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International Conference

From the Nuremberg code to contemporary medical ethics. Jean-Marc Dreyfus, together with Lise Haddad and Dominique Folscheid, will lead an international conference in Paris on 25-26 November, of which the CJS is a co-sponsor. Topics for discussion include: the spread of and the resistance to theories of eugenics; medicine and indoctrination; the two faces of Nazi medicine (the medicine of killing and medical progress in the Reich); medical experiments and post-war trials; the elaboration of the Nuremberg code and the conditions of its adoption and application; and the memory of Nazi crimes in medical circles and its influence on ethical thought in the 1950s and 1960s. Further information.

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Theories of eugenics is quite an interesting topic. Jean-Marc Dreyfus and Lise Haddad will surely do a great job in sharing their knowledge about the topic.

November 12, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHugh Samuel @Catalog Designs

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