Call: Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination

Call for Posters

Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination
October 25-26, 2019
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
http://www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr/index.php/2019/05/06/call-for-poster-proposals-exploring-the-minds-eye-conference/

Submission deadline: July 12, 2019

We are pleased to invite submissions to Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination for poster presentations. The conference will be held at Bilkent University, Ankara on October 25-26, 2019 and it is organized by the Departments of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience.

The deadline for poster submissions is Friday, July 12, 2019 (midnight, GMT). Poster proposals should be between 500-1000 words and they should be submitted as a PDF file at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=img2019

Travel and accommodation costs belong to the accepted poster presenters, but we can help with reserving on-campus accommodation.

For the poster presentations, we invite topics on all areas related to philosophy and science of imagination, including (but not limited to):

  • The representational content of mental imagery
  • Pretence, play and imagination
  • Neuroscience of mental imagery
  • Aphantasia and similar neurological conditions
  • Psychological significance of imagination
  • Modal knowledge, conceivability and imagination
  • Mental time travel
  • Embodied imagination
  • Imagination in aesthetics and philosophy of fiction

Confirmed Speakers:

So far, the confirmed speakers for the conference are (in alphabetical
order):

  • Adam Zeman, University of Exeter
  • Amy Kind, Claremont McKenna College
  • Anna Abraham, Leeds Beckett University
  • Bence Nanay, University of Antwerp
  • David Papineau, CUNY Graduate Center & KCL
  • Deena Weisberg, Villanova University
  • Kourken Michaelian, Université Grenoble Alpes
  • Margot Strohminger, University of Oxford
  • Tufan Kıymaz, Bilkent University

All questions about submissions and the conference should be emailed to imgconf@bilkent.edu.tr

Call for poster proposals: https://easychair.org/cfp/img2019

Submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=img2019

Registration is required to attend the conference but there is no registration fee.
Please register at https://imgconf.eventbrite.com

For more information about the conference: http://www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr

There will be a Cappadocia trip on October 27-28 following the conference. The conference organizers will handle details and logistics but the presenters who are interested in joining will be expected to cover their own costs. For more information about Cappadocia see: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/world-heritage/cappadocia/

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