PoTW – Virtues of the Table: an Evening Discussion on Ethical Issues raised by Food Choices

Join the Institute of Philosophy for a panel discussion on the Virtues of the Table: an Evening Discussion on Ethical Issues raised by Food Choices. The discussion will include: Julian Baggini is the editor and co-founder of The Philosophers’ Magazine. He is author of several books about philosophy written for a general audience, including The Virtues of the… Continue reading PoTW – Virtues of the Table: an Evening Discussion on Ethical Issues raised by Food Choices

PoTW – Jane Austen Society Study Day: Mansfield Park

“Is love a matter for the head or the heart? Fanny Price has always felt like an outsider. She was adopted by her uncle as a child and now lives in luxury at Mansfield Park, but doesn’t fit in somehow. Shyer and much sweeter than the glamorous cousins she has grown up with, she feels… Continue reading PoTW – Jane Austen Society Study Day: Mansfield Park

PoTW – Human Rights & Latin America: Films in Dialogue: La forma exacta de las islas (The exact shape of the islands)

Screening of La forma exacta de las islas  [The exact shape of the islands], by Edgardo Dieleke and Daniel Casabe. 85 m. Argentina. Introduced by Edgardo Dieleke. This series invites both the academic community and the general public to reflect on contemporary discourses of Human Rights in Latin America through the gaze of renowned filmmakers of… Continue reading PoTW – Human Rights & Latin America: Films in Dialogue: La forma exacta de las islas (The exact shape of the islands)

PoTW – Silk weavers, skill and migration in Britain and Eastern India during the eighteenth century – 31/01/14

The arrival of the Huguenots in Britain and their importance to the domestic silk industry is well known. The French refugees took with them new weaving skills, new designs, and a large workforce. As a result, the English silk industry was able to compete with France as a serious producer for the fashion market. This… Continue reading PoTW – Silk weavers, skill and migration in Britain and Eastern India during the eighteenth century – 31/01/14

PoTW – CenSes Seminar: See what you hear: The neural basis of audiovisual integration – 23/01/14

Integrating information across the senses is critical for effective interactions with the environment. Over the past decade, evidence has accumulated that multisensory integration is not deferred to later processing in association cortices but starts already in primary, putatively unisensory, areas. Given this multitude of multisensory integration sites, characterizing their functional similarities and differences is of… Continue reading PoTW – CenSes Seminar: See what you hear: The neural basis of audiovisual integration – 23/01/14