Beyond innovation | Professor Helga Nowotny | Gifford Lectures | 13 May 2015

Professor Helga Nowotny Beyond Innovation. Temporalities. Re-use. Emergence. Event details Date: Wednesday 13 May 2015, 5.30 – 7pm Venue: Business School Auditorium and Concourse, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS Tickets are free of charge and will be available from 2 March 2015. Biography Helga Nowotny is Professor emerita of Social Studies of Science, ETH […]

Bergson at the University of Edinburgh 100 years ago

Bergson at the University of Edinburgh 100 years ago

In 1914, the Scottish universities arranged for Bergson to give the famous Gifford Lectures, planning one course for the spring and another for the autumn. Bergson delivered the first course, consisting of eleven lectures, under the title of The Problem of Personality, at the University of Edinburgh in the spring of that year.​ The War […]

Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist, a talk by Adam Kirrander [25 February 2015]

Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist, a talk by Adam Kirrander [25 February 2015]

Crag Seminar 25 February 2015: Lecture Theatre G.03 – 5.30 50 George Square The University of Edinburgh Creation and creativity through the eyes of a (quantum) scientist Adam Kirrander School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh Audio of the talk and Q&A here I discuss the act of creation from the perspective of a practicing scientist, […]

Your Brain is Built for Politics

*Neuropolitics Presentation: Your Brain is Built for Politics CMB Staff Room, Mon 8 Dec 1pm* Darren Schreiber, University of Exeter, introduces his fascinating new book in a talk which will have wide-ranging appeal: for political psychologists; electoral and political behaviour scholars; cognitive neuroscientists; computational modellers; fMRI users and generally for anyone interested in the relationship […]

Social construction of the landscape

Le paysage, entre art et nature Thursday 4 December 18:30-20:00 What is a landscape? Is it the touch of Nature or is it the work of Mankind ? Is it space or the representation of space? Is it something we live in or something we look at? Professor Jacques Leenhardt, Directeur d’Etudes at the Ecole […]

Poetic innovation and creative reader engagement

26 November 2014 1:00pm – 2:00pm, The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square. Lila Matsumoto: Bookworks: The book as a site of poetic innovation and creative reader engagement [Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities ]