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Medical Ethics Symposium on Health Care Rationing – Oxford June 20, 2018

Join me at Jesus College, University of Oxford  on June 20, for "Practical Medical Ethics: Rationing Responsibly in an Age of Austerity." Health professionals face ever expanding possibilities for medical treatment, increasing patient expectations and at the same time intense … Continue reading

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Oxford English Dictionary: Comedy Words and Where They Come From

  This week the Oxford Dictionaries Blog explored the world of comedy with From joke to farce: comedy words and where they come from. Of the seven words profiled, the oldest, farce, dates back to 1530 and comes from the … Continue reading

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CFP: Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, Oxford, July 4, 2018 @thomgiddens @OxfordCSLS

Call for papers:  Workshop on Cultural Expertise and Litigation in the History of Law, to be held at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, July 4th, 2018.Abstracts between 500 and 1000 words plus a short bio (indicating current … Continue reading

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Women's History Month and the Oxford English Dictionary

  March is Women's History Month, and the Oxford Dictionaries blog is celebrating with a quiz about "the words of womenkind". Jenkins' members can find the definitions of words like gynarchy, herstory, philogyny, Queen Bee, suffragette, and superwoman on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birgit Spiesshofer, "Responsible Enterprise" (Munich: CH Beck, Oxford: Hart, 2018),

I am delighted to set out below some thoughts on a recently published book on corporate social responsibility (CSR). The book, Responsible Enterprise (Munich: CH Beck, Oxford, Hart, 2018), is authored by Birgit Spiesshofer, who has worked as a lawyer  … Continue reading

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