The 10th Anscombe Memorial Lecture 8 November 2019 Oxford

The 10th Anscombe Memorial Lecture

“Twinning and Human Individuality”

The Anscombe Memorial Lecture is an annual lecture given in honour of the great Catholic philosopher, Elizabeth Anscombe, who taught at Oxford and Cambridge and who was well-known for her defence of human life. The Lecture is co-sponsored by the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and Blackfriars Hall, Oxford.

Places are still available for the upcoming Memorial Lecture, which takes place on Friday, 8 November, 4pm, at Blackfriars, Oxford. Please do consider joining us this event! Dr Maureen Condic will be delivering a fascinating talk on identical twinning and the status of the human embryo. Dr Condic is a stem cell scientist and is also member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, and co-author of the book Human Embryos, Human Beings: A Scientific and Philosophical Approach. You can register now (free of charge) by following this link. Please do stay for the drinks reception after the Lecture as well!

Feel free to contact us (admin@bioethics.org.uk / 01865 610 212) for any enquiries. We hope to see you there!

About the speaker

Dr Maureen Condic is Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. She is also a member of the US National Science Board and a corresponding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life. Her current research involves the control of human stem cell potency and differentiation. In 2018 she co-authored a book entitled Human Embryos, Human Beings: A Scientific and Philosophical Approach.