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Month: April 2019

Judicialized health, the spirit of constitutionalism, and politics of labor in South Africa | Güney Afrika’da sağlığın hukukileştirilmesi, anayasacılık ruhu ve emek politikaları

Judicialized health, the spirit of constitutionalism, and politics of labor in South Africa | Güney Afrika’da sağlığın hukukileştirilmesi, anayasacılık ruhu ve emek politikaları

Konuşmacı | Speaker: Prof. Kaushik Sunder RajanModerasyon | Moderation: Assoc. Prof. Z. Umut Türem Kürasyon | Curation: Dr. Duygu Kaşdoğan &  Doç. Dr. Ebru Yetişkin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F04cHksDGpE The first event of 2019 STS Talks opens a conversation over the judicialization of health in South Africa. The “judicialization of health”, as conceptually developed by Joao Biehl and Adriana Petryna, speaks to ways in which demands concerning health have been made through the law, especially in global Southern contexts. In this talk, Sunder Rajan will discuss how judicial interventions in such cases are animated by creative interpretations of foundational constitutional principles. Sunder Rajan shows that judicial interventions speak to universalizing imaginaries o...
STS Muhabbetleri | STS Talks
Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine | Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan @ Koç University

Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine | Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan @ Koç University

Public Talk 3 April 2019 | Koç University, Istanbul* “Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine” by Prof. Kaushik Sunder Rajan This talk elucidates the political economy of global pharmaceuticals as seen from contemporary India. The term “pharmocracy” refers to the global hegemony of the multinational, Euro-American, research and development (R & D)-driven pharmaceutical industry. It describes the ways in which this industry operates to institute forms of governance across the world that are beneficial to its own interests. Empirically, I will discuss the global harmonization of clinical trials and intellectual property regimes in India in the mid-2000s, arguing that these moves must be understood in terms of this expansion of multinational corporate he...
Akademik Etkinlikler | Academic Events