Program

neuroGenderings Public Day Thursday March 25

This event will be held in Ekmansalen at EBC, Uppsala University
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10.00 - 11.00 SIGRID SCHMITZ, Professor at the Institute of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria:
"Sex/Gender in the Cerebral Subject: Feminist Reflections on Modern Neuro-Cultures"

11.15 - 12.15 CORDELIA FINE, Research Associate at the Centre for Agency, Values & Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University, Australia:
"The Sexed Brain is Also a Social Brain: How neuroscience helps to sustain, rather than explain, the status quo"

14.00 - 15.00 DEBOLEENA ROY, Associate Professor in Women's Studies and Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Department of Women's Studies, Emory University, USA:
"BrainTease: Feminist Neuroethics and the Search for a Cosmopolitical Brain"

15.15 - 16.15 CATHERINE VIDAL, Neurobiologist and Research Director, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France:
"The Sexed Brain:  Between Science and Ideology"

16.30 - 17.30 IRIS SOMMER, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, Neuroscience Division, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands:
"Is language lateralization really decreased in women as compared to men?"