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Annual Olivieri Lectureship in Medical Ethics

— Council Meeting, on May 3, 2019

— Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel

— Guest Speaker: Christine Overall, PhD, FRSC

Christine Overall

Professor Emerita of Philosophy and
University Research Chair
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario

Is Ageing Good? Increasing Life Spans and the Problem of Ageism

(Registration for the luncheon is with your council registration)


Christine Overall is Professor Emerita of Philosophy and holds a University Research Chair at Queen’s University. She has won awards both for her teaching and her research, in feminist philosophy, bioethics, and philosophy of religion. She is the author of six books and the editor of five, most recently Pets and People: The Ethics of Our Relationships with Companion Animals (Oxford, 2017).