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German-Hungarian Dialogue on Bioethical Issues

Organized by the Bioethics Research Group
(TÁMOP 4.2.1./B-09/1/KONV-2010-0007 project)
of the Research University of Debrecen

4-5 November 2011
The Regional Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
49 Thomas Mann
Debrecen, Hungary

Friday (4th Nov)

  • 17.30-18.00 Opening (Prof. Dr. László Fésüs)
    Signing of Bilateral Agreement
  • Prof. Dr. István Fábián (Rector, University of Debrecen)
    Prof. Dr. Stephan Ludwig(Vice Rector, University of Münster)

  • 18.00-19.00 Prof. Dr. Ludwig Siep's Open Lecture
    Reasons and Sources of Current Bioethical Controversies
  • (English)

  • 19.00-20.00 Reception

Saturday (5th Nov)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. József Kovács

  • 9.00-9.45 Prof. Dr. Michael Quante
    Human Dignity and Quality of Life-Assessments
  • (English / Hungarian)

  • 9.45-10.15 Dr. Sándor Kőmüves
    Bioethics and Critical Discourse Analysis: The Case of GMOs
  • 10.15-10.45 Dr. István Szatmári Pluripotent Stem Cells: Friends or Foes?
  • 10.45-11.05 Coffee Break

Moderator: Prof. Dr. József Kovács

  • 11.05-11.35 Dr. Annette Dufner
    The 'Non-Identity Problem': A Recurring Philosophical Issue in Medical Ethics and Legislation
  • (English)

  • 11.35-12.05 Dr. Gábor Attila Tóth
    The Legal Status of the Embryo: Comparing Constitutional Standards
  • 12.05-13.05 Lunch

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Michael Quante

  • 13.05-13.50 Prof. Dr. József Kovács
    Ethical Questions of Human Stem Cell Research
  • (English)

  • 13.50-14.20 Dominik Düber
    The Morality of Embryo Use and the Argument for Precaution
  • (English)

  • 14.20-15.00 Coffee Break

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Michael Quante

  • 15.00 - 16.00 Prof. Dr. László Fésüs' Open Lecture
    Expectations and Realities in Stem Cell Research and Applications
  • 16.00-17.00 Closed Reception


Prof. Dr. Erzsébet RózsaDr. Sándor Kőmüves
Research ProfessorJunior Assistant Professor
Leader of the Bioethics Research GroupDepartment of Behavioural Sciences
University of DebrecenUniversity of Debrecen
DE Kutatóegyetem DE Kutatóegyetem Nyelvtechnológia és bioetika DE Kutatóegyetem Bioetika részprojekt
DE Filozófiai Intézet Prof. Dr. Rózsa Erzsébet DE Magatartástudományi Intézet
SE Magatartástudományi Intézet Center for Ethics and Law in Biomedicine (CELAB) Debreceni Egyetemi Kiadó
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