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Generation Z: “We are Young, Not Stupid”

Last year Giacomo Mazzariol, a 20-year-old Italian writer, was presenting his book in schools all over Italy, when he had the idea to develop a blog that could give “generation Z” (people born between 1995 and 2010) a space to have their voices heard. Indeed, although the school teachers he met described their students as… Read more »

Dr Rodolfo Maggio will attend a workshop on ‘Critical Medical Anthropology Workshop’, Oaxaca, Mexico, 16-20 January 2017

The workshop is jointly coordinated by University College London and Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social. It will convene scholars from UK and Mexico to work on the following themes: 1. Chronic illnesses, 2. Critical engagement with science 3. Maternal and reproductive health 4. Social determinants of health 5. Mental health, ageing… Read more »

Ethics and Psychiatric Genetics: Involving Minors in the Debate

Since I was accepted for a DPhil at the University of Oxford, I have enjoyed people’s expression of surprise when they hear that I am based in the Department of Psychiatry – what is a philosopher doing in the Department of Psychiatry? When I then add that my project focuses on the ethical implications of… Read more »