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The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics, hosted by the Department of Philosophy, is an international hub of interdisciplinary research, impact and engagement. Centre staff work on major issues in international ethics and global justice and train the next generation of students to tackle these issues. We work across global ethics with focus areas on justice and development, environment and health, gender justice and conflict and security. We collaborate with range of partners within and outside the University, including the Birmingham UNESCO Bioethics Unit.
Posted 25 September 2018
Dr Jeremy Williams (Department of Philosophy and Centre for the Study of Global Ethics), writes for The Conversation on the morality and legality of sex-selective terminations, a key topic in public debate over abortion in many countries over the last few years.
Posted 07 September 2018
Evidence submitted by Dr Jonathan Parry to an inquiry undertaken by the Parliamentary International Development Committee (IDC) into Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector has been published as part of the full report.
Posted 05 September 2018
Carbon offsetting allows you to 'neutralise' your CO2 emissions by preventing the same amount you use being emitted elsewhere (eg. flights). Dr Wouter Peeters writes for the Justice Everywhere blog arguing that under some conditions, emitting-and-offsetting should be morally acceptable.