Call for Fellowships: Winter Term 2019-2020 & Summer Term 2020

Deadline for applications: May 31st, 2019 The Center for Mind and Cognition is a platform at the Ruhr-University Bochum that aims to foster interdisciplinary research at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, computational modelling, neuroscience and other areas of cognitive research in engineering, law and educational research. We are pleased to announce an international call for fellowships from September 1st 2019 until July 31st 2020 aimed at outstanding researchers.

IGSN / SFB 874 Conference – Molecular and Neural Correlates of Memory and Cognition

09. – 10.04.2019 (Ruhr University Bochum) The ‘International Graduate School of Neuroscience’ and the SFG 874 ‘Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes’ invite to the conference ‘Molecular and Neural Correlates of Memory and Cognition’.

CFP Phenomenal Intentionality

02. – 03.07.2019 (Ruhr-University Bochum) Workshop with Angela Mendelovici, David Bourget, Amy Kind & David Pitt This workshop focuses on the work of Angela Mendelovici (Western University, London Ontario). She will give three talks and present her Phenomenal Intentionality Theory, challenges to it, and new form following up on the theory as presented in her book The Phenomenal Basis of Intentionality. Further keynote speakers are David Bourget (Western University, London… » read more

EuroCogSci 2019
Situated Minds & Flexible Cognition

02. – 04.09.2019 (Ruhr-University Bochum) The European Conference for Cognitive Science 2019 will feature contributed papers, symposia, and posters covering all subfields of cognitive science, and will bring together a large number of experts from Europe and overseas. Keynote Speakers:Lawrence Barsalou (University of Glasgow) Julia Fischer (Universität Göttingen) Patrick Haggard (UCL, London) Asifa Majid (University of York) Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers University) Natalie Sebanz (CEU, Hungary) John Spencer (University of East… » read more

New DFG-Research Group: Scenarios of the past

A new research group headed by Prof. Sen Cheng from the Institute of Neuroinformatics and founded by the German Research Foundation will start in July 2019 at the Ruhr-University Bochum. The research group aims to develop a theory of episodic memory based on scenarios, i.e. mental simulations of past events.

CFP Summer School: ‘Recent Developments in Situated Cognition – Empirical and Philosophical Investigations’

23. – 26.09.2019 (Ruhr-University Bochum) The Research Training Group ‘Situated Cognition’ invites applications for this year’s summer school. The summer school aims to provide state-of-the-art scientific and research-oriented training on recent developments in situated approaches to cognition in various research fields such as philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience. The Research Training Group invites highly promising doctoral students and early postdoctoral researchers from European and overseas universities and research institutions. The open… » read more

Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures 2019

Mental Representation & Propositional Attitudes Keynote Speakers:Frances Egan (Rutgers)Robert Matthews (Rutgers) Keynote Talks:1. Representation in Cognitive Science2. Glossing the Theory: Recovering the Person 3. Some Bad News for Relationalism about the Attitudes4. A Case for Dispositionalism about the Attitudes Organization:Albert Newen, Tobias SchlichtInstitute for Philosophy IIRuhr-Universität