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Christian Munthe

Professor

Christian Munthe
Professor
Practical Philosophy
christian.munthe@gu.se

Room number: J564
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 41255 Göteborg


Philosophy and Philology unit at Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, Theory of Science (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.flov.gu.se
flov@flov.gu.se
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Christian Munthe

Christian Munthe conducts research and expert consultation on ethics, value and policy issues arising in the intersection of health, science & technology, the environment and society. He is elected member of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg. 2016-18, he was faculty elected member of the board of the University of Gothenburg, and a 2019 Nobel Week Dialogue Panelist.

Munthe has developed a cross-disciplinary approach, collaborating with researchers and practitioners from, e.g., medicine and care, environmental-, natural and technological science, economics, law and politics. He is a frequently commissioned expert by public agencies in Sweden and abroad, and a source and particpant in media reporting and debates within his area of expertise. He also engages with the public through the blog Philosophical Comment and Twitter.

Research
Munthe has published 9 academic books and over 60 research articles or book chapters. Some recent books are:

Additionally, he has published a string of works on the ethics of person centered care and shared decision making, forensic psychiatry and related legal systems, reproductive and family ethics, and public health ethics. He has edited special issues and symposia of international journals on the ethics and philosophy of antibiotic resistance, social media, 'big data' and hate crime.

Christian is member of the editorial board of the internation research journal Bioethics, and a founding member of the Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health (CELAM) and the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) (where he is also member of the respective steering groups). He is a member of the academic advisory board of the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), and associate senior researcher in the Urban Safety and Societal Security Research Center (URBSEC), as in the Lund-Gothenburg Responsibility Project (LGRP).

He has been PI or co-PI of projects funded by the Swedish Research Council (VR), Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ), the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE), Vardalstiftelsen, VINNOVA, The Swedish Government, the Dutch Research Council (NWO), and the European Commission. Currently, he is co-PI in the projects FORevidence: Development of Evidence-based Practice in Forensic Psychiatry (FORTE), PLATINEA: Collaborative Platform for Securing Sustainable Access to Antibiotics (VINNOVA), EDAR: The Environment as a Driver of Antibiotic Resistance (VR), and the Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (UGOT Challenges Initiative).

Expert consultation
Munthe has been a member of the Swedish government's National Council of Medical Ethics 2000-2006, the National Advisory Board of Gene Technology (2014-2018), and the Delegation for Medical Ethics of the Swedish Society of Medicine (2013-2018). He is currently a member of the Västra Götaland County Government Working Group for Orderly Introduction of New Pharmaceuticals. He has been directly involved in developing specific regulation or policy in areas such as reproductive and genetic medicine, biomedical research, public health policy and social care and welfare. He has performed many commissioned reports and expert services for Swedish public agencies, the Swedish Parliament, and the national and county governments; as well as for the European Commission, and the Swiss federal government.

Teching and supervision

Munthe's teaching in philosophy is focused on thesis supervision, examination and seminar moderation on the M.A. and Ph.D. levels. He is engaged as lecturer for programmes in health, natural or the technological sciences, as well as courses for medical researchers, clinical specialists and health professionals. Since 2020, he is responsible for the ethics module of the obligatory research suopervision training at the University of Gothenburg. His supervision interests include normative ethics and political philosophy/theory (including jurisprudence), and their applications to human practices, especially science, technology, health and the environment.

Podcasts and videos with Christian Munthe

  • Antibiotic Resistance: Ethics and Value Challenges (University of Gothenburg, 2019)

  • How Drug Resistance Challenges Medical Ethics (Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München, 2019):

  • Ethics of Allocation in Translational Genomic Medicine (University of Oxford, 2018):

More information:

 

Latest publications

Humaniora mår bra av kritisk genomlysning
Christian Munthe
GU Journalen, Magazine article 2020
Magazine article

Covid-19: Eine Ad hoc Public-Health-Ethikberatung
Verina Wild, Alena Buyx, Samia Hurst, Christian Munthe, Annette Rid et al.
Das Gesundheitswesen, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Ethics of digital contact tracing apps for the Covid-19 pandemic response
Robert Ranisch, Niels Nijsingh, Angela Ballantyne, Alena Buyx, Orsolya Friedrich et al.
Kompetenznetz Public Health zu COVID-19, Report 2020
Report

Public Health Ethics and Covid-19: The ethical dimensions of public health decision-making during a pandemic
Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Alison Thompson, Verina Wild, Angela Ballantyne, Nancy Berlinger et al.
Kompetenznetz Public Health COVID-19, Report 2020
Report

Kan vi undvika ideologisk styrning?
Christian Munthe
Tidningen Curie, Magazine article 2020
Magazine article

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2017

Utmaningar och vägar för funktionell bioetisk lagstiftning
Christian Munthe
Genombrott inom gentekniken – var finns etiken?, Statens medicinsk-etiska råds etikdag, Stockholm, 7 december, 2017, , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The cake and its bits: can universal healthcare systems survive (without) ethical priority setting?
Christian Munthe
Hard Choices in Nordic Health Care 2.0: A Nordic conference on ethics in priority settings in health care, Svenska Läkaresällskapet, Stockholm, November 20, 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Insatser för bättre psykisk och fysisk hälsa hos familjehemsplacerade barn: En systematisk litteraturöversikt och utvärdering av ekonomiska, samhälleliga och etiska aspekter.
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg
Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU), Book 2017
Book

Should drug resistance interventions be expedited?
Christian Munthe
Ethics and Value Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance Management, Research and Policy, November 15-16, 2017, Gothenburg., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Interventions to improve foster children’s mental and physical health: A systematic review and assessment of the economic, social and ethical aspects. Executive summary.
Martin Bergström, Marianne Cederblad, Christian Munthe, Bo Vinnerljung, Ingegerd Wirtberg et al.
Stockholm, Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services, Report 2017
Report

Questioning the patient in person centred care: ethical aspects: children, forensic psychiatry, and public health
Christian Munthe, Leila El-Alti, Thomas Hartvigsson, Niels Nijsingh
Medical Argumentation and Patient Centred Care, University of Amsterdam, October 26-27, 2017., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Hur kan den etiska kompetensen i forskarsamhället förbättras?
Christian Munthe
Vetenskaplig redlighet och oredlighet. Kungliga Vetenskaps- och Vitterghetssamhället, måndagen den 9 oktober 2017, Göteborgs stadsmuseum, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Etiska och samhälleliga aspekter
Christian Munthe
Insatser för bättre psykisk och fysisk hälsa hos familjehemsplacerade barn. , Stockholm, Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU). , Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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