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Approaches to Holiness
08/04/2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
The conference will deal with two main areas related to holiness: religious traditions, from antiquity to today, that reflect various approaches to holiness, experiences of holiness, and competition over the approach to holiness, and modern research on holiness, which aims to provide a broad...
Brain, Gut and Microbiota Research: Some Philosophical Issues
19/02/2017 - 17:30 to 19:30
Do microbes control human brains, minds and behaviours? Microbiota research suggests to some researchers that microorganisms in human and other animal guts are like puppeteers pulling the strings of the puppet-hosts. The talk will examine these claims in light of the research that inspires them.
Brain, Gut and Microbiota Research: Some Philosophical Issues
19/02/2017 - 17:30 to 19:30
Do microbes control human brains, minds and behaviours? Microbiota research suggests to some researchers that microorganisms in human and other animal guts are like puppeteers pulling the strings of the puppet-hosts. The talk will examine these claims in light of the research that inspires them.
Brain, Gut and Microbiota Research: Some Philosophical Issues
19/02/2017 - 17:30 to 19:30
Do microbes control human brains, minds and behaviours? Microbiota research suggests to some researchers that microorganisms in human and other animal guts are like puppeteers pulling the strings of the puppet-hosts. The talk will examine these claims in light of the research that inspires them.
Breslav Conference: Research, Creativity and Society
01/01/2017 - 17:00 to 04/01/2017 - 19:30
The conference is devoted to the Breslav Hasidism, its philosophy, and its place in contemporary Israeli culture. This gathering provides an unusual opportunity to examine the phenomenon of “Breslavism,” in its various expressions and manifestations. The conference brings together a variety of...
The Jewish Turning Point: New Trends in the Study of Jewish Societies in Muslim Countries
11/02/2016 - 17:00 to 19:00
The study of the Jews of the Middle East has flourished over the past decade. Researchers in departments of history, comparative literature, and Middle Eastern studies are studying the Jews of the Middle East more intensively, including the role they played in the politics of Middle Eastern...
Funding Research in the Humanities: Challenges and Opportunities
There has been much debate in recent years regarding the appropriate place of the Humanities within the broader disciplinary research array, informed in part by differing conceptions of the impact of Humanities research more broadly on society. This in turn has sparked discussion within research...

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