Panel event: Origins of Consciousness

June 7th 2017, 6.30 – 8.30 pm, London School of Economics. Speakers Björn Brembs, Professor of Neurogenetics, University of Regensburg Chris Frith, Professor Emeritus, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL; Honorary Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, University of London Eva Jablonka, Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Philosophy of Biology, Tel-Aviv University David Papineau, ​Professor of […]

Event: Mental Health and Human Rights

Monday 22 May 2017, 6:30pm. Matrix Chambers, Griffin Buildings, London, WC1R 5LN. An event run by the Human Rights Lawyers Association’s Young Lawyers’ Committee. All are invited to join the panel, as they provide unique perspectives on this area, drawing on their experience in private practice, academia and civil society. The discussion will be followed by […]

Seminar: I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study

Wednesday 24th May, 2017, 4pm. AnteRoom (SW1.17) of the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. Mental Health, Ethics and Law seminar. The seminar will be presented by Dr Ben Spencer whose talk is titled “‘I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study’  —  the role of insight in decision-making capacity […]

Network: Neuroethics Now – The State of the Field and a View to the Future

June 19, 20, 21, 2017, at ICM Insitut du Cerveau et de la Moelle  Épinère, Brain & Spine Institute, Paris, France The Fourth Neuroethics Network Neuroethics Now:  The State of the Field and a View to the Future As neuroethics enters its second decade, the field confronts new techniques and technologies, as well as new – and frequently controversial – clinical […]

Workshop: Art and social psychiatry – artists’ self-publishing

1 April 2017, 2 – 5 pm. Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, BR3 3BX This event is part of the exhibition Thinking Society: Art and Social Psychiatry at the Bethlem Gallery. The workshop will explore combinations of image and text. Make your perspective on the world public! Tickets are £10. Concession tickets are available for SLaM Service users, […]

Seminar: Chimes of freedom, Bob Dylan, enhanced goodness, super A.I. and the future of humanity

Wednesday March 22nd, 16:00 – 17:30. Room K0.18, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London. A Global Health and Social Medicine Series event with Professor John Harris (Institute for Science, Ethics & Innovation at the University of Manchester and visiting professor in Bioethics at GHSM). Educated at the University of Kent and at Balliol College, Oxford, Prof John Harris is the author or […]