Upcoming Events

London, UK
19 May 2017 
The Open Senses Symposium, hosted by the Institute of Philosophy
Invited Lecture: ‘Have We Lost Our Senses?’
Senate House – University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
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London, UK
20 May 2017 (All day conference)
Advaya Initiative
Earth Action: Shifting Mindsets, Changing Behaviour
Invited lecture: “The Divided Brain and Climate Change”
The Hoxton, 199-206 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7BD
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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 2017 (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: ‘The significance of brain asymmetry for the human condition’.
University of Durham, Cosin’s Hall, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RL
Chair: Tom McLeish, FRS, 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
Manchester Statistical Society: 185th Session
Invited lecture: ‘Brain asymmetry and the weirdness of the West’.
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For enquiries: hon.secretary ‘at’ manstatsoc.org

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

Cotswolds, UK
3-6 March 2018 (4-day residential course)
A programme of seminars with Iain McGilchrist, combined with a wide choice of discussion forums from a collection of different disciplines.
Spa Hotel: Puckrup Hall, Tewkesbury GL20 6EL
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For enquiries: Samantha ‘at’ field-field.com or Tel: 07590 367440

 

Recent Events

London, UK
11 March 2017 (All day conference)
UKCP Annual Conference.
Keynote Speaker
“The Future of Psychotherapy: Science, Politics and Best Practice”
Regent’s University London, London, NW1 4NS
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London, UK
7 March 2017 (2.30–6.30pm)
Invited Lecture: Templeton Seminar series
“Longing and Wanting”
Bellarmine Room
Heythrop College, University of London
23 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN

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

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 ‘at’ worldfaiths.org

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

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

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’

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

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

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 ‘at’ field-field.com

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

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/

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

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

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

Vancouver, Canada
9-10 March 2016
Laing Lectures.
‘God, the Brain and Paradox’.
Regent College, University of British Columbia
http://www.regent-college.edu/about-us/news/2015/iain-mcgilchrist-to-deliver-2016-laing-lectures

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

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/ 

Cambridge, UK
26 February 2016
Von Hügel Institute, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge
Themed Lecture Series
‘Mind, Brain & Mercy’
In discussion wIth John Cottingham.
http://www.vhi.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/events/lecture-series

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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