science

Neanderthals to Homo sapiens: Remaking Humanness in a Dish
15/05/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Can characteristics acquired in the course of a lifetime be transmitted genetically? Prof. Oded Rechavi will tell us about amazing discoveries in the lab that indicate that living beings’ experiences create biological “memories” that are transmitted to their offspring. This finding contradicts...
Come to Fry Your Brain: Prof. Moshe Bar Meets Chef Eyal Shani
10/04/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Postponed Notice of a new date will be announced at a later date   The series consists of meetings with scientists, artists, philosophers, and practitioners, working in science or technology and giving thought to their place in culture. In this, the second series of meetings, we will discuss...
Israel’s New Era of Energy
06/03/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
The series consists of meetings with scientists, artists, philosophers, and practitioners, working in science or technology and giving thought to their place in culture. In this, the second series of meetings, we will discuss several new topics: language and identity, the limits of science and art...
3D Printing and Smart Fibers: A Wonderful New World?
06/02/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
The series consists of meetings with scientists, artists, philosophers, and practitioners, working in science or technology and giving thought to their place in culture. In this, the second series of meetings, we will discuss several new topics: language and identity, the limits of science and art...
Thoughts about the Golden Calf
23/01/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
The series consists of meetings with scientists, artists, philosophers, and practitioners, working in science or technology and giving thought to their place in culture. In this, the second series of meetings, we will discuss several new topics: language and identity, the limits of science and art...
Israeli or Hebrew? What Language Do We Speak?
12/12/2018 - 18:00 to 20:00
The series consists of meetings with scientists, artists, philosophers, and practitioners, working in science or technology and giving thought to their place in culture. In this, the second series of meetings, we will discuss several new topics: language and identity, the limits of science and art...
Cognizing Media: Shifts, Ruptures, Transformation
The Bar-Hillel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science was named in memory of Prof. Yehoshua Bar-Hillel in 1987. Before the Colloquium was named The Israel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science and it was founded in collaboration with R.S. Cohen and...
The Planetary Bet
23/05/2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
The Bar-Hillel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science was named in memory of Prof. Yehoshua Bar-Hillel in 1987. Before the Colloquium was named The Israel Colloquium for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science and it was founded in collaboration with R.S. Cohen and...
Dispossession and Capitalist Development: A View from India
08/04/2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Dynamics of Capitalist Dispossession in India Postcolonial states are states of endemic expropriation. The land question is once again key to their current capitalist transformation. Over the past few decades large-scale displacement of farmers, pastoralists, fishing and forest-dwelling communities...
The Animal Model of Human Disease – A Core Concept of Medical Research: Historical Origins, Significant Manifestations, and Some Implications
04/04/2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
The study of animal models of human diseases is an essential method of biomedical research to understand disease mechanisms and develop effective interventions. The underlying idea is that phenomena and processes observed in laboratory experiments on suitable animal models may be used to predict...

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