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The Nature of Memory: perspectives from art, history and neuroscience (Forum for European Philosophy public discussion)

29 September 2015, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Our ability to recall the past is a fundamental feature of what makes us human. While neuroscience has advanced our understanding of memory, how do these insights relate to memory as understood in the classics, literature, philosophy and art?

Jessica Bland is Principal Researcher in Policy and Research at Nesta.

Sebastian Groes is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Roehampton.

Adam Roberts is a science fiction novelist and Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at Royal Holloway, London.

Barry Smith is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute of Philosophy at Birkbeck.

Chair: Hugo Spiers is Senior Lecturer in Experimental Psychology at UCL.

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29 September 2015
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Sheikh Zayed Theatre
New Academic Building, London School of Economics
London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
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