[visionlist] Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen burcu.urgen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 11:33:43 -04 2019

Dear all,

See below for the details of an interdisciplinary conference on imagination
we are organizing at Bilkent University.

Conference website http://www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr/
Submission link https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=img2019
Submission deadline July 12, 2019

CALL FOR POSTER PROPOSALSInformation and Submission Guidelines

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 aim of the conference is to bring researchers interested
in the philosophy and science of imagination together to initiate
discussions and possible new collaborations.

The deadline for poster submissions is *Friday, July 12, 2019*. Poster
proposals should be between *500-1000 words* and they should be submitted
as a *PDF* file.

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

There will be a Cappadocia trip on October 27-28 following the conference.
The conference organizers will handle details and logistics but those
interested in joining will be expected to cover their own costs. For more
information about Cappadocia see:
Possible Topics

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

   - Peter Carruthers
   - Adam Zeman
   - Amy Kind
   - Daniel Stoljar
   - Bence Nanay
   - Anna Abraham
   - Margot Strohminger
   - Kourken Michaelian
   - Deena Weisberg
   - Tufan Kıymaz

Venue and Date

Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey: October 25-26, 2019

All questions about submissions should be emailed to imgconf at bilkent.edu.tr

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology & Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program
Aysel Sabuncu Brain Research Center
National Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Bilkent University
06800, Bilkent, Ankara, Turkey

Email: burcu.urgen at bilkent.edu.tr
Website: http://burcu.urgen.bilkent.edu.tr
Lab: http://www.ccn.bilkent.edu.tr
Tel: +90 312 290 30 91 or +90 312 290 1807
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