Swiss Network of Ethics of Care
The Doctor, exhibited 1891; Sir Luke Fildes 1843-1927; Tate, Presented by Sir Henry Tate 1894; Photography: © Tate, London 2017
About the network
What is SNEC?
Founded in 2016, the Swiss Network of Ethics of Care (SNEC) provides scholars in Switzerland and abroad with a platform for exchange and collaboration within the field of ethics of care, especially in the context of the patient-healthcare professional relationship.
Aims of the Network
To foster awareness of the moral duty to care for the vulnerable in the healthcare context.
To support educational, research and policy initiatives aimed at promoting this goal.
To contribute to such initiatives through rigorous philosophical and interdisciplinary work.
To facilitate collaborative efforts among scholars in Switzerland and abroad in the field of ethics of care.
Research: SNEC serves as a documentation resource for researchers interested in the field of ethics of care
Meetings: SNEC organises international conferences within its scope of research.
Publishing: SNEC publishes in conference proceedings and journals the results of the Network’s collaborative research.
Membership to SNEC is free of charge and open to any researcher working on
related topics in Switzerland. To be added to the list of members, or for general
inquiries, please contact:
Workshop: European Cultures of Palliative Care
Center for Medical Humanities, Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine &
Institute of Romance Studies
University of Zurich
25-26 October 2019
Villa Hatt, Zurich
Biology. Her research focuses on the ethical issues in relation to the use of technology in
Zurich. After receiving her PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2011, she held a Junior Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at King’s College London.