Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now, A Manifesto for Science, Reason, Humanism and Progress
Friday, 23 February 2018, 6:30 – 8:30pm
A public talk presented by Professor Steven Pinker, Harvard, as part of the Neurohumanities Lecture series 2018
Registration details here (Sold Out)
Steven Pinker is a Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. He conducts research on language and cognition, writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time and The Atlantic, and is the author of ten books, including The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, The Blank Slate, The Stuff of Thought, The Better Angels of Our Nature, and most recently, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.
About the Neurohumanities lecture series
Neurohumanities is managed by a cross-disciplinary seminar organizing committee. These are designed to bring STEM and humanities researches to reflect, discuss and think together, as well as to provide a platform for public engagement.
It further funds workshops and discussion meetings that connect STEM and Humanities.
It also provides seed grants for the development of new interdisciplinary research, particularly in the arts and humanities that connect to neuroscience and brain health.
See the full schedule of Neurohumanities lecture series 2018 here
Find out more about the Neurohumanities Programme for 2018
Campus Location: Edmund Burke Theatre
Research Theme: Digital Humanities
Event Category: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Conferences, Lectures and Seminars, Public
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: 5.00 Euro SOLD OUT
More info: www.eventbrite.co.uk…