HUMAN. Meanings and challenges

Augustinianum Conference Center, Via Paolo VI 25 – Vatican City – February 12th-13th, 2024

The change of epoch underway, sees great scientific and technological progress. It is essential to open up a broad dialogue between different fields of knowledge, for a renewed understanding of the human being. Understanding scientific, economic, cultural and social transformations is the first step towards understanding how to guide them at the service of the human person, respecting and promoting their intrinsic dignity.

Program and more information and registration:

List of Speakers/Moderators
AL-KHALILI Jim, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Surrey, Guildford (UK)
BLANKE Olaf, Neuro-X Institute, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Geneva (Switzerland)
CHOMALI GARIB Fernando, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
DESMOND William, Institute of Phylosophy, Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)
DEVASIA Antony, Department of Philosophy, Hindu College, University of Delhi (India)
FLEURY Cynthia, Chaire “Humanités et Santé”, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris (France) GASTMANS Chris, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)
LAFONTAINE Celine, Department of Sociology, Université de Montréal (Canada)
LERNER Richard, Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University, Medford (USA) LUCCHETTI BINGEMER Maria Clara, Department of Theology, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
LYSAUGHT Therese, Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago (USA)
MAZZUCATO Mariana, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP), University College London (UK) MUELLER Sigrid, Catholic-Theological Faculty, Institute for Systematic Theology and Ethics, University of Vienna (Austria)
PAGLIA Vincenzo, President, Pontifical Academy for Life (Vatican City)
PELLETIER Anne Marie, Faculté Notre-Dame (Collège des Bernardins), Paris (France)
PIEVANI Telmo, Full Professor of Philosophy of Biological Sciences, University of Padua (Italy)
SCHELLNHUBER Hans Joachim, Director General, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg (Austria)
SEQUERI Pierangelo, Former Dean of the Pontifical Institute John Paul II for Studies on Marriage and Family in Rome (Vatican City)
SIMPORE Jacques, Director Biomolecular Research Centre of Saint Camille, University St. Thomas d’Aquin, Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)
SNEAD Carter, Professor of Law, Notre Dame University, South Bend (USA)

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