Roger Allan Moore Lecture

Lecture on Values and Medicine: Ethical, Religious, and Cultural Perspectives
James Ferguson

Roger Allan Moore Lecture on Values and Medicine: Ethical, Religious, and Cultural Perspectives. This year we were honored to have James Ferguson, Susan S. and Willian H. Hindle Professor, Stanford University give this lecture titled, "Presense and Social Obligation: An Essay on the Share." Dr. Ferguson holds honorary appointments at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University and the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Cape Town. He is the author of several books, including Global Shadows: Africa in the Neoliberal World Order (2006) and a recently published study on distribution and social assistance: Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution (2015).

The lecture was followed with responses by:

  • Jean Comaroff, Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African Studies and of Anthropology
  • Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
  • Arthur Kleinman, Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine

The lecture was held in the Bray Room of The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, Massachusetts at 5:00pm.