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Thursday 20th November 2014

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH

A public seminar.  Open to all and free of charge (registration required).

Thinking About the Brain forms part of the developing collaboration between the Ashmolean Museum University Engagement Programme and Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Co-organised by Dr Jim Harris, Andrew W Mellon Foundation Teaching Curator at the Ashmolean and Dr Chrystalina Antoniades, Lecturer in Medicine at Brasenose College and Senior Research Fellow in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, the evening will offer an opportunity to explore current research into the brain and the mind from a wide range of perspectives, from medieval literature to contemporary art and neuroscience.

The seminar is the second in a series initiated in 2013 by Jim Harris and Professor Robin Choudhury with Seeing the Human Heart.

Download the programme

To ensure a place, please register by emailing