Making Biological Minds Conference
- Date: Thursday 21 September 2017, 9:30 – 20:00
- Location: Botany House
- Interval: Every day
- Until: Friday 22 September 2017
- Cost: Free
The conference is organised by Sean Dyde, in cooperation with the University of Leeds and the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.
The neurosciences are flourishing, while the relationship between the neurosciences and the humanities is not. Whereas some scholars have welcomed closer collaboration, much work attempting to bring the two together can seem off-puttingly imperial or else preparatory to a larger engagement. These deficiencies in turn have generated widespread doubt that either side has anything to learn from the other. In this two-day conference, we will argue differently. We explore ways in which the broad range of practices, methods and theories within the neurosciences and the humanities may offer cooperation, while the disciplines still retain their professional identities. Both fields working towards a common goal to describe, however tantalisingly, what it means to be human.
For more information, please, visit the conference webpage.
The event is free, but places are limited, so please register here.