Seminar: Prof Aurora Plomer, "Foundations of rights of access to the benefits of science in international law"

Past Event

25 January 2012, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street (corner of Holywell and Catte Streets), Oxford, OX1 3BD

This event is hosted by the Institute for Science and Ethics and the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics (OUC)

Speaker: Professor Aurora Plomer, OUC Visiting academic and Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Sheffield

Summary: The seminar retraces the historical genesis and philosophical foundations of the right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress in international law in order to explore how the right may be adapted to address emerging ethical challenges in "the century of biology".

Followed by drinks reception at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Suite 8, Littlegate House, 16/17 St. Ebbe’s St

All welcome, no booking required