The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics

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.


Professor Heather Widdows on the global ideals of beauty

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Posted 16 July 2018

Ethics, beauty and the Handmaid's Tale

Heather Widdows is interview by the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England for its Appearance Matters podcast. Heather talks about how beauty has become a moral and ethical issue, and how women (and increasingly men) feel the pressure to conform to the beauty ideal.

Posted 06 July 2018

Global Justice From Below Workshop

The Centre is pleased to host a Workshop on Monique Deveaux's book on Global Justice From Below on 21 September 2018

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