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How will human cloning affect society?

billede: Lillian Wilde

Debat — Who am I? What makes me, me? Am I unique? Panel debate with experts on the biology, psychology and ethics of human cloning before Caryl Churchill's play 'A Number'


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Serridslevvej 2, 2100 Kbh Ø

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The debate on 21st February at 19:00 is FREE. A ticket for the play at 20:00 on 21st February is DKK 165. DKK 115 for students. DKK 95 for students under 25.


The philosophy, psychology and ethics of human cloning at the Copenhagen premiere of Caryl Churchill’s play ‘A Number’

‘A Number’ is being staged by the English-language theatre group That Theatre from 21st February to 24th March 2018.

The play takes on the theme of human cloning as a framework for deeper, existential questions. Who am I? What makes me, me? Am I unique?

At the premiere on 21st February, experts in the biology, psychology and ethics of human cloning will take on some of the hard questions concerning human cloning and society in a panel debate.

Included on the panel will be:

  • Joshua M. Brickman, Professor of Stem Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Copenhagen.
  • Mickey Gjerris, Associate Professor in Bioethics, at University of Copenhagen
  • Pia Søltoft, Vicar of the Marble Church (Marmorkirken) and former head of the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre

The panel will be moderated by Mike Young, Mike Young Academy.

Read Lillian Wilde’s philosophical analysis of Caryl Churchill’s ‘A Number’ here.

The debate event is FREE and you can sign up for by saying you are ‘going’ to the event on Facebook here.

Tickets for the play can be bought separately here. (40kr-165kr)