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Humanitarian Ethics and Action

Humanitarian Ethics and Action

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Report from the third annual conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics.
Date:
14/06/2017
VIII Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy

VIII Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy

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Four members of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics to present at this event.
Date:
08/05/2017
The rise of non-surgical beauty

The rise of non-surgical beauty

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Professor Heather Widdows featured in the Guardian, speaking about her beauty work and the "new normal".
Date:
03/05/2017
American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow

American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow

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The Centre's Alison Jaggar has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Date:
26/04/2017
Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

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Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017

Perceptions of a 'normal' body image distorted by media and trends in beauty practices

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham say that the demands of beauty routines particularly for women are increasing, with perceptions of a 'normal' body image changing fast.
Date:
09/06/2016
Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

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Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
26/05/2016
Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?

Unthinkable: Why are beauty standards becoming more onerous?

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You are not going to be thin, with curves, on your deathbed, says philosopher Heather Widdows in an article for The Irish Times.
Date:
25/05/2016
"Them and Us" no longer: mental health concerns us all

"Them and Us" no longer: mental health concerns us all

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Lisa Bortolotti presents the latest Birmingham Brief. She talks about the new all-party campaign for equality for mental health, and about how project PERFECT hopes to contribute to challenging the stigma associated with mental illness.
Date:
10/11/2015
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