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On Thursday 7 February at 14:00 Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen from the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) will hold a guest lecture titled Individual responsibility, legitimacy and public health policy  – is this combination possible?  in the Senate Hall at Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU).

The lecture will be organised by the RSU Institute of Public Health, the RSU Department of Public Health and Epidemiology and RSU Department of Communication Studies. 

All social studies, medical and healthcare students and teaching staff, current and future healthcare policymakers and implementers are cordially invited to this guest lecture! 

About the guest lecturer in brief 

Mortens-Nilsens.jpgMorten Nielsen (MA, Ph. D. (Philosophy) un BA (Psychology)) is an associate professor and leader of the Practical Philosophy Research Group at the University of Copenhagen. He has published over 90 articles and books in different areas of philosophy, including matters of public health. He has taken part in research projects on obesity, biobanks and multiculturalism. His current scientific research is on paternalism in the area of health, the meaning of society and climate ethics. 


Senāte Hall