Public lecture by Sharon Kaufman

On October 19 the Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing will organise a public lecture by the well known American anthropologist  Sharon Kaufman. The lecture is entitled  “Making longevity: technology, policy and ethics in US health care”.

During this lecture Sharon Kaufman, PhD., professor at the University of California, Institute for Health and Aging, will present her views on how technologies, clinical evidence and medical procedures influence and shape expectations, practices and knowledge of people in late life.
Time: 16:00 – 19:00
Location: Congreszaal Poortgebouw, Rijnsburgerweg 10, Leiden
Here you will find detailed information about professor Kaufman’s lecture. 
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