South Asia – Citywide Conference
Monash University, Room 802 and 803, Building S, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield Campus
Event Date: Fri 17 Nov
A conference for Melbourne-based graduate students working on topics related to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. MAI with Australia India Institute and MSASG invite graduate students writing PhD theses related to any of the countries of South Asia to present their work at a day-long conference.
Ethics and Genetic Editing of Human Embryos
State Library Victoria / Village Roadshow Theatrette
Event Date: Thu 23 Nov
Is it ethical to use a technology with unknown effects in the remote future? Might a technology developed to prevent or cure disease be used for enhancement purposes, and if so, would that be wrong? In this lecture, Professor Steinbock will explore the ethical issues related to the prospect of editing the genetics of future generations of humans.