Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience Research Seminars 2023/24

The PPN Research Seminar is a joint endeavour to promote interdisciplinary discussion between Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience.

Time: 3pm (but see * in list of seminars below for exceptions)

Venue: Some seminars will take place in person and some by Zoom. Most will be hybrid. Details will be provided via our email list.

In addition to the regular meetings, we hold Work in Progress (WiP) meetings where postgraduates present their work. WiP meetings are identified as such below.

All students, staff and visiting researchers are welcome to attend.

Organizers:

These seminars are jointly sponsored by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, the Department of Philosophy and the CSPE.

First Semester

2nd October

Title: Place cells: a map in the brain and of the brain

Speaker: Kate Jeffery (University of Glasgow)

In-person/Hybrid

 

30th October

Title: The Perception of Silence

Speaker: Chaz Firestone (Johns Hopkins University; Perception & Mind Laboratory)

Online

 

20th November

Title: A Compositional Semantics for Venn Diagrams

Speaker: Bryan Pickel (University of Glasgow) and Brian Rabern (University of Edinburgh; Edinburgh Meaning Sciences Group)

In-person/Hybrid

 

27th November - co-sponsored by SPIN

Title: Singular Experiences (With and Without objects)

Speaker: Angela Mendelovici (University of Western Ontario)

Online

 

11th December - co-sponsored by SPIN

Title: TBA

Speaker: Ian Phillips (John Hopkins University; Foundation of Mind).

Online

 

Second Semester

 22nd January

Title: TBA

Speaker: Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna College; Director of Gould Centre for Humanistic Studies)

Online

 

5th February

Title: TBA

Speaker: Elizabeth Camp (Rutgers)

Online

 

19th February

Title: TBA

Speaker: Craig French (University of Nottingham)

In-person/Hybrid

 

4th March

Title: TBA

Speaker: Mohan Matthen (University of Toronto)

 

 

18th March

Title: TBA

Speaker: Sascha Fink (Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg; Center for Behavioral Brain Sciences)

In-person/Hybrid

 

Third Semester

 

22nd April

Title: TBA

Speaker: Petra Vetter (University of Fribourg)

 

29th April

Title: TBA

Speaker: Andrea Blomkvist (London School of Economics)

In-person/Hybrid

 

13th May

Title: TBA

Speaker: Neil Sinhababu (National University of Singapore).

In-person/Hybrid

 

20th May

Title: TBA

Speaker: Roberto Casati (Institut Jean Nicod)

In-person/Hybrid