Poetics of Science: Global Human

September 15 – 17, 2017

The third of three seminar weekends at the Chisholme Institute offering interactive presentations and workshops with speakers from diverse backgrounds, films and music nights.

Event Description

The compelling idea that inspired The Poetics of Science seminar weekends is inspiration itself. Inspiration is the creative, inexhaustible source through which the human reality can be directly known, be it through the science of the physical universe explored as an object, or through the embodied discovery of the hidden, interior realm of the heart.

Programme

The Role of Imagination in Science ~ Peter Coates

From the Big Bang to the Heat Death of the Universe ~ Hannah Suzanne Dalgleish

Boundless Peace, Boundless War: Possibilities for Peace in the Era of Temporally and Spatially Unfixed Conflict ~ Eliza Cass

Beyond the Binary, Backups in the Quaternary ~ Walt Holland

We Are All Still Imperialists: Decolonising Technology, Cartography and Attitudes for the 21st Century ~ Aliya Ryan

The Effect of Viral Videos and Images on Modern Youth Culture ~ Johnny Dupré

Global Time and Human Time: Conflict, Confusion or Harmony? ~ Richard Gault

Tasting Between the Contraries – a Conversation on the Origins of Human Identity ~ Christopher Ryan

Full programme details to be announced shortly.

Booking & Fees

Booking:
Online booking will be available shortly.
info@chisholme.org
Tel +44 (0)1450 880215
Booking website

Early Bird Rate:
20% discount for bookings received and paid for by May 5th
10% discount for bookings received and paid for by August 15th

Residential:
– Whole weekend (incl. full board Friday to Sunday):
– Shared accommodation (double or triple bedroom): £135
– Single room accommodation (limited availability): £165

Non-Residential:
– Whole weekend, including all meals: £80

Day Rates:
– Day attendance with lunch, excluding evening £35
– Saturday evening (incl. supper) £12

Volunteering:
A number of FREE PLACES are available for volunteers wishing to help with some of the hospitality for the weekend.
If you would like to volunteer for this event, please write to francesryan2001@yahoo.com

Course / Event location

Chisholme Institute, Chisholme House, Hawick TD9 7PH, UK

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