Lent Lecture 2015: Ethics, Law and Ageing

The Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King’s College London, is very pleased to announce their Lent Lecture series for 2015, which is on the theme of Ethics, Law and Ageing. The lecture series has brought speakers from the fields of medical law, ethics, sociology and policy making to King’s College London since the founding of the Centre of Medical Law and Ethics in 1978. The series is held in the second term each year.

All of this year’s lectures will be held in the Moot Court, Somerset House East Wing, SW1.18, Dickson Poon School of Law, Strand Campus, King’s College London.This can be found towards the lower right-hand side of the courtyard behind the main King’s driveway on the Strand.

Tuesday February 24th, 12 – 1 pm
Professor Jonathan Herring, DM Wolfe-Clarendon Fellow in Law, University of Oxford

‘Best interests under the Mental Capacity Act:  Carers and relationality’
Thursday March 5th, 12 – 1 pm
Professor Anthea Tinker, Institute of Gerontology, Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King’s College London

‘Some ethical issues in research on the housing of older people’

Tuesday March 10th, 12 – 1 pm
Professor John Cottingham, Department of Philosophy, University of Reading

‘Ageing, mortality and the meaning of life’

Thursday March 19th, 12 – 1 pm
Dr Jeff Round, Principal Research Associate, University College London Clinical Trials Unit

‘Caring for the incurable: ethics and cost-effectiveness in resource allocation decision making for people who lack capacity’

The lectures are free and open to all. There is no need to register.

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