Boundaries of Species: Ethics of Human-Animal Interaction

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2021/04/28    19:00 - 20:30
    Location:
    Online

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    Organisers: Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden (DHMD), Chair of Systematic Theology (Catholic) (TU Dresden), UNU-FLORES, PRISMA – Centre for Sustainability Assessment and Policy


    Speakers

    • Prof. Sven Herzog, Chair Holder, Chair of Wildlife Ecology and Management, TU Dresden
    • Dr Simone Horstmann, Catholic Theologian, TU Dortmund
    • Dr Luise Müller, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chair of Legal and Constitutional Studies with Interdisciplinary Relations, TU Dresden

    Moderator

    • Cornelius Pollmer, Journalist and Author

    This second lecture in the event series ‘Beyond Our Means – Boundaries of the Present’ focuses on how humans’ unsustainable use of natural resources affects other beings and contributes to the loss of their livelihoods. What elevates humans above animals? Do animals need individual rights? And who can then be the “advocate” to represent their interests in the “parliament of our planet”?

    Following introductory impulse presentations, you can contribute your ideas and opinions on topics of your choice in small discussion groups. These will form the basis for the concluding expert discussion.

    This event is in German only. 

    Due to limited participant numbers, we would kindly request a binding and reliable registration to allow maximum usage of limited capacities.

    Registration is required.


    Background

    This event series consists of five interactive lectures and is funded by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU).


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