Past Events

  • Forum

    2013

    January 17th: Vincent Hayward (Paris, ISIR) A world of tactile illusions and what we can do with them.
    Feb 14th: Salvadore Soto-Faraco (Spain)
    March 7th: Dale Purves (Duke University) Why We See What We Do: Some Heretical Ideas about Vision
    March 21st: Thor Grunbaum (Copenhaguen & IP)
    March 25th: Jonathan Cohen (UCSD)
    April 25th: Geraint Rees (ICN, London)
    June 4th: Anya Hurlbert (Newcastle University)

    2012

    January 10th : Chris Macmanus (UCL)
    March 1st : Luciano Fadiga (Ferrara) A sensorimotor processing of language
    March 22nd : Mohan Matthen (Toronto) Individuating the senses
    April 2nd: Ned Block (NYU) Phenomenal and access consciousness
    April : Keith Allen (York) on colour
    April : Kevin O’Regan (Paris V) A sensori-motor approach to feel
    May: Ellen Friedland (Berlin) Skill Acquisitiom
    June: Brian Keeley (Pitzberg) The Senses’ redux
    Oct 25th: Victoria Williamson (Goldsmith) on Amusia.
    Nov 1st (4-6pm):Georges Rey (Maryland) on Concept Nativism.
    Nov 7th : Roi Cohen-Kadosh (Oxford) on Synaesthesia
    Nov 22nd: Matt Nudds (Warwick), Hearing sound sources
    Dec 7th: Joelle Proust (Jean Nicod, Paris) on Noetic feelings
    Dec 13th : Josef Pavizi (Stanford) on deep brain stimulation
    Dec 4th, 11th and 17th: Chandaria Lectures, Neurons and Knowledge, Colin Blakemore
    Friday Dec 14th : Workshop on Intentions and control of Action (co-organised with Thor Grunbaum, Copenhaguen & IP)

    2011

    January 10th: Olivier Massin (Geneva) The objectivity of touch
    January 26th: Debi Robesron (Essex) & Stephen Butterfill (Warwick) Categorical perception and category structure
    Feb 3rd: Oliver Kauffman (Aarhus) Modal signature and perceptual awareness
    Feb 10th: Catherine Dacremont (Department of Psychology, University of Bourgogne, France) What is sensory analysis?
    March 3rd: Anne-Lise Giraud (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, Departement d’Etudes Cognitives, ENS, Paris, France)Ideas about the role of cortical oscillations in speech and language
    March 17th: Clare Batty (Department of Philosophy, Unversity of Kentucky, USA)Do You Smell That? On the Representation of Objects in Olfactory Experience.
    March 23rd: Petter Johansson (Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences, University College London, UK)Choice blindness as a tool to study the limits of self-knowledge
    May 5th: Joydeep Bhattacharya (Centre for Cognition, Computation and Culture, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths)Impact of Crossmodal Transfer of Musical Emotion on Decision Making
    May 26th: Maclcom Galloway (Cellular Pathology, Royal Free Hospital)Pathological Diagnosis: meaning, communication and classification in pathology
    July 6th : Marc Ernst (Max Planck) Recalibration makes (the) perfect sense
    Oct 6th : Malika Auvray (LIMSI, CNRS) : Understanding the integration of sensory-substution devices : the analogy with reading
    Oct 20th: Mohan Matthen (Toronto): Iconic Representation and Its Limitations

    2010

    January 18th: Stephen Butterfill (Warwick) Categorical perception: Not what it seems
    January 28th: Tim Crane (Cambridge) Ideas of sensory content
    March 11th: Axel Cleeremans (University of Brussels) Consciousness: The radical plasticity thesis
    March 18th: Ian Philips (UCL, UK) Sensory memories
    March 30th: Malika Auvray (LIMSI, Orsay) Cross-modal change blindness
    May 18th:Anthony Marcel (Herts, UK) & Patrick Haggard (ICN, UCL, UK) The sense of agency
    May 20th: Steven Palmer (Berkeley, USA) Aesthetic preference for spatial composition
    May 26th: Ophelia Deroy (Paris XII & IJN, Paris) Can thought influence perception ? Coloured shapes, smells and other cases.
    June 16th: David Bourget (Institute of Philosophy, School of advanced study, University of London) Is consciousness modal?
    Oct 7th: Patrick Haggard (ICN, UCL, UK)Intentional Inhibition
    Nov 10th : Daniel Wolpert (Cambridge, UK) Probabilistic models of human sensorimotor control

    2009

    Sept 16th: Iris Trinkler (ENS, Paris)Olfaction and the Hippocampus
    Nov 19th: Manos Tsakiris (Royal Holloway, London, UK) Experimenting with the bodily self: Understanding the relation between agency and body-ownership

    Lectures

    2012, January 12th (Coffin Lecture) : Prof. Colin Blakemore (Oxford) Vision Impossible

    2012 Chandaria Lectures: Dan Sperber and Hugo Mercier. The argumentative theory of reasoning

    2011 Chandaria Lectures : Ray Dolan, Reward

    2010: Chandaria Lectures : Daniel Dennett

    Workshops & Conferences

    2013

    March 25th: Flavour (co-sponsored by the journal Flavour)
    May 14-15th: Peri-personal space (co-organised with Adrian Alsmith. Copenhagen)
    May 16th-17th: Philosophy of Action
    May 23rd-24th: Conference on Pictorial Paradoxes
    June 10th-16th, Summer School: Embodied Inter-subjectivity: 1st and 2nd person perspective (co-organised with Manos Tsakiris & Andrea Serino)

    2012

    May 30th Scent and Sensibility
    May 15th-16th: The personal and subpersonal distinction. Daniel Dennett, Chris Firth, Tim Crane, Zoe Drayson, Ophelia Deroy, Kathrin Akins

    2011

    February : Body Representation
    March: Perception and social interaction
    April: Predictive coding
    September 27th-28th : Interoceptive awareness and cognition
    December 12th : Defining synaesthesia

    2010

    March 31st: Sensory substitution and synaesthesia. In collaboration with the Phenomenal Qualities Project
    University of Herdforshire, UK ; Nick Humphrey (Cambridge, UK) ; Jamie Ward (Sussex, UK) ; Michael Sollberger (Lausanne, Switzerland) ; Ophelia Deroy (Paris XII, France)
    Malika Auvray (CNRS, Paris, France)
    May-June: Consciousness and action: Research seminar by David Papineau (King’s College) & Hong Yu Wong (Birckbeck) 7 seminars: from May 4th to June 15th
    Nov 18th: Flavour, taste and smell.
    Barry C Smith (Institute of Philosophy, London, UK) The Puzzle of Acquired Tastes; Louise Richardson (Oxford, UK) Flavour, Taste and Smell ; Martin Yeomans (Sussex, UK)
    Understanding Flavour: Perception, Hedonics and the Control of Appetite

    2009

    Dec 3rd: The nature of taste, between science and aesthetics.
    Centre for the Senses Launch Event
    Fiona Macpherson (University of Glasgow) Cognitive Penetration and Taste,
    Commentator: Mark Kalderon (UCL); Andy Taylor & Joanne Hort (Nottingham)
    Flavour – the most mysterious sense?; Commentator: Barry Smith (IP) ; Ophelia Deroy (Paris XII) Tasting Shapes: Metaphor or Synaesthesia? Commentator: Matthew Nudds (Edinburgh) ; Andy Hamilton (Durham)The Art Of Criticism: Vindicating An Aesthetic Conception Against Elitism And Populism; Commentator: Hong Yu Wong (IP/BBK)

     

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