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Key Issues in Global Ethics: Reflections on Uganda
Call for Abstracts for Globethics.net Workshop
Makerere University
July 28, 2014
Deadline for abstracts: 30 May

Globethics.net which is a global network of institutions and persons interested in various fields of  applied ethics in collaboration with the Department of Philosophy, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University are glade to invite you to submit abstracts for a one day workshop to be conducted at Makerere University on July 28, 2014.

The workshop whose theme is ‘Key Issues in Global Ethics: Reflections on Uganda' will contribute to Globethics.net information resource as well as promote an academic exchange among scholars in the East African region.

The following sub themes are to be explored and papers that will be developed are to be drawn from them:

  • Women in political leadership: Examine the notions of women in political leadership from the ethical perspective exploring the efficacy of affirmative action.
  • Equity in global health: Assess the quality of allocation of health initiatives and services in the global socio-economic approach.
  • Global food ethics: Scrutinize the trend of food propagation and sustenance both at global, regional and national level with reference to the ethical implications therein.

The call for abstracts opens on May 2, 2014 and closes on May 30, 2014. Selected abstracts will be developed into full papers before July 4th, 2014.

Registration:

Registration to participate in the workshop is open starting May 5th 2014 and will close on July 15th, 2014. If you have any questions about the conference, please feel free to contact Dr. Lajul Wilfred: wlajul@chuss.mak.ac.ug; lajulpaoto@yahoo.com

The primary target audiences are scholars and development partners with interest in applied ethics. These will include academic institutions, NGOs, Embassies and the government line Ministry of Ethics as well as the Uganda Parliament. The workshop will generate a multi-stakeholder exchange of ideas that should influence both academic and applied knowledge.