Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society

Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra

Senior Lecturer


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Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is Senior Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics, and Deputy-director of the JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law. She co-leads the Beyond Global and Beyond Sex themes at Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society. Agomoni’s background is in bioethics, with a special interest in global bioethics, structural and gender justice. She has written on ethical issues related to global health emergencies, public health, global surrogacy, sex-selection, biomedical research, racism in health and the concepts of exploitation vulnerability and power in bioethics. 


  • Global bioethics and justice in global health 

  • Anti-racist and anti-colonial approaches to bioethics 

  • Structural injustice, epistemic injustice, exploitation and vulnerability in bioethics 

  • The ethics of global health emergencies 

  • Surrogacy and gender justice 

  • Social norms in bioethics 

  • Sex-selection and gender justice 

  • Conscientious objection in healthcare 

  • Ethics and governance of biomedical research 

  • Public health ethics 

  • Bioethics and Law 


  • Intercalated BMedSci, Fundamentals in Bioethics, Lecturer
  • LLM, Medical Law and Ethics, Lecturer
  • Master of Public Health, Public Health Ethics, Lecturer