This conference will be organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH, see http://espmh.org) and the Faculty of Medicine (http://www.medicina.ulisboa.pt/en/), University of Lisbon.
In a time of kaleidoscopic change in medical research, clinical practice and healthcare systems, the focus of this conference is on medicine and its relations with the arts and the humanities. Abstracts addressing any of the issues mentioned in the headings below from a philosophical and/or ethical perspective will be favoured, although work on other topics can also be submittedThe programme of the conference includes plenary sessions as well as parallel sessions. Anyone wishing to present a paper at the conference should submit an abstract in a Word document (500 words max.)) before March 1, 2018. The Conference Programme Committee will select abstracts for oral presentation. Please send your abstract by e-mail to: Professor Bert Gordijn, Secretary of the ESPMH, Director of the Institute of Ethics, Dublin City University, Ireland (firstname.lastname@example.org).