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Nancy Scheper-Hughes: A World Cut in Two

Global Justice and the Traffic in Humans for Organs

Date of Lecture: September 24, 2012

Nancy Scheper-HughesAbout the Speaker: Nancy Scheper-Hughes is professor of medical anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley where she directs the doctoral program in Critical Studies in Medicine, Science, and the Body. Her most recent books are "Commodifying Bodies" (Sage, 2002) and "Violence in War and Peace: an Anthology" (Basil Blackwell, 2003). She is co-founder and director of Organs Watch, a medical human rights project.

About the Talk: In this lecture, Scheper-Hughes shares case studies of the global networks that facilitate organ trafficking and considers the complex ethics involved.

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