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  1. School of Psychology and Neuroscience: Dr Jonathan Whitlock (Norwegian University of Science & Tech)

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience: Dr Jonathan Whitlock (Norwegian University of Science & Tech)

    Cortical representation of 3D pose and movement in freely behaving rodents

    At this seminar Dr Jonathan Whitlock from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation, Norwegian University of Science and...

  2. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Alexander Stewart

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Alexander Stewart

    Attention, learning and the production of misinformation

    This in-person and online seminar, with Dr Alexander Stewart, University of St Andrews (Mathematics and Statistics) will present a seminar on 'Attention,...

  3. Film screening of the short film 'The Present' followed by a Q&A/discussion

    Film screening of the short film 'The Present' followed by a Q&A/discussion

    BAFTA-winning filmmaker Farah Nabulsi

    The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies together with the Department of Film Studies presents Farah Nabulsi - Filmmaker & Human Rights Advocate....

  4. Michel Foucault's concept of 'dispositif of security': Central Asian weak states

    Michel Foucault's concept of 'dispositif of security': Central Asian weak states

    MECACS Presents: Professor Rustam Burnashev Kazakh-German University

    One of the reasons for the turn to study of weak states security is the paradoxical situation when some weak states remain sufficiently stable with their...

  5. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Prof. Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Prof. Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania

    Adaptive decision-making and Occam's Razor

    At this online seminar Professor Joshua Gold from the University of Pennsylvania, will present a seminar titled 'Adaptive decision-making and...

  6. Dying to Learn: The BEF and Wartime Learning on the Western Front

    Dying to Learn: The BEF and Wartime Learning on the Western Front

    Dr Michael A. Hunzeker - George Mason University

    Institute for the Study of War and Strategy (ISWS) Presents, Michael A. Hunzeker is an assistant professor at George Mason University's Schar School of...

  7. Civil-military coordination to save civilian lives while defeating the Islamic State in Iraq

    Civil-military coordination to save civilian lives while defeating the Islamic State in Iraq

    MECACS Events - Ambassador Douglas Silliman, President - Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington

    Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies presents Civil-military coordination to save civilian lives while defeating the Islamic State in...

  8. Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar: Dr E Knapska, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw

    Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar: Dr E Knapska, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw

    Second-hand emotions: How do we learn about the world from other's bliss and fear?

    At this online seminar, Dr Ewelina Knapska from the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, will present a seminar titled 'Second-hand emotions....

  9. The future of European constitutional law after Brexit -- Prof Jörg Philipp Terhechte

    The future of European constitutional law after Brexit -- Prof Jörg Philipp Terhechte

    A Centre for Global Law and Governance and School of IR event

    The future of European constitutional law after Brexit With the failure of the proposed 'Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe' in 2005, the...

  10. Constraining  Violence

    Constraining Violence

    A round table discussion on constraining violence in groups in association with the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats. To book a space email...

  11. TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    A collaborative exhibition investigating the cognitive implications of text-inclusive artworks

    TheoArtistry is about a meeting of the ways: between theology and the arts, between theory and practice, and - in the latest TheoArtistry scheme -...

  12. TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    A collaborative exhibition investigating the cognitive implications of text-inclusive artworks

    TheoArtistry is about a meeting of the ways: between theology and the arts, between theory and practice, and - in the latest TheoArtistry scheme -...

  13. Dr Maha Nassar, University of Arizona

    Dr Maha Nassar, University of Arizona

    Equality vs. Freedom: Continuity and Change in the Demands of '48 Palestinians

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS) presents Dr Maha Nassar presenting 'Equality vs. Freedom: Continuity and Change...

  14. CSS Seminar Series: Dr Carsten Wieland and Dr Michelle Burgis

    CSS Seminar Series: Dr Carsten Wieland and Dr Michelle Burgis

    Humanitarian assistance and war crimes

    The CSS and MECACS are hosting this joint presentation from Dr Carsten Wieland, scholar, German diplomat, former senior UN consultant, and Middle East and...

  15. Prof M Kersel - Capital Gains? The Consequences of Esteem for Levantine Neolithic Masks

    Prof M Kersel - Capital Gains? The Consequences of Esteem for Levantine Neolithic Masks

    The Centre for Art and Politics Presents

    The consequence of individual and institutional esteem for Neolithic (7600-6000 BCE) masks from the Levant has a direct impact on our understanding of past...

  16. Dr Katie Overy (University of Edinburgh): 'The Musical Brain'
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    Dr Katie Overy (University of Edinburgh): 'The Musical Brain'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Dr Katie Overy, Senior Lecturer, Music, Director of Research, and Director of the Music in Human and Social Development Research Group at the University of...

