Research events in 2010
19 November the Centre for Ethics in collaboration with the UNESCO Estonian National Committee organized a conference "Freedom and Responsibility of the Press. Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" in celebration of the World Philosophy Day.
4-6 November the Centre for Ethics in collaboration with the Faculty of Philosophy, the Estonian Genome Center, Graduate School of Biomedicine and Biotechnology and the Doctoral School of Behavioural, Social and Health Sciences organized an international conference "From informed consent to no consent? The challenges of new ethical frameworks". See also International conference “From informed consent to no consent? The challenges of new ethical frameworks”
3-4 September the Centre for Ethics in collaboration with the Department of Government and Politics organized an international conference "Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism in a Divided World". See also Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism in a Divided World
25–26 March the Centre for Ethics in collaboration with the European Commission organized a high level workshop on "Ethical and Policy Implications of Global Mobility and Security" which took place in Berlaymont Building, Brussels. See also High level workshop: “Ethical and Policy Implications of Global Mobility and Security”
10 Novembr a public colloquim on the topic of the ethical limits of political advertising took place where Rein Iida,Agu Uudelepp, and Külli-Riin Tigasson discussed various questions with the public.
12 October Finnish philosopher and sexologist Tommi Paalanen gave a public lecture "Philosophical Sexual Ethics" which was followed with a discussion with the audience. See also Tommi Paalanen's lecture “Philosophical Sexual Ethics" 12th Oct
13 May a public colloquim titled "Whistleblowing and Source Protection" took place where Mihkel Kärmas ja Sandra Mikli discussed the topic with the public.
15 April a public colloquim titled "Child Rearingand Punishment" took place where dr. Tõnu Ots and dr. Inger Kraav discussed the topic with the public.
10 March a public colloquim titled "Euthanasia - Choosing Between Life And Quality Of Life" took place where dr. Peeter Mardna and prof. Jaan Sootak discussed the topic with the public.
24 August the presentation of the book Values in Early Childhood: Value Education at Pre-School took place. The book includes both theoretical and practical information on value education. A special guest, prof. Lorraine Ling, gave a talk as did prof. Margit Sutrop and Marika Veisson. See also our publications section for further info.