Talks

Presentations at peer-reviewed, internationally established conferences:

  • Ethical uneasiness and the need for open-ended reflexivity. Presentation and discussion at the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference (& the 8th Nursing Ethics Conference) “Challenges and Opportunities for Ethics in Nursing and Care”, September 15-16, 2017 Leuven, Belgium (accepted).
  • Assisted dying for healthy elderly people in The Netherlands: a call for prudence. Presentation and discussion at the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference (& the 8th Nursing Ethics Conference) “Challenges and Opportunities for Ethics in Nursing and Care”, September 15-16, 2017 Leuven, Belgium (accepted).
  • Towards a non-dualistic view on evidence for qualitative research. Presentation and discussion at the International Human Science Research Conference in Jelenia Gora, Poland, 11-14 July 2017 (accepted).
  • Caught between intending and doing, existential dilemmas in the human lifeworld. Presentation and discussion at the International Human Science Research Conference in Jelenia Gora, Poland, 11-14 July 2017 (accepted).
  • The life story is closed but life still goes on:The life story is closed but life still goes on: Narrative foreclosure in elderly people who consider their lives to be completed, Panel Presentation at the Annual Meeting of NGG 2015 “Religion And The Crisis Of Meaning” Nijmegen, Radboud University, Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Thursday 29 – Friday 30 October 2015.
  • The need for an existential phenomenological approach to the wish to die in elderly people, Paper-presentation and discussion at the European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, in Ghent, Belgium, 22 August 2015.
  • Dignity and trust at risk: A care-ethical reflection on the social dimension of the Dutch debate about elderly and a self-chosen death, Paper-presentation and discussion at the International Ethics in Care Conference, in Guildford, UK, 18th July 2015.
  • The lifeworld of elderly people who feel life is completed and no longer worth living, Presentation at a Research Conference ‘Exploring care for human service professions’ of Nordic College of Caring Science & The European Academy of Caring Science, in Copenhagen, Denmark, 20th March, 2015.

Other presentations at research meetings or congresses:

  • Ready to give up on life. Lecture at summer school “Doctors and Lawyers dealing with death and dying: ethical, legal, and medical challenges at the end-of-life.”, Erasmus University Rotterdam, July 5th 2017 (forthcoming)
  • Keynote in Conway Hall, London, at annual meeting of the Society for Old Age Rational Suicide, May 6th 2017 (forthcoming).
  • Passie voor fenomenologisch onderzoek, Research presentation at Faces of Science, initiative of The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), March 2th 2017.
  • Voltooid leven: over leven en willen sterven, Keynote at the Dutch Nursing Congress 2017, February 7th 2017.
  • De dokter en de zelfgekozen dood. Presentation at a regional meeting of The Royal Dutch Medical Association (KNMG), February 6th 2017.
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  • Voltooid leven: De ervaringswereld van ouderen die hun leven als voltooid beschouwen. Keynote at Symposium for Elderly Care Physicians and Social Geriatricians (LAEGO), February 2th 2017.
  • Voltooid leven: over leven en willen sterven, Keynote at Regional Palliative Network Meeting in Vlaardingen, January 9th 2017.
  • Voltooid leven. Onderzoek naar de geleefde ervaring van ouderen die hun leven voltooid vinden en op een zelfgekozen moment willen sterven, Presentation and discussion at VU-University Amsterdam, Medical Center, 13 November 2016.
  • Dependent body: thoughts on embodiment in old age. Lecture at Symposium ‘Close on the skin’ for health care professionals, 25 November 2016.
  • Completed life. What are we talking about? Reliëf, Christian Association of healthcare providers, Lecture at the annual meeting of chief executives in health care , 14 November 2016.
  • Voltooid leven. Onderzoek naar de geleefde ervaring van ouderen die hun leven voltooid vinden en op een zelfgekozen moment willen sterven, Presentation at the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Department of Ethics, 3 October 2016.
  • The lifeworld of older people who are tired of life and ideate on a self-chosen death, Presentation and discussion during the International Euthanasia Conference 2016 in Amsterdam, 13 May 2016.
  • Ready to give up on life, Colloquium at the Department of Health, Ethics and Society, Universiteit van Maastricht, 20 April 2016.
  • A captive, a wreck, a piece of dirt: Images and metaphors embedded in culture and anchored in the flesh of older people with a death wish. Presentation and discussion at a meeting of research group Ageing Well & The Amsterdam Centre on Ageing, the University of Humanistic Studies, 11 February 2016.
  • Disconnectedness from the here-and-now: A phenomenological perspective on the wish to die in older people. Presentation and discussion at a special research meeting with our international guest Finn Hansen, 28 January 2016.
  • Dignity and trust at risk: An ethical reflection on the Dutch debate about older people and the self-chosen death. Presentation and discussion at the KU Leuven, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, 16 December 2015.
  • De ervaringswereld van het voltooide leven. A public lecture at the University of Humanistic Studies, organised by the Partnership for Humanisation of Care for Older People, 10 December 2015.
  • Telling secrets, exposing lives: about relational research ethics. Presentation and discussion at Windesheim University, Faculty of Health Care and Well-being, 3 December 2015.
  • Mag het alsjeblieft stoppen? Onderzoek naar de geleefde ervaring van ouderen die hun leven voltooid vinden en op een zelfgekozen moment willen sterven, Presentation at Verenso Gerontological Congres ‘Start & Stop’!, 26 November 2015. (Bekijk hier de poster en de Powerpoint).
  • De beleving van ouderen die hun leven als voltooid ervaren, Presentation at a national Symposium Right-to-Die NL, Maarssen, 26 november 2015.
  • A phenomenological corrective on the medicalisation of death wishes in elderly people, Paper-presentation at Graduate School Session on “The opening up of the patient world; benefits of phenomenological research”, University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, 19 October 2015.
  • Voltooid leven: Een kwalitatief onderzoek naar de ervaringswereld van ouderen die hun leven als voltooid beschouwen, Poster-presentation on NWO-Inspiratiedag, Amersfoort, 23 September 2015.
  • A lunatic, a zombi, a piece of dirt: Images and metaphors embedded in culture and anchored in the flesh of elderly people, Paper-presentation and discussion at a Research Meeting of the Long Term Care Partnership, at University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands, 1th July 2015.
  • Elderly and Completed Life, Presentation and discussion at a Research Meeting of the Long Term Care Partnership, at University of Amsterdam (UvA), The Netherlands, 15th May 2014.

 

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