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Death and Dying in the 21st Century: Interdisciplinary Perspectives


Thursday 18th April 2024

10.30 –11.15am          Coffee and registration

11.15am                      Welcome

11.30 – 1pm                PGR Research Showcase

Rachel Jenkins
Treating Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa: The Role of Palliative Care and End of Life Decisions

Manni Ardzejewska
Law in the everyday of physicians making end of life decisions for people with dementia in Sweden 

Seunghoon Oh
Hidden Oppression, Silent Victims and Dying: The intersection of mismanaged hazardous substances and social determinants of health 


1pm                             Lunch

2 – 3pm                       Dr Mehrunisha Suleman

                                     The Moral Universe of Muslim Clinicians

3 – 4pm                       PGR Research Showcase

Myongjin Agnes Cho
Developing the First Step in Death Education for Medical Professionals in South Korea (EDU-AM (Ars Moriendi) Project) 

Jordan Buck
Death with dignity, or the death of dignity? 

4 – 4.20pm                  Coffee

4.20 – 5.20pm             Professor Roger Brownsword

Discontent and the Limits of Law

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Friday 19th April 2024

9.30 – 10am                Coffee and registration

10 – 12pm                   Professor Agnes van der Heide

Physician-assisted Dying in the Netherlands: Results of the 4th National Evaluation Study

Professor Emily Jackson

Assisted Dying: Slippery Slopes and Unintended Consequences


12 – 1.15pm                Lunch

1.15pm – 3.15pm       Professor Kenneth Chambaere

Assisted Dying in Belgium in the 21st century: Developments and Complexities

Professor Trudo Lemmens

When Death Becomes Therapy: Canada’s Rapid Normalization of Health Care Provider Ending of Life


3.15 – 3.30pm            Closing remarks

Celebrating the launch of our LLM in Medical Law and Ethics: Contemporary challenges, future challenges, interdisciplinarity. 

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