[visionlist] CFP (2nd call): Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination

Burcu Ayşen Ürgen burcu.urgen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 04:22:55 -04 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 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 (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

- Pretense, 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


- 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 at bilkent.edu.tr

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

Submission link: https://easychair.org/cfp/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:

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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