Project Description

After a period as an Erasmus Mundus Fellow at the Center for Human Bioethics at Monash University, in October 2013 Dr. Mirko D. Garasic joined the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a Golda Meir Postdoctoral Fellow. The following year, he joined Tel Aviv University as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. He is currently working on a number of bioethical and biopolitical projects focused on human enhancement, male circumcision, hunger strikes, and neuroethics. Since the beginning of his Ph.D., Dr. Garasic has worked in four continents and published in five: in 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford, while in 2010 he spent a semester at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai. In the following academic year, he was a Yale University and Hastings Center Visiting Scholar thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. He participated in numerous international conferences and he has received various awards. He is a member of the Italian Society of Analytic Philosophy and the International Research Network on Religion and Democracy. Among other journals, his work has appeared in the American Journal of Bioethics, in the Hastings Center Report, Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy and the Journal of Medical Ethics. His book “Guantanamo and Other Cases of Enforced Medical Treatment” has just been published by Springer.

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