Upcoming Events

London, UK
1 October 2015 (6.30pm)
Royal College of Physicians
Public lecture: attendance welcome.

London, UK
2 October 2015 (9am-6pm; 3.30pm)
Virgin Disruptors debate on Education
WeWork, 1 Fore Street, Moorgate, London, EC2Y 5EY
See http://www.virgin.com/disruptors

Brighton, UK
3 October 2015 (all day seminar)
‘How the divided brain enables the human condition’
All day seminar.
contact: lironside ‘at’ emotionaldevelopment.co.uk

Vienna, Austria
5-7 October 2015
Corporate Research Forum Conference: ‘The Meaning of Work’
Invited lecture.
Hilton Hotel, AM Stadtpark 1, 1030, Vienna, Austria.
contact: lynn ‘at’ crforum.co.uk

London, UK
9 October 2015 (6.30 pm)
Iain McGilchrist & Patsy Rodenburg
Education and Learning through Ancient Wisdom, Humanity, Creativity and Embodiment
Milton Court Concert Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Silk St, Barbican

London, UK
10 October 2015 (10 am- 6 pm; 11.45 am)
Resurgence Festival of Wellbeing
Invited talk.
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate EC2M 4QH
details at: www.resurgence.org

Sydney, Australia
20 November 2015 (5pm)
‘The Divided Brain in Western Culture’
Public Lecture: all welcome.
State Library of New South Wales
contact: alison.moore ‘at’ uws.edu.au

Sydney, Australia
23-24 November 2015
University of Western Sydney, School of Humanities and Communication Arts: Parramatta Campus.
Divers speakers, including Iain McGilchrist, to consider the relevance of his work to humanistic enquiry.
Invitation only.
contact: alison.moore ‘at’ uws.edu.au

London, UK
2 December 2015 (4.00 pm)
Psychology Faculty, London University
‘Asymmetry of the brain and human meaning’.
Invited talk: open to the public.
Ben Pimlott Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths College, University of London
SE14 6NW.

Frenchman’s Cove, Jamaica
16-21 February 2016 (week long residential course)
‘The Divided Brain and its Deeper Meaning’: The hemisphere hypothesis and its impact on human experience
Scientific & Medical Network
For more details https://www.scimednet.org/content/frenchmans-cove-experience
Or contact: di ‘at’ dianaclift.com

Cambridge, UK
26 February 2016
Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge
Themed Lecture Series
‘Mind, Brain & Mercy’
In discussion wIth John Cottingham.

London, UK
2 March 2016 (7.30pm)
Blake Society Annual Lecture
St James’s, Piccadilly
tickets at http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blake-society-annual-lecture-2016-tickets-20521104175 or http://www.blakesociety.org/news/ 

London, UK
3 March 2016 (7pm)
‘Poetry and the Divided Brain’
Discussion and poetry reading with poets Michael Symmons Roberts and Ruth Padel.
Kings’ College Chapel, The Strand
More at http://wildcourt.co.uk/poetry-and/upcoming-events/
tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-andthe-divided-brain-tickets-20841703095

Vancouver, Canada
9-10 March 2016
Laing Lectures.
‘God, the Brain and Paradox’.
Regent College, University of British Columbia

Pittsburgh, USA
17-18 March 2016
The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center: 34th Annual Symposium
Duquesne University
University seminars, and public lecture (18 March at 2pm): “The Power of No: On the Apophatic Path to God”
contact: mccurryj ‘at’ duq.edu

London, UK

21-22 March 2016 (2-day conference)
Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park.
Keynote lecture and subsidiary lecture.
Conference with Sir Peter Fahy, General Sir Michael Jackson, Sir Tim Smit, Margaret Hefferman, Oliver James, David Sims and others
‘The Stifling Hand of Control: how can we enable organisations to flourish?’
contact: Edmund ‘at’ cumberlandlodge.ac.uk
tickets: http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/whats-on/stifling-hand-control-how-can-we-enable-organisations-flourish

London, UK
22 March 2016 (6pm)
Public lecture: all welcome
‘Are we becoming machines?
tickets (free):  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/iain-mcgilchrist-are-we-turning-ourselves-into-machines-tickets-20753058958 andhttp://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/whats-on/iain-mcgilchrist-are-we-turning-ourselves-machines

Dartington, UK
23 April 2016
Limbus Critical Psychotherapy Conference
‘Neuroscience, theology and the fate of the soul’.
All day seminar with Dr Farhad Dalal.
For details see:http://www.limbus.org.uk/soul/

Valens, Switzerland
28-30 April 2016
Neurorehabilitation Centre Valens
Zurich Neuroscience Centre Post-doctoral Retreat
Invited lecture.

