Neuroscience & Art

Will be held on March 18, 2021 16:00-22:00 (Moscow Standard Time: GMT+3)

International оnline сonference «Neurotechnology and Freedom».

Organized by the Centre for Cognition & Decision Making, HSE University

Scientists, philosophers, and artists will discuss ethical, social, and legal issues related to the development of neurotechnologies.

Program сonference:

16:00 — 16:20 Prof. Vasily Klucharev, HSE University. Interplay between Science and Art. Neurotechnology and Freedom.

16:20 — 16:30 Video presentation (Dr. Ellen Pearlman, Dr. Pantelis Lioumis, Dr. Victor Hugo Souza, Dr. Andrey Demchinsky, Dr. Vadim Nikulin, Dr. Maria Nazarova,  and others will express their opinions on neuroscience and freedom)

16:30 — 16:35 — Break

16:35 — 17:00   Dr. Suzanne Dikker, NYU Max Planck Center for Language, Music, and Emotion, USA. Projects at the interface of art, science and education on bringing neuroscience research out of the lab, into real-world environments.

17:00 — 17:25 Prof. Danil Razeev, Saint Petersburg University, Russia, expert of the Russian Science Foundation. Can neuroscience measure free will? 

17:25 — 17:50 Dr. Ksenia Fedorova, Leiden University, the Netherlands. Neurointerfaces and Choice-Making in Artistic Practice.

17:50 — 18:15 Prof. Dr. Gabriel Curio, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. The Art of Brain-Computer Interfacing — Science ‘n’ Fiction.

18:15 — 18:40 Prof. Risto Ilmoniemi, Aalto University, Finland. Mind states, Brain stimulation, Creativity and Art.

18:40 — 18:50  “Brain. Evolution” by Julia Kiseleva: film episode. Starring Danil Razeev, Vasily Klucharev and Vadim Nikulin.

18:50 — 19:00 Break

19:00 — 20:30 Round table:

Prof. Dr. Gabriel Curio, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany, Prof. Risto Ilmoniemi, Aalto University, Finland; Dr. Vadim Nikulin, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany, and HSE University, Russia; Prof. Mikhail Lebedev, HSE University, Russia and Skoltech, Russia; Prof. Danil Razeev, Saint Petersburg University, Russia; Dr. Pia Tikka, Tallinn University, Estonia, University of Lapland, Finland, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; Dr. Maria Nazarova, HSE University, Russia and Centre for Brain Research and Neurotechnologies, FMBA, Russia; Dr. Ippolit Markelov, ITMO University, «18 Apples», Russia.

20:30-21:00 Talk: Prof. Patrick Haggard, University College London, UK. Searching for ‘free will’ in the human brain.

moderators: Prof. Vasily Klucharev, HSE University, Russia; Dr. Ksenia Fedorova Leiden University, the Netherlands

21:00 -—21:15 Break

21:15 — 22:00 Presentation of art projects: Ippolit Markelov artist, researcher, PhD in Biology, ITMO, «18 Apples». Neuroscience&Art Project Presentation.