AllegraLab Article: Liminality, Biomedicine, and the Law – A Symposium Supported by the Wellcome Trust
The Liminal Spaces team discuss their recent symposium on liminality and health research regulation in the United Kingdom with AllegraLab.
Liminality, Biomedicine, and the Law – A Symposium Supported by the Wellcome Trust
Biomedicine and the life sciences continue to rearrange the relationship between culture and biology, problematizing what it means to be a person, and introducing uncertainty and instability to individual and public life. When this occurs, law is often called upon in response. Is this the best option? Why do we always turn to law to deal with ethical tensions or uncertainty in technoscience?