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      Public Lecture "Environmental Ethics in a Changing Climate" in Birmingham

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      May 28, 2020

      Thursday   5:00 PM

      Edgbaston Campus , (precise venue TBA)
      Birmingham, West Midlands

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      Public Lecture "Environmental Ethics in a Changing Climate"

      The 2020 Public Lecture of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics will be delivered by Clare Palmer on the topic of: Environmental Ethics in a Changing Climate The lecture will start at 17h00 with Clare's talk (about 45 minutes) followed by a Question & Answer session until 18h30.  More on Clare Palmer Clare is currently Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. She was the founding editor of the journal Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion(Brill Academic Press) and held the position of President of the International Society for Environmental Ethics from 2007-2010. She was a member of the committee responsible for the 2019 US National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report Forest Health and Biotechnology: Possibilities and Considerations. Her main research areas are environmental and animal ethics, and the ethics of emerging technologies. She is particularly interested in ethical questions raised by new conservation strategies and technologies – especially genetic technologies - being developed to respond to global environmental and climate change.  In addition to numerous articles and edited collections, Clare has published four books on environmental and animal ethics: Environmental Ethics (ABC-CLIO, 1997), Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking (Oxford University Press, 1998), Animal Ethics in Context (Columbia University Press, 2010), and Companion Animal Ethics (with Peter Sandoe and Sandra Corr – Wiley-Blackwell, 2015). Among other projects, Clare is working on a new co-authored book Wildlife Ethics: Animal Ethics in Wildlife Management and Conservation, contracted to Wiley Blackwell.  Venue Information The precise venue will be announced here in April 2020, but it will definitely be on the Edgbaston Campus of the University of Birmingham. The most important factor for us in deciding venues for our events is accessibility: we will make sure that the venue is accessible to people with a disability. More information about accessibility and facilities will be posted in April 2020 as well.   Conference on Ethics in a Global Environment This Public Lecture is a freestanding event related to the Sixth Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics (28-29 May 2020) on Ethics in a Global Environment. For more information, please visit the Conference Website. For any queries, please contact the Events Organiser of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics:

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