22.4.2022: I was elected as president of the philosophy society of Basel, starting Autumn 2022, together with my colleague Wacyl Azzouz. The first series of lectures we organize will be on the topic of philosophy and war.
5.4.2022: I am co-organizing two workshops in animal ethics and environmentmental ethics:
2nd and 3rd of May 2022: Workshop What we owe to Animals at the University of Fribourg and Basel
3rd of November 2022: 1st Swiss Animal-Environmental Ethics Network Meeting, University of Fribourg
26.6.2021: My PhD student Emnée van den Brandeler won the Vonne Lund Prize at the 2021 Congress of the European Society for Agriculture and Food Ethics (EurSafe) for the best student oral paper presentation. Her paper can be read here (open access). Congratulations, Emnée!
21.6.2021: My article ‘Epidemics and food security: the duties of local and international communities’ was published in the conference proceedings Justice and food security in a changing climate, edited by H. Schübel and I. Wallimann-Helmer. It can be read here (open access).
22.3.2021: Matthias Eggel will join my team as a postdoc on April 1st! Welcome, Matthias!
21.3.2021: FORBES discusses in the essay ‘Tackling Racial Discrimination: Can Unconscious Bias Training Create Real Change?’ the article “Interventions designed to reduce implicit prejudices and implicit stereotypes in real world contexts: a systematic review” I co-wrote with Chloë Fitzgerald, Delphine Berner and Samia Hurst.
16.3.2021: Die Kommission für Tierversuchsethik KTVE, bei welcher ich Mitglied bin, publiziert die Stellungnahme: Umgang mit Versuchstieren während der Covid-19 Pandemie.
2.2.2021: The article Preventing Zoonotic Emerging Disease Outbreaks: The Need to Complement One Health with Ethical Considerations I co-authored with Salome Dürr was just published in the Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research.
13.1.2021: The article Emerging Zoonotic Diseases: Should We Rethink the Animal–Human Interface? I co-authored was cited in the analysis paper The link between biodiversity loss and the increasing spread of zoonotic diseases of the European Parliament.
3.9.2020: PhD student Emnée van den Brandeler has just joined my team.
Mira Reyes is visiting my group during September 2020 to discuss chapters of her PhD thesis.
Welcome to both of them!
30.4.2020: Starting June 2020, I will join the editorial board of The Journal of Ethics as associate editor. I will be responsible for submissions in animal ethics. I am looking forward to this new task!