Public events in 2014
10th-11th December the 7th values development conference titled "Good School as Values Based School. How to End Bullying in Schools?" took place. The aim of the conference was to look at the Good School model in light of the issues surrounding bullying and safe school environment. Conference program and more information.
28th November in co-operation with the office of Chancellor of Justice conference titled "Will of the People: Formed or Expressed by Law?" took place. The aim of the conference was to look at some of the following issues: should laws express or be formed by laws? Is the legal sphere based on the value sphere or vice versa? How much weight should be given to minorities in lawmaking when their interests conflict with the majority?
4th June conference titled "Value education in home and in the kindergarten" took place. The aim of the conference was to discuss what makes a good kindergarten and to introduce various value education methods and practises.
Colloquia and seminars
28th October a colloquim titled "Personalized medicine: According to Need or Opportunity?". The issues concerning realizing personal medicine in everyday pracise were under discussion. Also what should be our expectations and understanding of personalized medicine. Video (in Estonian).
15th-16th Centre for Ethics took part of the Festival of Opinion Culture where we played the Values Game for teachers.
3rd Aprill Roger Brownsword held a public lecture titled "Big Biobanks: Three Major Governance Challenges"
29th May a colloquim titled "Living Together: How and with Whom?" where Liis Arrak and Toomas Jürgenstein discussed the Cohabitation Act, the discussion was moderated by Kadri Simm. Video (in Estonian).
13th-14th February a worksop on the topic of disaster medicine and ethical aspects of refugees was held. Presentations on the issues were given by: Eva Piirimäe, Dónal O’Mathúna, Eero Janson, Eleni Kalokairinou, Ayesha Ahmad, Emanuele Valenti, Goran Mijaljica, Kadri Simm, Johan von Schreeb.