Hard To Believe will be screened at The University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, Napier Building, Lecture Theatre G03 (Ground Floor) on August 8th, 2016.
Guest speakers on panel
Ethan Gutmann (featured in the film)
Ethan Gutmann, an award-winning China analyst and human-rights investigator, is the author of the award winning book Losing the New China: A Story of American Commerce, Desire and Betrayal. He has written widely on China issues for publications such as the Wall Street Journal Asia, Investor’s Business Daily, Weekly Standard, National Review, and World Affairs Journal, and he has provided testimony and briefings to the United States Congress, the Central Intelligence Agency, the European Parliament, the International Society for Human Rights in Geneva, the United Nations, and the parliaments of Ottawa, Canberra, Dublin, Edinburgh, and London. A former foreign-policy analyst at the Brookings Institution, Gutmann has appeared on PBS, CNN, BBC, and CNBC. His most recent book is The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution To It’s Dissident Problem.
Ethan is one of three researchers who just released a ground breaking report An Update to Research On Organ Harvesting in China. Ethan will give personal insights regarding this new report, which meticulously examines the transplant programs of hundreds of hospitals in China, drawing on media reports, official propaganda, medical journals, hospital websites and a vast amount of deleted websites found in archives, ethan-gutmann.com.
Prof Maria Fiatarone Singh
Professor Fiatarone Singh is a geriatrician whose research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on the integration of medicine, exercise physiology, and nutrition as a means to improve health status and quality of life across the lifespan. She has held the inaugural John Sutton Chair of Exercise and Sport Science in the Faculty of Health Sciences, and Professorship, Sydney Medical School, at the University of Sydney since 1999, and has been awarded many grants from the government and other funding bodies to conduct research into exercise and aging. She is the founding director of the Fit for Your Life Foundation, an international non-profit organization, and co-founded the STRONG Clinic at Balmain Hospital. She has published extensively in the area of health implications of exercise and nutrition and is actively involved as a Medical Advisory Board member of the international group DAFOH (Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting).
Dr David Hunter
Dr David Hunter, Associate Professor in Medical Ethics, FHCWI Medical Course
In 2013 Dr David Hunter joined Flinders University as the Associate Professor of Medical Ethics in the School of Medicine. His background is in philosophy, concentrating on political philosophy and ethics, both theoretical and applied, mainly in the context of medical practice, research ethics and other professional practices. David spent the previous eight years in the UK, and before that was based in New Zealand:
2011-13 Philosophy department at the University of Birmingham, UK.
2008-11 Centre for Professional Ethics at Keele University, UK.
2005-08 School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.
2004-05 School of History, Philosophy and Politics, Massey University, NZ.
2000-04 He tutored in philosophy at the University of Auckland, NZ.