IRH-ICUB Events, 13-17 March

IRH-ICUB Seminar

Consciousness and Cognition: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Tuesday, 14 March, 17h – Dr. George Chirita, Simultaneity and Succession – Events of Understanding

The seminar Consciousness and Cognition: An Interdisciplinary Approachis convened by Dr. Diana Stanciu and is designed as an opportunity for interdisciplinary discussions on the topic of consciousness between specialists in neuroscience, medicine, biology, physics, anthropology, linguistics, metaphysics, applied philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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IRH-ICUB Lunchtime Seminar

Thursday, 16 March – Adina Dragomirescu (University of Bucharest), Language contact and convergence: Old Church Slavonic and Old Romanian

The lunchtime seminar is the current research seminar of the IRH-ICUB, in which fellows and affiliated researchers of the IHR-ICUB are presenting work-in-progress. It takes place every Thursday during term-time (October-June). The seminar begins at 1.30 pm with an informal brown-bag lunch. From 2 pm, the speaker has one hour to present his/her work in progress, followed by 1 hour of discussions. The purpose of the seminar is to provide a collegial, interdisciplinary and competitive environment in which scholars can try and test their ideas and sharpen their arguments. The seminar is open to fellows of the Institute and associate researchers and their guests. If you wish to participate, please send an email at

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IRH-ICUB Seminar

Early modern concepts of history and practices of historical writing

A reading-group organized by Veronica Lazăr and Grigore Vida

Friday, 17 March, 18.30 – Biblical hermeneutics and the methods of critical history (2) Spinoza, Theological-Political Treatise
De tribus impostoribus

The reading-group aims to investigate some major theoretical writings about history – history understood as both object and discourse, reality and methods of apprehending it – from the end of the 16th century to the end of the Enlightenment, especially in France and England, but also in Scotland, Germany and Holland.

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