  17. Dr Zayd Khaliq (NINDS/NIH): 'Inhibitory control of dopaminergic neurons'

    Dr Zayd Khaliq (NINDS/NIH): 'Inhibitory control of dopaminergic neurons'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Dr Zayd Khaliq, Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS/NIH), hosted by...

  18. The neural control of movement in health and disease: who needs a brain?
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    The neural control of movement in health and disease: who needs a brain?

    Inaugural Lecture by Professor Gareth Miles, School of Psychology & Neuroscience

    Complex networks of neurons within the spinal cord and brainstem generate the electrical signals that control muscles and therefore govern all movements....

  19. The Paul Wilkinson Memorial Lecture 2022

    The Paul Wilkinson Memorial Lecture 2022

    Featuring Dr Raphaël Lefèvre, New College, Oxford

    Email tsadmin@st-andrews.ac.uk to book a space. Raphaël's central research interest is the changing nature of Sunni Islamism in the Middle East, with a...

  20. Prof Rachel Kendal (Durham University): 'The adaptive use of social learning'

    Prof Rachel Kendal (Durham University): 'The adaptive use of social learning'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Prof Rachel Kendal, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and Member of the Durham Cultural Evolution Research...

  21. 2022 St Andrews Sanctuary Lecture

    2022 St Andrews Sanctuary Lecture

    What does 'Sanctuary' mean?

    As part of the University's Sanctuary Celebration Week 2022, join Professor Rebecca Sweetman (School of Classics) and Dr Natasha Saunders (School of...

  22. Kazakhstan's Political Transition Goes Global

    Kazakhstan's Political Transition Goes Global

    The Nazarbayevs, Transnational Kleptocracy and Exile Politics

    In the wake of January's massive demonstrations in Kazakhstan, which left more than 225 dead and prompted a Russian-led CSTO intervention, President...

  23. Syrian Christian Experiences During the Syrian Uprising

    Syrian Christian Experiences During the Syrian Uprising

    MECACS Events as part of the University Sanctuary Celebration Week

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS) together with the Council for At-Risk Academics (cara) and the Centre for Syrian...

  24. Professor Ronaldo Ichiyama (University of Leeds): 'Recovering function after spinal cord injuries'

    Professor Ronaldo Ichiyama (University of Leeds): 'Recovering function after spinal cord injuries'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Ronaldo Ichiyama, Professor in Neural Control of Movement, Director of Postgraduate Study and Head of Graduate School, Faculty of Biological Sciences at the...

  25. What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?

    What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?

    Professor Stephen Biddle - Columbia University

    The Institute for the Study of War and Strategy presents 'What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?'. Stephen Biddle is Professor of International and Public...

  26. City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova Social Anthropology University of St Andrews and the Centre for Energy Ethics

    In this talk, Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova will discuss how Baku's identity of an 'oil city' has been constructed through the narratives on its urban...

  27. City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova Social Anthropology University of St Andrews and the Centre for Energy Ethics

    In this talk, Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova will discuss how Baku's identity of an 'oil city' has been constructed through the narratives on its urban...

  28. Mapping Kurdistan: Territory, Self-Determination and Nationalism

    Mapping Kurdistan: Territory, Self-Determination and Nationalism

    CSS Presents Dr Zeynep Kaya - University of Sheffield

    The Centre for Syrian Studies presents Dr Zeynep Kaya of the University of Sheffield speaking about her research and book, Mapping Kurdistan: Territory,...

  29. Dr Jimena Berni (University of Sussex): 'Diversification of motor networks'

    Dr Jimena Berni (University of Sussex): 'Diversification of motor networks'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Dr Jimena Berni, Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of...

  30. A conversation with Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC
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    A conversation with Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC

    Centre for Global Law and Governance, School of International Relations

    The Centre for Global Law and Governance in the School of International Relations presents a conversation with Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC, who will discuss a range...

  31. Prof Susana Carvalho (Oxford): 'Fifteen years of tracing early hominin behavioural evolution'

    Prof Susana Carvalho (Oxford): 'Fifteen years of tracing early hominin behavioural evolution'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker is Prof Susana Carvalho, Professor of Palaeoanthropology and Fellow, St Hugh's College at the University of Oxford, hosted by...

  32. Researching State and Non-State Actors

    Researching State and Non-State Actors

    as a Scholar-Activist in the MENA Region - Dr Carmen Geha- American University of Beirut

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies presents Dr Carmen Geha- American University of Beirut, Researching State and Non-State Actors...

  33. Who Owns Outer Space?

    Who Owns Outer Space?

    International Law, Astrophysics and NewSpace -- Professor Michael Byers - University of British Columbia and St Andrews Senior Global Fellow

    Join Professor Michael Byers, University of British Columbia and St Andrews Senior Global Fellow, for the masterclass 'Who Owns Outer Space? International...

