Conference: Participatory Practices in Arts and Heritage

Conference: Participatory Practices in Arts and Heritage

Together with Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH) and Jan van Eyck Academie, our research centre at Zuyd organized an exciting conference on participation in the arts. This week, March 17th & 18th, there are plenty…

Lecture at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Lecture at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

A few months ago, I received a kind invitation by colleague Jonna Brenninkmeijer – check out her wonderful book Neurotechnologies of the Self! – to give a lecture about my upcoming dissertation to her Psychology master-students at the RUG. So…

Talk at 4S Conference in Barcelona: Ethics by neurological means

Talk at 4S Conference in Barcelona: Ethics by neurological means

In a few days, the yearly gathering of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) will take place – this time in Barcelona. I’m part of the track ‘STS and Normativity: analyzing and enacting values’, scheduled to present at…

Talk at The University of Edinburgh, June 8/9th

Talk at The University of Edinburgh, June 8/9th

I’m thrilled to be part of the symposium Minds and brains in everyday life: Embedding and negotiating scientific concepts in popular discourses, at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, The University of Edinburgh (UK).   From the website: “This…

Talk at University of Uppsala, March 17

Talk at University of Uppsala, March 17

On March 17, I’m giving a public lecture at the History of Medicine seminar at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, at University of Uppsala. It will be the first time I’m going to present a (coherent, hopefully)…

Talk at 4S conference, Denver

Talk at 4S conference, Denver

During the annual international meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) in Denver, I will give a talk about my case on Stress, Wellbeing and the Mindful Brain at the Workfloor. I’m in a session called…

DJ El GO Rhythm bij Brabant Kennis Trendnacht 2015

DJ El GO Rhythm bij Brabant Kennis Trendnacht 2015

Het platform Brabant Kennis organiseert regelmatig spannende lezingen en thema-avonden. Tijdens de komende Trendnacht 2015 – thema: Robots! – doe ik mee. Niet met een lezing, maar als m’n verloren gewaande alterego DJ El GO Rhythm. Onder het motto Enough…

Talk at conference 'Sorting Brains Out', UPenn September 18

Talk at conference ‘Sorting Brains Out’, UPenn September 18

I’m happy to give a talk at the conference “Sorting Brains Out: Tasks, Tests, and Trials in the Neuro- and Mind Sciences, 1890-2015”, at the University of Pennsylvania, Sept. 18-19, 2015. This promises to be an exciting event with many…

Talk at conference "The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain“, March 31st

Talk at conference “The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain“, March 31st

Next Tuesday (March 31st), I’m speaking at the conference “The Human Sciences after the Decade of the Brain: Perspectives on the Neuro-Turn in the Social Sciences and the Humanities“ at the department of Philosophy of Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Mainz (Germany)….