4 May 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "The Concept of Rareness and the Problem of Availability of Medication for Rare Diseases". The lecturer was Jasmina Arsić. Andrija Šarenac moderated the lecture.





CSB on Serbian State TV

Psychological Foundations of Undemocratic Behavior


On 27 April 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Psychological Foundations of Undemocratic Behavior". The lecturer was Professor Žarko Trebješanin (Full Professor at the Faculty of Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Philosophy and Faculty of Pedagogy). Andrija Šarenac moderated the lecture.


Ethics in Psychotherapy - Primum Non Nocere  

On 20 April 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Ethics in Psychotherapy - Primum Non Nocere". The lecturer was Bojana Pejušković. Vlada Terzić moderated the lecture.



Aesthetic Surgery and the Problem of Identity  

On 13 April 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Aesthetic Surgery and the Problem of Identity ". The lecturer was Ljiljana Malović. Dejan Pejović moderated the lecture.



Evolutionism and Creationism
 

On 6 April 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Evolutionism and Creationism". The lecturer was Marija Reković. Aleksandra Janašković moderated the lecture.

 
Ethical, Professional, Legal and Social Aspects of Physicians' Responsibility

On 30 March 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Ethical, Professional, Legal and Social Aspects of Physicians' Responsibility". The lecturer was Professor Slobodan Savić (School of Medicine, Belgrade University). Jelena Tasić moderated the lecture.



Multimedia Exhibition – Bioethics seen through art

catalogue

On 20-26 February 2017, the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in Belgrade the exhibition "Bioethics seen through art " at the Kolarac Foundation's Gallery. The exhibition was part of a CSB project that aims at awareness raising about bioethical issues among the public and at highlighting ethical issues that appear as a consequence of rapid scientific and technological developments. The themes that were addressed by young artists were: transhumanism, nature and the human (human influence on nature and the nature's answer) and artificial intelligence.

.
 
Radical Life Extension

On 23 March 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Radical Life Extension". The lecturer was Danilo Polić. Andrija Šarenac moderated the lecture.




Was Kant a Transhumanist?

On 16 March 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Was Kant a Transhumanist?". The lecturer was Stefan Mićić. Dejan Pejović moderated the lecture.

 
Fundamental Bioethical Problems and the Importance of Understanding Enhancement

On 9 March 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Fundamental Bioethical Problems and the Importance of Understanding Enhancement". The lecturer was Dejan Pejović. Stefan Mićić moderated the lecture.




Cloning – a successful chapter in the history of bioethics? 

On 2 March 2017 the Center for the Study of Bioethics organized in cooperation with the Serbian Unit and European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, as well as with the Institute for Social Sciences, the lecture "Cloning – a successful chapter in the history of bioethics?". The lecturer was Ursela Barteczko, intern at CSB and graduate student of Molecular Biotechnology at Bielefeld University, Germany. Danilo Polić moderated the lecture.


CSB/Hastings conference held in Belgrade

The international conference "Enhancing Understanding of Enhancement", organized by the Center for the Study of Bioethics in collaboration with The Hastings Center, took place in Belgrade on October 27-28.2015. Among the participants, who came from 24 countries representing all five continents, were some of the most prominent contemporary bioethicists: John Harris (keynote speaker), Erik Parens (keynote speaker), Anders Sandberg, Michael Hauskeller, Robert Sparrow, Maartje Schermer, Ineke Bolt and many others.

At the event's opening ceremony, the participants were first greeted by Vojin Rakić, Director of the Center for the Study of Bioethics and Research Professor at the Institute for Social Sciences. Afterwards the participants were addressed by  Mildred Solomon, President of The Hastings Center, and Srđan Verbić, Minister of Science, Education and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. The final speaker to address the audience at the opening ceremony was Aleksandar Damjanović, Deputy Director of the Center for the Study of Bioethics and Director of the Institute for Psychiatry, University of Belgrade.

The conference lasted for two days, with simultaneous presentation panels taking place in two halls.

All of the most prominent Serbian media have reported on this significant scientific event, which has also received outstanding public attention in other countries.

RECORDED PRESENTATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE

Gallery


International conference "Enhancement: Cognitive, Moral and Mood"

Between 14 and 16 May 2013 the international conference "Enhancement: Cognitive, Moral and Mood" was held in Belgrade. The event was organized by Vojin Rakić (Center for the Study of Bioethics) and Julian Savulescu (Oxford Centre for Neuroethics). The Center for the Development of Liberalism (CDL) co-organized the event.

RECORDED PRESENTATIONS AT THE CONFERENCE


Cambridge Working Group for Bioethics Education in SerbiA

The Cambridge Working Group for Bioethics Education in Serbia has been established with the aim to bring together leading local and international experts in the fields of philosophy, medicine, biology, sociology - all of whom are envisioned to contribute to the development of bioethics education and research in Serbia.

Read More