[ensu] Fwd: Thu Jan 23 IES/GOEHU Environment & Health seminar

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  • Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 12:49:42 -0500 (EST)

 --- Mona El-Haddad <m.elhaddad@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: >
From:   "Mona El-Haddad" <m.elhaddad@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To:   <m.elhaddad@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Thu Jan 23 IES/GOEHU Environment & Health
> seminar
> Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 09:49:36 -0500
> 
> Institute for Environmental Studies 
> and Gage Occupational & Environmental Health Unit
> ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH SEMINAR SERIES
> **************************************************
> 
> THURS JANUARY 23, 4:00 p.m.
> Room 113, Koffler Inst. for Pharmacy Management, 569
> Spadina Ave.
> 
> STEPHEN BEDE SCHARPER, Assistant Professor of
> Religious Ethics,
> Department and Centre for the Study of Religion,
> University of Toronto 
> 
> "THE ROLE OF VALUES AND WORLDVIEWS IN ENVIRONMENT
> AND HEALTH"
> (abstract and series list below)
> 
> For a map, updates, and abstracts, 
> please see
> http://www.utoronto.ca/env/seminars/e&h-spring.html
> 
> No registration required; all are welcome.
> **************************************************
> ABSTRACT:
> While empirical scientific data is crucial in
> decision-making
> surrounding issues of health and the environment,
> such data sometimes
> emanates from a value system and worldview that
> stand in marked contrast
> to other value systems and worldviews from different
> ethical, cultural,
> and religious perspectives. The question of
> environment and health is
> thus not only a question of science, technology, and
> policy, but also
> one of ethics, values, and worldviews. The
> presentation will provide a
> sketch of some of these different worldviews, as
> well as analyze the
> worldviews that sometimes underlie contemporary
> scientific conversations
> around environment and health, including the
> "worldview" of global
> consumer capitalism.
> 
> 
> UPCOMING SEMINARS
> 
> THU JANUARY 30  2003 
> SARAH WAKEFIELD, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of
> Public Health Sciences,
> University of Toronto 
> "Individual and community responses to environmental
> health threats:
> coping in a risk society" 
> 
> THU FEBRUARY 6  2003 
> LORAINE MARRETT, Scientist, Division of Preventive
> Oncology, Cancer Care
> Ontario 
> Cheryl Rosen, Head of Dermatology, Toronto Hospital 
> "Ultraviolet radiation and skin cancer: mechanisms,
> epidemiology and
> prevention" 
> 
> THU FEBRUARY 13  2003 
> PAM KAUFMAN, Lecturer, Department of Public Health
> Sciences, University
> of Toronto, and 
> Research Associate, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit,
> University of Toronto
> 
> "Exploring physical and social factors that
> influence smoking behaviour
> in outdoor public places"  
> 
> THU FEBRUARY 27  2003 
> GAIL EYSSEN, Professor, Department of Public Health
> Sciences, University
> of Toronto 
> "Environmental sensitivity: an approach to research
> from environment to
> physiologic mechanisms" 
> 
> THU MARCH 6  2003 
> MARK RAIZENNE, Acting Chief of the Air Health
> Effects Division, Safe
> Environments Programme at Health Canada 
> Title to be determined. 
> 
> THU MARCH 27  2003 
> PAT HARPER, Scientist, Research Institute, The
> Hospital for Sick
> Children, Toronto; Assistant Professor, Department
> of Pharmacology and
> Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of
> Toronto 
> Title to be determined. 
>  
> 
> For more information, please contact:
> Mona El-Haddad, 416-978-6526, m.elhaddad@xxxxxxxxxxx
>  

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