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Brian Cathcart – The Phone-hacking Scandal

Event Date 28 March 2011 Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University  Professor Brian Cathcart – The Phone-hacking Scandal The scandal of phone hacking at the News of the World tells us a great deal about how Britain is run. On any normal measure the revelation that a foreign-owned corporation might have been intercepting the communications of Cabinet ministers should be sensational …

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Giorgio Agamben – What is a Commandment?

Event Date: 28 March 2011 Clattern Lecture Theatre, Main Building Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University   The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents Giorgio Agamben (Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of Paris) What is a Commandment? Giorgio Agamben is Visiting Professor, Philosophy, University of Paris 8, and is the author of many books including Language and Death: The …

Karen Wells – Whose Children: Child protection in the global world

Event Date: 28 March 2011 Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square Birkbeck College LONDON WC1E   The Importance of Being Human A series of lectures from the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy SSHP Spring Public Lecture series Dr Karen Wells (Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies) – Whose Children: Child protection in the global world. The ‘best interests …

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Slavoj Zizek – Masterclass – The Limits of Hegel

Event Date: 23, 25 & 26 March 2011 The Limits of Hegel Slavoj Zizek – Masterclass While the global political and social situation is getting more and more explosive, emancipatory struggles are more and more hampered by ideological prejudices. This is why some ruthless clarifications are necessary. Part I (23 March 2011) Part II (25 March 2011) ———————————————– talk: share …

Stephen Butterfill – Expression and Expressive Communication

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Commentary: Professor Stephen Butterfill (Warwick) ———————————————————— talks: ————————————————————   <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

Natalie Sebanz – On Contagion, Empathy, and Other Mechanisms of Behaviour

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Natalie Sebanz (Nijmegen) – On Contagion, Empathy, and Other Mechanisms of Behaviour Recognition/Categorization ———————————————————— talks: ————————————————————   <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

Leonardo Fogassi – Neuroscience of Communication, Mirror Neurons

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Professor Leonardo Fogassi (Parma) – Neuroscience of Communication, Mirror Neurons ———————————————————— talks: ————————————————————   <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

Hans-Johann Glock – Expression and Expressive Communication

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Commentary: Professor Hans-Johann Glock ( Zurich) ———————————————————— talks: ————————————————————   <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

Juan Carlos Gomez – Expressive Communication in Apes

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication Paper 2: Dr Juan Carlos Gomez (St. Andrews) – Expressive Communication in Apes ———————————————————— talk: ————————————————————   <<== back to main conference page share this entry:

Expression and Expressive Communication

Event date: 24 – 26 March 2011 Institute of Philosophy University of London Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU   Expression and Expressive Communication ——————————————— Day 2 (Fri March 25 2011): Session II – Evolutionary/Ethological Perspectives on Communication Paper 1: Professor Jim Hurford (Edinburgh) – On Problems and Prospects in the Study of language Evolution  [AUDIO HERE] Paper 2: …