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10/2015 Family in the Age of Science: Ethical Challenges between Islam and Medicine

The panel addresses a number of the core ethical questions and challenges that the institution of the family will have to face, both today and in the near future. Besides religion and culture that have usually played the key-role in this field, biomedical sciences started in the last decades to formulate their own perspectives on the same questions and challenges. The panelists will discuss how people can strike a balance between what is "practically possible" from a biomedical perspective, and what is "mandatory" from an Islamic religious and ethical perspective?

The 3 main panelists are:

- Dr Tariq Ramadan: Executive Director of the research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies and Professor of Islamic Studies at Oxford University, UK.

- Dr Mohammed Ghaly: Professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics, research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE), Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies.

- Dr Ayman Shabana: Associate Research Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar.

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