  34. Prof Karen Douglas (University of Kent): 'The psychology of conspiracy theories'

    Prof Karen Douglas (University of Kent): 'The psychology of conspiracy theories'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Prof Karen Douglas, Professor of Social Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Kent, hosted by Gyasiwa Arhin, Sam...

  35. Rethinking 1918:  How the Americans Won World War I

    Rethinking 1918: How the Americans Won World War I

    Professor Geoffrey Wawro - University of North Texas

    The Institute for the Study of War and Strategy presents Professor Geoffrey Wawro - University of North Texas -- Rethinking 1918: How the Americans...

  36. Kin Conflicts

    Kin Conflicts

    Revisiting Kin-state-minority relations in Eurasia in light of war in Ukraine

    Russia's recent invasion of Ukraine and the use of irredentist rhetoric citing 'Russian speakers' and 'Russian world' to justify...

  37. Young People's Voices on Ukraine

    Young People's Voices on Ukraine

    What do children and young people have to say about the war in Ukraine? and what can we learn by listening to them? You are invited to join a conversation with...

  38. Making St Andrews a place to belong
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    Making St Andrews a place to belong

    A workshop with Dr Greg Walton (Stanford)

    This is a joint event of the Enhancement Theme team and the Centre for Higher Education Research. Greg Walton is known internationally for his large body of...

  39. How to reinforce a sense of belonging in the classroom
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    How to reinforce a sense of belonging in the classroom

    An afternoon with Dr Greg Walton (Stanford)

    This event sponsored by the Enhancement Theme team and the Centre for Higher Education Research (CHER). Greg Walton is known internationally for his large body...

  40. Museum of Peace

    Museum of Peace

    Over the past few months a team of students at St Andrews University -- led by Dr Alice König -- has been working on a Vertically Integrated Project...

  41. Blending in Diegesis ('Narrative')

    Blending in Diegesis ('Narrative')

    Public Lecture by Mark Turner, Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University

    This talk will review aspects of conceptual blending that are consciously and explicitly put onstage during narration.

  42. IR1005 online induction lecture

    IR1005 online induction lecture

    This is an information and Q&A session for all first-year International Relations undergraduate students registered in the IR1005 module. The session will...

  43. Balřzs Trencsényi: Political History Beyond the Nation State

    Balřzs Trencsényi: Political History Beyond the Nation State

    CRSCEES seminar series: Politics on the Edge: Rupture / Transformation / Imagination

    Join us on Tuesday, 13th of September at 1-2:30pm on Teams for 'Political History Beyond the Nation State' with speaker Balřzs Trencsényi,...

  44. The Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict: Closure or Continuation?

    The Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict: Closure or Continuation?

    MECACS Presents Dr Laurence Broers South Caucasus Programme Director - Conciliation Resources

    Eurasia's original 'frozen conflict', the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict has eluded resolution for more than 30 years. Military victory for the...

  45. Prof Wade C Rowatt (Baylor): 'Religion, Prejudice, Humility, and Art Seeking Understanding'

    Prof Wade C Rowatt (Baylor): 'Religion, Prejudice, Humility, and Art Seeking Understanding'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Dr. Rowatt will take us on a deep dive into research about the social psychology of religion and prejudices -- focusing on religious nationalism and...

  46. Medieval Studies Seminar Series -- Professor Clifford Rogers (Westpoint)

    Medieval Studies Seminar Series -- Professor Clifford Rogers (Westpoint)

    The Role of Cavalry in Medieval Warfare

    If you have any questions about the event, please contact the organiser, Dr Tim Greenwood, at twg3@st.andrews.ac.uk.

  47. Rebuilding Arab Defense: US Security Cooperation in the Middle East

    Rebuilding Arab Defense: US Security Cooperation in the Middle East

    MECACS Presents

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia & Caucasus Studies (MECACS) Presents Bilal Y. Saab Rebuilding Arab Defense: US Security Cooperation in the Middle...

  48. Dr Alex Clarke (Cambridge): 'Context modulates object recognition in the lab and real world'

    Dr Alex Clarke (Cambridge): 'Context modulates object recognition in the lab and real world'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Recognising a visual object depends on accessing semantic meaning from our visual inputs - but in the real world, our understanding of what we see is also...

  49. Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko in conversation with Professor Phillips O'Brien

    Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko in conversation with Professor Phillips O'Brien

    The University of St Andrews is to give students, staff and the wider community a unique insight into the impact of the war in Ukraine when it welcomes one of...

  50. Dr Claudio Tennie (Tuebingen): 'Primate cumulative cultural evolution of know-how is rare'

    Dr Claudio Tennie (Tuebingen): 'Primate cumulative cultural evolution of know-how is rare'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This edition of the weekly School of Psychology and Neuroscience's Friday Seminars will be presented by Dr Claudio Tennie, Eberhard Karls Universität...

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