Advanced European Bioethics Course "Religion and Bioethics"

University of Padova / Department of Molecular Medicines
03.06.2013 - 05.06.2013  Via 8 Febbraio, 2, Padova, Italy
Course Content
Contents of the course include: (1) a characterization of religion as a fundamental human experience; (2) a discussion of the role of religion in the public sphere, within a multicultural context; (3) anthropological presuppositions and bioethical implications of important Western and Eastern religious traditions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism.
Learning objectives, training objectives
Promote the conditions for a fruitful dialogue among different religious traditions and between religious and secular persons, identifying the basis for this dialogue in the anthropological dimension.
Target Audience
Health care professionals working in multicultural settings; health care ethics committees members; health care chaplains; hospital volunteers; philosophers and sociologists interested in the role of religion in the public sphere; theologians.
The lecture series Religion and Bioethics is part of the Erasmus Mundus Master of Bioethics program. Since the course will have participants from different religious traditions, group discussions will be of particular interest.

Enquiries and Registration:

Ms. Silvia Tusino
Development Cooperation - Ethnology, Health Systems, Life Sciences, Public Health
Type of degree
Certificate of attendance, Certificate of completion
Education form
Full Time
3 Days
EUR 700,00
(Price: Euro (€) 600 for early registration before April 30, 2013, Euro (€) 700 for registration after April 30, 2013 (from May 1 to May 27, 2013). )
Organizer contact info
Via Gabelli 63
35121 Padova
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