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Writing Prize: Catholic Social Teaching and Human Rights
The Center for Civil and Rights (CCHR) at the University of Notre Dame, in partnership with Notre Dame's Journal of International and Comparative Law, announces its 2018 Prize for Outstanding Scholarship.
Submissions are now being accepted for papers investigating the intersection of International Human Rights Law and Catholic Social Teaching. Authors may approach the subject from a variety of perspectives, the goal being to illuminate the relationship between the two bodies of thought. Preference will be given to papers that make use of Convocate, CCHR’s online research portal for simultaneous examination of documents from both disciplines.
The winning submission will be published on Convocate, and the winner will be invited to publish in the Journal of International and Comparative Law. The competition winner will also receive a $1,000 cash prize.
More on Convocate can be found here.
Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics
at the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics
June 1 - July 21, 2018
About the Program Yale’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics offers a unique 2-month-long intensive summer program for American and international undergraduate and graduate students (along with a number of professionals) from varying disciplines. The program offers approximately 150-200 contact hours (depending on student preference).
Participants attend a series of morning lectures surveying the field of bioethics; attend intensive seminars on special topics such as neuroethics, care for the dying, bioethics and law, philosophy, “Ableist Narratives in Bioethics and Disability Studies,” technology and ethics, public health ethics, and more. 2017 seminars are listed here; 2018 seminars will be published soon and will be similar. Specific seminars on clinical ethics will return to the 2018 program. Students also attend discussion groups and visit the esteemed Hastings Center.