Events: Personhood and Selfhood – Social Personhood

January 16th 2018, 9:00am-6:10pm, The University of Manchester. Deadline for registration: 12pm, Friday 13th January 2018. Website: https://Personhoodandselfhood.wordpress.com Registration is now open for the first workshop within the Royal Institute of Philosophy and AHRC North West Doctoral Training Partnership sponsored series on Personhood and Selfhood, to be held at the University of Manchester on the 16th […]

Consultation: Mental capacity in the law of wills

Public consultation open: 13 July 2017 – 10 November 2017.  The outdated law of wills needs an overhaul according to the Law Commission. Victorian laws, out of step with the modern world, are failing to protect the vulnerable – and not allowing others to distribute their cherished possessions after they’ve gone. [The] Law Commission is consulting on […]

Job/PhD: Post-doc or PhD studentship in neuroethics

NEUROETHICS RESEARCH UNIT – INSTITUT DE RECHERCHES CLINIQUES DE MONTRÉAL (IRCM) / MONTREAL CLINICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Postion remains open until filled. To start as early as September 1st, 2017. ICRM is seeking postdoctoral fellow, or possibly a very strong graduate student, to lead empirical and conceptual research on free will which includes the examination of people’s […]

Job: Post-doc in Mental Health & Justice

York Law School, in collaboration with King’s College London.  Full-time position, 2.2 years. Closing date for applications: 25th August 2017. We wish to appoint a fixed-term full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate to work on the ‘Enabling legal capacity through decision making support’ work stream within the ‘Mental Health and Justice’ Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award project.  Based […]

PhD Scholarship: Mental Health / Disability and Implementation of Human Rights in an International Context

Closing date: 5th June 2017. Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham. The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) at the University of Nottingham invites applications for a scholarship on the above topic, to be funded by the IMH.  The scholarship forms part of a developing collaboration with the WHO in Geneva relating to human rights and […]

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 […]