Book Review

‘The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture’ reviewed by Emma Seaber.

‘The Cognitive Humanities: Embodied Mind in Literature and Culture’ edited by Jean Peter Garratt (Palgrave, 2016). The Cognitive Humanities is an edited collection of eleven essays from across the humanities, including literary studies, linguistics, theatre and performance studies, philosophy and history. Whilst the volume is not presented as a primer Read more…

Call for Papers

Wild or Domesticated – Uncanny in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives to Mind (CfP, Helsinki, September 20-22, 2016)

An interdisciplinary conference organized by Mind and the Other Research Project Helsinki, Finland (The House of Science and Letters)  Keynote speakers: Tanya Luhrmann Simo Knuuttila, University of Helsinki Diana Espirito Santo, The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile Uncanny experiences, the search for the inexplicable, or the belief in supernatural beings Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Mind, Value and Mental Health (Int’l Conference, University of Oxford, 25 July 2015)

A one-day international conference delivered by renowned experts in the field through keynote lectures. Willing Addicts? Drinkers, Dandies, Druggies and other Dionysians: Owen Flanagan (James B Duke Professor and Professor of Neurobiology, Duke University, USA) This talk will discuss the reasons some addicts choose addiction rather than “recovery”, whether addiction Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities