Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience Research Seminars

The PPN Research Seminar is a joint endeavour to promote interdisciplinary discussion between Philosophy, Psychology and Neuroscience.

Time: 4pm (see *s below for exceptions)

Venue: For 2021-2022 seminars will again take place by Zoom.

In addition to the regular meetings, we hold Work in Progress (WiP) meetings where postgraduates present their work. WiP meetings are identified as such below.

All students, staff and visiting researchers are welcome to attend.


2021-22 Seminars

First Semester

27 September
Title: The illusory and hallucinatory nature of dreams
Speaker: Fiona Macpherson (CSPE, University of Glasgow)

Zoom recording:

Passcode: K9hx?2Id

4 October
Title: Overlap and confusion between imagination and perception
Speaker: Nadine Diijkstra (The Metalab, UCL) 

18 October at *NOON*
Title: A mathematician’s view of depth illusion
Speaker: Kokichi Sugihara (Meiji Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences)

1 November
Title: TBA
Speaker: Jacob Beck (Philosophy, York University)

22 November
Title: TBA
Speaker: Katalin Farkas (Philosophy, Central European University)

29 November at *1pm*
Title: TBA
Speaker: Chris Letheby (Philosophy, University of Western Australia)

Second Semester

10 January
Title: TBA
Speaker: Nicholas Shea (Institute of Philosophy, University of London)

24 January
Title: TBA
Speaker: Ladan Shams (Psychology & Neuroscience, UCLA)

21 February
Title: TBA
Speaker: Anil Seth (Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, University of Sussex)

28 February
Title: TBA
Speaker: Ophelia Deroy (Philosophy & Neuroscience, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich)

14 March
Title: TBA
Speaker: Marta Jorba (Philosohpy, Pompeu Fabra Barcelona)

Plus (with dates to be confirmed):

  • John Morrison (Philosophy, Columbia)
  • Kathleen Akins (Philosophy, Simon Fraser University)

This year’s seminars are jointly sponsored by the Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology, and the CSPE.AHRC logo