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Institute of Advanced Study

IAS Fellows' Public Lectures






Lecture Title 

Epiphany Term 2015


27 January 

8.00pm Professor John Heil Senate Suite, University College

Emergence and ‘Top Down’ Causation

29 January 

5.30pm Dr Martin Coward Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College

Cities, Networks and Infrastructures: the urbanisation of (in)security

3 February 

5.30pm Professor Garry Marvin Ustinov Room, Van Mildert College

Beastly Anthropology: working in human-animal worlds

10 February


Professor Katherine Hayles

Kenworthy Hall, St Mary's College

Emergent Effects in Automated Finance Trading Algorithms

12 February 

5.30pm Professor Richard Read Sir James Knott Hall, Trevelyan College

The Reversed Canvas in Colonial Art: the emergence of western painting and ‘Coming into Hiding’ of colonial peoples

4 March 

5.30pm Dr Kalyan Perumalla Events Hall, Josephine Butler College

The Wide Computational Spectrum in Simulating Emergence

10 March 

5.30pm Dr David Pritchard Birley Room, Hatfield College

Public Spending in Ancient Democratic Athens and Today

11 March 

5.30pm Professor David Geary Penthouse Suite, Collingwood College

Evolution of Vulnerability