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Benjamin Rabinowitz Workshop in Medical Ethics - The Sickness of Society
WhenFriday, Apr. 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomHUB 250
Event typesWorkshops
Event sponsorsDepartment of Philosophy, University of Washington with a generous donation from the Benjamin Rabinowitz Foundation in Medical Ethics.
Description

The Workshop is scheduled in the HUB, Room 250.

The Sickness of Society – What Kind of Equality Matters for Health?
A Benjamin Rabinowitz Workshop in Medical Ethics

This interdisciplinary and international one-day workshop aims to assess which kinds of equalities are significant for public health policies and health care systems.

Preliminary schedule:

Erika Blacksher (Bioethics & Humanities, University of Washington): Rethinking responsibility for health: A social connection model  

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Political Science, Aarhus University, via video-conference): Discrimination in health: Do relational and distributive egalitarianism have conflicting implications?

Carina Fourie (Philosophy, University of Washington): Gender, status and the social determinants of health

Hedwig (Hedy) Lee (Sociology, University of Washington):
The consequences of contact with the criminal justice system for health in the transition to adulthood

Kristin Voigt (Philosophy; Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University): Relational inequality, testimonial injustice and health

Participation is free but space is limited, so please register soon. You can register using this link:
https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/ponvins/290829

Organized by: Carina Fourie, Sara Goering and Dustin Schmidt.

8.30-9.00:
Check-in with coffee & snacks

9.00-9.15:
Introduction & welcome

9.15-10.25:
Erika Blacksher, Bioethics & Humanities, University of Washington (UW):
Rethinking responsibility for health: A social connection model
Chair: Danae Dotolo, School of Social Work, UW

10.35-11.45:
Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (via video-conference), Political Science, Aarhus University:
Discrimination in health: Do relational and distributive egalitarianism have conflicting implications?
Chair: Blake Hereth, Philosophy, UW

11.45-12.45:
Lunch Break

12.45-1.55:
Carina Fourie, Philosophy, UW:
Gender, status and the steepness of the social gradients in health
Chair: Paul Tubig, Philosophy, UW

2.05-3.15:
Michael H. Esposito, Sociology, UW & Hedy Lee, Sociology, UW:
The consequences of contact with the criminal justice system for health in the transition to adulthood
Chair: Marie Neumann, Sociology, UW

3.25-4.35:
Kristin Voigt, Philosophy; Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University:
Relational equality and the expressive dimension of public health policy
Chair: Sara Goering, Philosophy, UW

4.35-5.00:
Wrap-up & final discussion: Speakers & audience

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