Cotswolds, UK
19-22 August 2016  (4-day course)
Four days of seminars with Iain McGilchrist, combined with practical workshops run by Samantha and John Field.
Farncombe Conference Centre, Broadway, Worcestershire WR12 7LJ
For details see http://www.field-field.com/courses/iain-mcgilchrist-exploring-the-divided-brain/
contact: john@field-field.com.

Cambridge, UK
16-17 September 2016
Speaker (16th only) at workshop on ‘The New Biology’
The Møller Centre
Churchill College, Cambridge CB3 0DE
contact: fraser.watts ‘at’ cantab.net

London, UK
17 September 2016 (10 am – 4.30pm)
Invited talk: ‘Asymmetry of the brain and human meaning’
Meditatio Centre, St Marks Church, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX
tickets: https://io-wccm.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=69

Johannesburg, South Africa
3-14 October 2016 (11-day seminar series)
The Cognitive Brain
University of Johannesburg: Annual Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Studies Seminars:’Why the Brain Matters’.
Details to follow.

New York, USA
21 October 2016
Alfred Korzybski Memorial Lecture
Institute of General Semantics
Princeton Club, NYC

London, UK
8 November 2016 (7.30-9pm)
Edmund Halley lecture
‘The Riddle of the One and the Many: reflections on spirituality and the brain’
St Margaret’s Church, Lee
Lee Terrace, London, SE13 5DN

London, UK
9 November 2016 (6.30-8pm)
Younghusband Lecture
‘The Riddle of the One and the Many: reflections on spirituality and the brain’
World Congress of Faiths
Heythrop College, University of London,
Kensington Square, London W8 5HN
Booking and information: jenny@worldfaiths.org

London, UK
18 November 2016
Keynote lecture: ‘Medicine & Machines’
OPUS Annual conference: organisational & social dynamics
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place
London WC1H 9EX

Christ Church, Oxford, UK
6 March 2017 (7.45-9pm)
Invited Lecture
“What Happened to the Soul?”
The Moot
Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DP

London, UK
7 March 2017 (2.30–6.30pm)
Invited Lecture
“Longing and Wanting”
Bellarmine Room
Heythrop College, University of London
23 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN

London, UK
11 March 2017 (All day conference)
Keynote Speaker
“The Future of Psychotherapy: Science, Politics and Best Practice”
Regent’s University London, London, NW1 4NS
More Information

Chesham, UK
23 & 24 May 2017 (2 day event)
“Realms of Attention – rich conversations with Iain McGilchrist in a Thinking Environment, hosted and facilitated by Linda Aspey.”
Chartridge Lodge, Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP6 2TU
More Information

Hatfield, UK
12 & 13 September 2017 (2 day event)
Diocese of Norwich Clergy Conference
‘What do brains tell us about the search for God?’
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

College Station, Texas, USA
25 September 2017
Texas Brain and Spine Institute Annual Brain Symposium.
Keynote address.
Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine.
Contact: nleslie.phd ‘at’ gmail.com

Durham, UK
4 & 5 October (2 day event)
Durham Institute for Advanced Study
The Structure and Properties of Mildly-broken Symmetries: Consequences in Arts, Aesthetics, Music, Molecular Biology, Zoology, Materials, Physics, Maths, Law and Psychology
Invited lecture
Chair: Tom McLeish, FRS
University of Durham t.c.b.mcleish ‘at’ durham.ac.uk

Dublin, Ireland
8 December 2017
‘Asymmetry of the Brain and Human Meaning’
Symposion: Symposion.ie
Chartered Accountants House
‪47-49 Pearse Street, Dublin ‬

Cork, Ireland
9 December 2017
‘The Right Brain, Left Brain Divide: What Is its Relevance to the Task of Psychotherapy?’
Symposion: Symposion.ie
The River Lee Hotel
Western Road, Cork

Manchester, UK
12 December 2017
Invited lecture
185th Session
Manchester Statistical Society
More Information
For enquiries: hon.secretary@manstatsoc.org

London, UK
12 January 2018
Royal College of Psychiatrists Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group
Annual Symposium
Invited lecture
Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB
Contact: david.geaney ‘at’ btinternet.com