On this page we list any forthcoming events relevant to the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.
Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend, although registration may be required (the event will specify if so). Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.
We also have a listing of past events.
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|8 - 9 June 2023||12:00|
Workshop - Past Material, Past Minds: Philosophy, Cognition & ArchaeologyThis workshop addresses methodological, theoretical and philosophical issues across cognitive archaeology and paleoanthropology. How are inferences drawn from material items to cognitive and social capacities? And from fossil and other specimens to demographic, behavioural and phylogenetic dynamics? What can knowing past minds tell us about the nature of cognition? How should cultural innovation and evolutionary novelties in the paleontological and archaeological records be treated? How should we understand the ontology of artefacts and specimens, and how does this relate to archaeological and paleoanthropological practice?. Full details
|12 June 2023||15:30|
Egenis Book launch: Mind as Metaphor, by Adam Toon—with a response by Professor Daniel D. Hutto (University of Wollongong)This event will celebrate the publication of Adam Toon’s new book, Mind as Metaphor: A Defence of Mental Fictionalism (Oxford University Press, 2023). Full details
|16 June 2023||15:00|
Egenis: First discussion session on American Metabolism with author Hannah Landecker (UCLA)We are delighted to host Professor Hannah Landecker, a top STS scholar and world-leading expert on the social and historical study of metabolism and sciences thereof. In these two interactive sessions, Professor Landecker will be discussing with us chapters from her forthcoming book American Metabolism.. Full details
|19 June 2023||11:00|
Egenis: Second discussion session on American Metabolism with Hannah Landecker (UCLA)We are delighted to host Professor Hannah Landecker, a top STS scholar and world-leading expert on the social and historical study of metabolism and sciences thereof. In these two interactive sessions, Professor Landecker will be discussing with us chapters from her forthcoming book American Metabolism. Full details
|19 June 2023||15:30|
EGENIS seminar: Prof Chris Kelty (University of California, Los Angeles)Title and abstract to follow. Full details
|23 June 2023||15:00|
Egenis book launch: Drawing Processes of Life, Molecules, Cells , Organisms. Gemma Anderson and John Dupre (University of Exeter)Drawing Processes of Life is the product of biologists, philosophers, and artists working together to formulate new ways of representing our new approach to life. It is a mutualistic symbiosis, where identities are transformed, information and nutritive substances shared, and where new organisms emerge.. Full details
|29 - 30 June 2023|
NCRM Mixed Methods WorkshopThis two-day workshop will focus on analysing and presenting data from mixed methods projects. REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW LIVE. Full details