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Memory, Natural and Unnatural

By Adam Roberts | September 25, 2015
Categories: Events and Appearances

The Nature of Memory
Perspectives from Art, History and Neuroscience

6.30 – 8pm | Tuesday 29 September
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, London School of Economics

Jessica Bland, Principal Researcher in Policy and Research, Nesta

Sebastian Groes, Senior Lecturer in English Literature (University of Roehampton)

Adam Roberts, Science Fiction Novelist and Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature (Royal Holloway, London)

Barry C Smith, Professor of Philosophy (Birkbeck, University of London) and Director of the Institute of Philosophy

Chair: Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Experimental Psychology (UCL)

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?

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