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Reviews of VHI workshop special issue on disability and euthanasia

last modified May 31, 2019 02:25 PM

The special issue of the Journal of Disability and Religion, edited by Thana de Campos and Lidia Ripamonti, with contributions from the interdisciplinary workshop "Navigating Impasses in Bioethics: End of Life, Disability, and Mental Illness", has received much attention.

The event, which was jointly organized by the VHI and the Murphy Institute of the University of St Thomas, with the collaboration of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, brought together contributors from very different academic fields to look at underlining connections, individual stories, and diverse perspectives on the contentious debates on physician-assisted suicide for those suffering with mental health problems and disabilities.

Find below the links to the journal, which will remain freely available online until the end of May 2019, along with a review by Caterina Milo (Durham University) for the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights, a comment by Professor Elizabeth Schiltz for the 'Mirror of Justice blog', affiliated with the Notre Dame Law School, and an editorial piece by Lidia Ripamonti on 'The Conversation UK':



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