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The Physical Brain Versus Consciousness

"At its most general, the hard problem of consciousness is the expression of a familiar kind of puzzlement or mental cramp. We know that the brain is causally responsible, in some way or another, for consciousness – but we remain utterly baffled as to how its fatty, yoghurty matter could be up to the task. […]

Published on 26th May 2017
via Institute for International Cultural Relations


Italian Court Cancels Appointments Of Five Museum Directors

"Italy has over the past two years recruited 20 highly-qualified new directors, seven of them foreigners, to shake up institutions which are richly-endowed with cultural treasures but often poorly run and badly promoted. But a regional court ruled that five of the appointments were null and void, saying that the selection process had not been […]

Published on 26th May 2017
via Institute for International Cultural Relations


Jamaica Kincaid At 68: What I've Learned

"The thing that I am branded with and the thing that I am denounced for, I now claim as my own. I am illegitimate, I am ambiguous. In some way I actually claim the right to ambiguity, and the right to clarity. It does me no good to say, 'Well, I reject this and I […]

Published on 26th May 2017
via Institute for International Cultural Relations


Events

14 June, 2017

IICR Scholarly Conference 2017

Conference: Edinburgh School of Art, Boardroom, 74 Lauriston Pl, Edinburgh EH3 9DF
Hosted by: Professor JP Singh # Director, Institute for International Cultural Relations
10:00 (2 days and 7 hours)

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