St Anne's College, Oxford


Confabulation Workshop

Date: 23 May 2018

Venue: St Anne's College, Oxford


Conference organisers

Lisa Bortolotti and Sophie Stammers

(University of Birmingham)



Registration is £10 and includes lunch and refreshments on the day.

You can register via the University of Birmingham online shop.



  • William Hirstein (Elmhurst College)
  • Sarah Robins (University of Kansas)
  • Sophie Stammers (University of Birmingham)
  • Derek Strijbos and Leon de Bruin (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Louise Moody (University of York)



Seminar Room 8    

9:30–10:00 Registration         

10:00–10:10 Welcome, Lisa Bortolotti and Sophie Stammers

10:10–11:10 “Veridical Confabulation,” Sarah Robins (University of Kansas) 

Ruth Deech Building Foyer

11:10–11:30 Tea/coffee

Seminar Room 8    

11:30–12:30 “Delusion, confabulation, and mindreading,” William Hirstein (Elmhurst College)

Seminar Room 9

12:30–13:30 Lunch

Seminar Room 8

13:30–14:30 “Confabulation as a failure of self-regulation: a clinical perspective,” Derek Strijbos and Leon De Bruin (Radboud University Nijmegen)

14:30–15:30 “Confabulation: part and parcel of an epistemically innocent narrative faculty,” Sophie Stammers (University of Birmingham)

Ruth Deech Building Foyer

15:30–15:50 Tea/coffee

Seminar Room 8    

15:50–16:50 “The Cultural-Social Model of Dreams – A Primer,” Louise Moody (University of York)

16:50-17:00 Close, Lisa Bortolotti and Sophie Stammers


Other information

Previews of talks can be found in this Imperfect Cognitions post.

We are committed to hosting an inclusive event. There is disabled access to the venue and all rooms we are using for the workshop (Seminar Room 8; Seminar Room 9; Ruth Deech Building Foyer). A break-out room is also available for delegates to use during the event. Here is more information about the venue. For any particular questions or requirements regarding accessibility, please contact Sophie.