Conférence publique

Une double conférence publique est organisée en ouverture du colloque, le mercredi 15 juin dès 16h15 à UniMail (salle MR280).

Jennifer Fishman

Sociologist, Associate Professor, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University Montreal, Canada

Jennifer R. Fishman is Associate Professor in the Social Studies of Medicine Department and Biomedical Ethics Unit at McGill University. Her empirical research analyzes the unexamined, presumptive, and gendered assumptions, values and ethical frameworks embedded in new biomedical and scientific enterprises. She has studied pharmaceutical drug development (Viagra), anti-aging science and medicine, and new genetic susceptibility and carrier tests. Her recent work has been published in venues including PLoS ONE; Social Science and Medicine; Sociology of Health and Illness; Science, Technology and Human Values; New Genetics and Society, and Trends in Genetics. She is the co-editor of Biomedicalization:Technoscience, Health, and Illness in the U.S. (Duke University Press, 2010).



Isabelle Dussauge

Historian of science and technology, Department of History of Science and Ideas, Uppsala University, Sweden

Dussauge conducts research in STS and in the history of medicine. She holds a Ph.D. in the history of science and technology. Among her previous and current research interests are the current neurosciences of gender and sexuality, imaging technologies and visual culture, the early computerization of health care, and the history of ethics and fetal medicine after WWII.