Longtime member of the EJSCE community, Frances M. Kamm, has two new articles published by the Oxford University Press. You can read about the article, "Moral Status, Person Affectingness, and Parfit's No Difference View," in Rethinking Moral Statushere. Her second article, "...
The first-year ethics bowl team won their online regional tournament this past weekend. The team (Joshua Hansen, Yusuf Mian, Lucas Hustick, and Corinne Mulvey) presented cases on the ethics of defunding the police, the permissibility of doxxing, and on what steps government ought to take, if any, to limit the environmental costs of pet ownership.
In the final episode of Diverse Data Week on The G Word, Dr Anna Lewis, Research Associate and a scholar of Ethical, Legal and Social implications (ELSI) of Genomics, talks with Dr Maxine Mackintosh, a Diversity Programme Lead, about how we should go about defining, classifying and conceptualising ancestry. Together they discuss a range of common issues and potential solution. This episode can be found here.
Aniket De, PhD Candidate in the Department of History and Graduate Fellow, has published a new book, The Boundary of Laughter: Popular Performances across Borders in South Asia (Oxford University Press, 2021). You can find out more about this book here.
Harvard Law School unveiled the official portrait of former Dean Martha Minow. painted by artist Mary Minifie, the portrait honors Minow's legacy of leadership and scholarly achievement. The portrait will hang in the Langdell Reading Room, alongside portraits of past Harvard Law School leaders.