The 2009 Europaeum Summer School in Paris began on September 6th. This year, more than 30 Europaeum graduate scholars engaged in lively discussions, workshops, and lectures on the place Ethics should – or perhaps not – play in current European policy-making. A wide range of disciplines are represented with many different and varied perspectives. challenging our graduates to look at the issues from economic, political, legal, and social policy viewpoints.
Ethics and European Policy-Making
This Summer School looked at the role of ethics in the subject and practice of, the Law and lawyers; Politics and politicians; Economics and economists, sociologists and societal workers, as well as the wider implications on science and medicine. The five-day programme will also investigate the phenomenon of Ethics and its place in Europaean society; the European legal framework in relation to ethical issues; and the particular role of universities, educational institutions and NGOs in advocacy, support and delivery of ethical practices. Speakers included: Professor Farhad Ameli, (Law), Professor Etienne Picard (Public Law, Paris), Professor Jean Philippe Genet (Medival History, Paris), Dr Paul Flather (Politics, The Europaeum).