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The Human Mind Project

How does the human mind work? If we mean by this more than its basic functions, then we are looking not only at the sciences to find our answers but to a truly interdisciplinary collaboration including science, humanities, and the arts.

The Human Mind Project will do just this. Launched on 12 December 2014 by the Institute of Philosophy , a member institute of the School, this ambitious project represents a coordinated, international effort to define the major intellectual challenges in understanding the nature and significance of the human mind, and thus the nature of how we think, feel, communicate and interact.

Follow our Human Mind Project blog posts for interviews with the project collaborators.

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Professor Catherine DaviesNZ-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor

The School is pleased to welcome Robin Gauld, Professor of Health Policy and Director of the Centre for Health Systems at the University of Otago.

Professor Gauld will be at the School until December, and will give a series of lectures in various locations during October and November.

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In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights

Helle Abelvik-Lawson Anthony Hett and Laila Sumpton

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights is an anthology of new poetry exploring human rights and social justice themes. This collection, a collaboration between the Human Rights Consortium at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and the Keats House Poets, brings together writing ...

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Friends of the IHR Lecture | 27 October

Professor Sir David Cannadine of Princeton University will deliver a lecture entitled “Trying to tell truth to power; Reflections on my adventures in Whitehall.” A reception will follow.

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Why I studied law

Conor Gearty, professor of human rights law at the London School of Economics and Fellow of the British Academy, looks back on inspirations drawn from a career studying law.

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