Fall 2020 Schedule

The Contemporary Authors in Bioethics series brings prominent authors to Harvard to discuss their recent publications in bioethics, on topics in clinical medicine, health policy, social justice, medical anthropology, history, and more. The event series is free and open to the public.

Register below to receive a link to participate in the webinars.

The Torture Doctors

The Torture Doctors: Human rights crimes and the road to justice
Author: Steven Miles, MD

December 10, 2020
Held online.

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Past Events

The Social Life of DNA

The Social Life of DNA: Race, reparations, and reconciliation after the genome
Author: Alondra Nelson, PhD

*Co-sponsored with the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

October 22, 2020
Blueprint Book Cover

Blueprint
Author: Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD

April 30, 2020
 

Your Medical Mind

Your Medical Mind
Author: Jerome Groopman, MD

March 26, 2020
 

Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America

Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die
Coauthor: Jonathan Moreno, PhD

November 14, 2019

Pain: A Political History Book Cover Pain: A Political History
Author: Keith Wailoo, PhD

October 10, 2019

Private Bodies Cover Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender and a Cultural Bioethics
Author: Karla FC Holloway, PhD
April 25, 2019
Inheritance Book Cover Inheritance: A Memoir of Geneaology, Paternity, and Love
Author: Dani Shapiro
March 14, 2019
Just Medicine Book Cover Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care
Author: Dayna Bowen Matthew
October 25, 2018
 
Communities of Health Care Justice Communities of Health Care Justice
Author: Charlene Galarneau
September 20, 2018