Epistemic Corruption and Epistemic Authority: Science, Ethics and Public Trust during COVID-19
26th June 2023
Dr. Alison Thompson explained the concepts of "epistemic corruption" and "epistemic authority" (coined by Sergio Sismondo) and applyed them to understand the role of public trust in pandemic response.
Public health and the role of unconventional solidarity group
22th May 2023
The topic of Dr. Peter West-Oram talk were different types of solidatity groups. He elaborated on how the differ from, relate to, and interact with one another, and the consequences that this can have for public health.
The role of Public Health Ethics in Lebanon
27th February 2023
Prof. Jihad Makoul gave a talk about the role of Public Health Ethics in Lebanon. She especially elaborated on the role of non-governmental third parties and posed interesting questions on which role they are playing in a human-rights-based approach to Public Health.
Public Health Ethics in Denmark
26th September 2022
In his talk Prof. Klaus Høye gave insights into Danish Public Health Ethics before, during and possibly after the Covid-19 pandemic.
7th March 2022
In short talks by Peter West-Oram (University of Sussex, UK), Ryoa Chung (Université de Montréal, Canada), Christian Munthe (University of Gothenburg, Sweden) and Georg Marckmann (LMU, Munich) the event gave an insight into the different vaccination policies in UK, Canada, Sweden and Germany.
20th October 2020
The working group’s first meeting to discuss ideas of how to work together and what topics to look at. As this was in the midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic it started out as a working group concerning Public Health ethical issues concerning the Pandemic.