Lent Lectures 2015: Ethics, Law and Ageing

We are very pleased to announce our Lent Lecture series for 2015, which is on the theme of Ethics, Law and Ageing.

All of the 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.


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 TinkerInstitute 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 CottinghamDepartment 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. Directions to the Strand Campus are here and access information for Somerset House East Wing is here.


One Response to Lent Lectures 2015: Ethics, Law and Ageing

  1. […] Information about the whole 2015 Lent Lecture series is available here. […]

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