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…

The Future is Now: new jobs

As my PhD project is slooowly coming to an end, it’s time for some change. Recently, I joined the research centre Autonomy and the Public Sphere in the Arts, at the Arts Faculty Maastricht, part of Zuyd University of Applied…

Nieuw artikel: Technologie verzachten met kunst

Voor MEST Magazine schreef ik een stuk over hoe kunst kan helpen onze relatie met technologie te verzachten. Aanleiding hiervoor is de nieuwe voorstelling GROOT WILD van theatergezelschap Afslag Eindhoven. Check de preview van MEST #13. MEST is een veelzijdig…

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)…

Off to Linköping!

From January 23rd untill April 2nd, I’ll be working at the TEMA department at Linköping University (Sweden). I’ll be participating in the so-called ValueS-group, an interesting bunch studying how different valuation practices in different contexts of science and technology contributes…

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

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

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…

Good Times in Science: the Human Brain Project

A student of mine is writing about the controversy surrounding the Human Brain Project. We stumbled upon this hilarious spoof (already from April, so old in meme-terms). Especially funny if you can’t understand Spanish. BTW: in the original clip, the…