Conference: Human rights and health care at the bleeding edge

Friday 9 and Saturday 10 January 2015

A physical and tele-conference jointly organised by MEDACT and the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics & Ethics (CAPPE),  Grand Parade Campus University of Brighton

The conference considers the relations between human rights violations and medical ethics education through a focus on two themes:

* Assisting survivors of conflict zones, prisons and forced migration

* Documenting and using the evidence – why, how, and at what risk to whom?

Confirmed speakers and topics:

Dr. Michael Weingarten  ‘Hunger strikes and doctors of confidence’

Mr. David Rhys-Jones  ‘Medical evidence in protection, redress and prevention’

Dr. David McCoy  ‘Structural violence and human rights medicine’

Dr. Nimisha Patel   ‘Shattered minds’

Dr. Hugh Davies ‘Consent and confidentiality’

Dr. Coleen Kivlahan  ‘Atlas of torture’

Dr. Frank Arnold  ‘A dangerous profession?’

Early booking is advised as places are limited. To book a place please email:

Conference fees: waged £30, unwaged and students: 10 free places and then: £10


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