Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in January, February and March 2019

  • Helen Ryland and Matilde Aliffi are going to give a talk on Emotions, Robots and Epistemic Rational Assessability on the 28 January at the Artificial Intelligence and Natural Computation Seminar, Computer Science Department, Sloman Lounge, Computer Science building, Y9.
  • On 30 January at Eastside Projects, Digbeth, Valeria Motta, Matilde Aliffi and Eugenia Lancellotta will present their research in the context of Radical Sabbatical, a platform for artists to respond to academic research and offers an opportunity for experimentation, knowledge exchange and cross-disciplinary engagement. The theme will be The Unconditioned Mind.
  • On 7 February Sophie Stammers will be giving a 'Wellbeing Thursdays’ talk on anxiety in academia for postgraduate research students at the University of Birmingham.
  • On 6 March, Sophie Stammers and Lisa Bortolotti will be giving a talk on whether there are epistemic duties associated with the consumption of stories shared in political debates at the University of Birmingham Philosophy Department's Work in Progress Seminar.
  • On 11 March, Lisa Bortolotti will deliver a talk entitled: “What makes a belief pathological? Exploring the continuity between ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ cognition”, as part of the Philosophy of Psychiatry and Mental Health module for the MSt in practical ethics at the University of Oxford.
  • On 17 March, Eugenia Lancellotta and Matilde Aliffi will represent PERFECT at a special event for Brain Awareness Week 2019: Birmingham’s ThinkTank 'Meet the Brain Experts' talking about their research on delusions (Eugenia) and emotions (Matilde).