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Lorenzo Zucca

Lorenzo Zucca

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King’s College London

 

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Lorenzo Zucca is Professor in Law & Philosophy. Lorenzo's special interests span from human rights law and philosophy to constitutional theory, with a focus on the relation between Church and State. 

He's now working on a project entitled 'The Uncertainty of Will,' which explores Shakespeare's vision on the connection between power and knowledge and examines its psychological and philosophical insights on human cognition and human institutions. 

He is the author of Constitutional Dilemmas- Conflicts of Fundamental Legal Rights in Europe and the USA (OUP, 2007) and numerous articles on human rights law and theory. His second monograph is entitled A Secular Europe: Law and Religion in the European Constitutional Landscape (OUP 2012). This is a study of one of the most pressing problems in Europe and includes issues such as the protection of religious freedom, the limits of religious toleration, and a wider debate on European identity.

 

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Ruth Kanner

Ruth Kanner

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Tel Aviv University
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Ruth Kanner is a Professor at the David and Yolanda Katz Faculty of the Arts at Tel Aviv University. She is also the director of the Ruth Kanner Theatre Group which explores  the surroundings, probing covert layers of the local scene and scenery, by searching for a local theatrical language interweaving storytelling, physical theatre and visual imagery. 

 

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Michael-Shadlen

Michael Shadlen

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Columbia University

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Michael Shadlen is a Professor of Neuroscience at Columbia University, and a principal investigator at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute. He investigates the neural mechanisms that guide decision making, thus offering a window into fascinating aspects of higher brain function, such as reasoning, planning and strategizing. 

2019-2020 Fellow: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consciousness: an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Perennial Puzzle

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Lucia-Melloni

Lucia Melloni

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Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics

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Lucia Melloni is a Professor at the Department of Neuroscience at Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics. She is also Professor at the Department of Neurology at NYU. Her studies investigate how the brain learns to segment continuous speech into relevant units, and where this takes place, by using statistical learning paradigms and intracranial recordings. 

2019-2020 Fellow: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consciousness: an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Perennial Puzzle

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Rafi Malach

Rafael Malach

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Weizmann Institute of Science

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Rafael Malach is a Professor of Brain Research, at the Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science. His research focuses on relating neuronal activity and sensory perception in the human brain. The overall aim is to build an experimentally constrained neuronal theory of human perceptual awareness.

2019-2020 Fellow: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Consciousness: an Interdisciplinary Approach to a Perennial Puzzle

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