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AISB event Bulletin Item

NEW CENTRE OPENING: Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution, 14 July 2011, GERMANY

Opening of the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution, Ruhr-Universitt, Bochum


*14.00 -- 14.10*
Gruwort des Rektors

*Prof. Dr. Elmar Weiler*

*14.10 -- 15.10*
*Prof. Dr. Shaun Gallagher* (University of Central California) /Embodiment and Phenomenal Qualities:
An Enactive Interpretation/

*15.10 -- 16.10*
*Prof. Shihui Han* (Peking University)
/Cultures Influence Self-Representation in Human Brain/

*16.10 -- 16.30*

Coffee break


*16.30 -- 17.30*
*Prof. Dr. Ludwig Huber* (Universitt Wien) /Wild Minds: Explorations in Cognitive Biology/



The Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution is a cooperative platform initiated by a number 
of scientists and scholars in the fields of philosophy, psychiatry, psychology, neurosciences and 
neuroinformatics located at the Ruhr-University Bochum. The main focus of the center is to provide
an *interdisciplinary platform for neurophilosophical and neurocognitive studies* and to develop 
new perspectives on possible interfaces between those disciplines. This platform will also be the 
support for the creation of a new and interdisciplinary Master program "Mind and Brain" taught in 

*_Scientific Organisation_*

Prof. Albert Newen
Prof. Martin Brne

Prof. Onur Gntrkn
Prof. Magdalena Sauvage