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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 16 July 2018
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
The Centre is pleased to host a Workshop on Monique Deveaux's book on Global Justice From Below on 21 September 2018
Posted 29 June 2018
Report from the Professor Heather Widdows' talk at the Hay Festival, on whether we feel a duty to be beautiful.