[Humanist] 28.459 events: digital humans; a science of consciousness

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Nov 1 09:55:54 CET 2014

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 28, No. 459.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    "Doyle, Benjamin" <B.Doyle at palgrave.com>                  (17)
        Subject: Digital Humans/Digital Research

  [2]   From:    Center for CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES                          (77)
                <center at email.arizona.edu>
        Subject: 2nd CFP:   Toward a Science of Consciousness, TSC 2015, 9-13
                June 2015, Helsinki

        Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:29:01 +0000
        From: "Doyle, Benjamin" <B.Doyle at palgrave.com>
        Subject: Digital Humans/Digital Research
        In-Reply-To: <544B6C68.5020309 at mccarty.org.uk>

Digital Humans/Digital Research

Free admission | Booking required

2pm- 3.00pm
15 November 2014
Beveridge Hall, Senate House, University of London 

Chaired by Dr David M. Berry, editor of Understanding Digital Humanities, this event will see leading authors from Palgrave MacMillan present their digital humanities research, from simulation to the future of books. 

The authors will then discuss together what methods from the digital humanities could offer researchers in the future. Speakers include: Professor Willard McCarty, King’s College London and University of Western Sydney; Dr Matthew Hayler, University of Exeter, and Professor Paul Arthur, University of Western Sydney (digital contribution.)

Ben Doyle
Commissioning Editor, Literature
Palgrave Macmillan
Macmillan Publishers
4 Crinan Street
N1 9XW
e:  b.doyle at palgrave.com
t:  020 7418 5714

        Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:17:14 -0700
        From: Center for CONSCIOUSNESS STUDIES <center at email.arizona.edu>
        Subject: 2nd CFP:   Toward a Science of Consciousness, TSC 2015, 9-13 June 2015, Helsinki
        In-Reply-To: <544B6C68.5020309 at mccarty.org.uk>



University of Helsinki, Finland, 9-13 June 2015
Pre-conference workshops: 8 June 2015

Submission deadline: 30 November 2014
Toward a Science of Consciousness (TSC) is the largest and longest-running
interdisciplinary conference emphasizing broad and rigorous approaches to the
study of conscious awareness.  Topical areas include neuroscience, philosophy,
psychology, biology, quantum physics, meditation and altered states, machine
consciousness, culture and experiential phenomenology. Cutting edge,
controversial issues are emphasized. Held annually since 1994, the TSC
conferences alternate yearly between Tucson, Arizona (Center for Consciousness
Studies, Univ. of Arizona) and various locations around the world. 

The University of Helsinki is proud to host TSC 2015 in the Great Hall of its
neoclassical main building located in the downtown area.

TSC 2015 invited speakers:

Patricia S. Churchland | David Chalmers | Harald Atmanspacher | 
Susan Blackmore | Peter Bruza | Deepak Chopra | Travis Craddock | 
Rocco Gennaro | Stuart Hameroff | Riitta Hari | John Heil | 
Jaakko Hintikka | James Ladyman | Steven Jay Lynn | 
Ariane Lambert-Mogiliansky | George Mashour | Alyssa Ney | 
David Papineau | Antti Revonsuo | William Seager |
Petra Stoerig | Jennifer Windt | Dan Zahavi | 
and more to be announced

TSC 2015 calls for contributed papers, contributed posters, contributed
symposia and proposals for pre-conference workshops. The list of conference
topic areas is on the conference webpage:

Contributed papers: Please submit an abstract of 300-500 words prepared for
anonymous review.

Accepted contributed papers will be allocated in total 25-30 minutes (20 min
for the presentation + 5-10 min for the discussion).

Contributed posters: Please submit an abstract of 300-500 words prepared for
anonymous review. Accepted contributed posters will be presented in separate
poster sessions during the conference.

Contributed symposia: Please submit an abstract of max. 1000-2000 words. The
contributed symposia proposals are not reviewed anonymously.

Abstracts should be submitted by using the TSC 2015 registration form:

Please note that the abstracts cannot be revised after submitting.

All questions regarding submissions should be directed to the conference
manager, tsc-2015 at helsinki.fi

The members of the programme committee and the local organizing committee are
listed on this website: 

The conference is organized in collaboration with the
Center for Consciousness Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson:  
and Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy, 
University of Skovde, Sweden:

Paavo Pylkkanen (chair of the local organizing committee)
Tuomas Tahko (co-chair of the local organizing committee)
Ms. Paivi Seppala:  tsc-2015 at helsinki.fi

Important dates

30 November 2014  Deadline for abstract submissions
22 January, 2015     Conference registration opens
30 January, 2015     Notifications of acceptance
February 2015         Preliminary programme announced
31 March, 2015        Deadline for early registrations
19 May, 2015           No more refunds for registration cancellations
8 June, 2015            Pre-conference workshops
9-13 June, 2015      TSC 2015, University of Helsinki


Abi Behar Montefiore, center at u.arizona.edu
Univ. of Arizona, Dept. of Anesthesiology
POB 245114, Tucson, AZ 85724-5114
tel. 520.! 621-9317  cell/text 520.247.5785 

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