Lectures

ANTONIO AND HANNA DAMASIO


XXI FUTURE TRENDS FORUM, "Preparing for Superhumans", Madrid, December 2013

NEXUS CONFERENCE, "The Triumph of Science", Ansterdam, December 2013

DGPPN CONFERENCE KEYNOTE LECTURE, "Thinking About Feelings", Berlin, November 2013

LECTURE  AT FUNDAÇÃO GETULIO VARGAS, Rio de Janeiro, June 2013

FRONTIERS OF THOUGHT, "The Human Brain, Emotion, and Society", Porto Alegre, June 2013

WORLD CONGRESS OF BRAIN, BEHAVIOR AND EMOTION, Keynote Address, São Paulo, June 2013

MUSIC, POETRY AND THE BRAIN, Celebrating Wagner’s Bicentennial, Lisbon, May 2013

UNIVERSITY OF OPORTO, "Thinking about the Brain and Feeling”, Porto, May, 2013

COUNCIL OF GRADUATE DEPARTMENTS OF PSYCHOLOGY, Keynote Address, “The Neurobiology of Feelings”, February, 2013

UNIVERSITY OF LEUVEN, “Thinking about feeling”, Leuven, February, 2013

EUROPEAN NEUROSURGERY CONGRESS, Keynote Address, Neural Correlates of Feeling States, Lisbon, Portugal September 2012

WWW CONFERENCE, September 2012

Summer School in Cognitive Sciences, University of Quebec, "FEELINGS AND SENTIENCE", Montreal July 2012

LUMINATO FESTIVAL, Music and the Brain, Toronto June 2012

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS, Thornton School of Music, USC, May 2012

XLIV MEMORIAL JIMENEZ DIAZ Lecture, Madrid, May 2012

INSTITUTE FOR NEW ECONOMIC THINKING (INET) Conference, Berlin, Keynote Address, April 2012

SAP CEO Conference, "The Digital Brain", Miami March 2012

A public dialogue with theologian Hans Küng, moderated by philosopher Armando Massareuti (in the setting of the Nonino Prize celebrations) Udine Italy January 2012

Keynote,Encéphale Congress, "The Neuroscience of Feeling", Paris January 2012

KAVLI LECTURE, “Feelings and Sentience”, Society for Neuroeconomics, Chicago, September 2011

CHAMPALIMAUD NEUROSCIENCE SYMPOSIUM, Inaugural Lecture, Champalimaud Foundation, Lisbon, September 2011

HESSE LECTURE, “Brain, Emotion and Music” Aldeburgh Festival, Aldeburgh,U.K. June 2011

NEUROPSYCHOANALYSIS CONGRESS, “Constructing Selves” Berlin Germany June 2011

JANSSEN LECTURE, “The Conscious Brain”, Madrid Spain June 2011

LINCOLN CENTER FILM SOCIETY , “I am a studio: notes on brain, self and cinema”, NY June 2011

APS Convention, Consciousness, “Then Neural Self” Washington D.C. May 2011

DALAI LAMA PANEL DISCUSSION, USC, Los Angeles CA May 2011

TED LECTURE, Long Beach CA, March 2011

L.A. CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, Broad Theatre, performance of Self Comes to Mind, and colloquium with Bruce Adolphe, March 2011

JANSSEN LECTURE, Lisbon Portugal, March 2011

POLYMATHY ACADEMY Inaugural Event with David Brooks, University of Southern California, February 2011

HONDA FOUNDATION PRIZE LECTURE, Tokyo, November 2010

HAMMER MUSEUM CONVERSATIONS, Los Angeles CA, November 2010

GOOGLE LECTURE, San Francisco, October 2010

MICROSOFT LECTURE, Seattle, October 2010

Cité de la Science, Brain and Consciousness, Paris, September, 2010

KAVLI PRIZE SYMPOSIUM on Neuroscience, Keynote Address, Oslo, September, 2010

IPSEN FOUNDATION, "The Neural Self” Paris, April, 2010

CALARTS PRESIDENTIAL SERIES LECTURE AT REDCAT, “Art and the Conscious Brain”, Los Angeles, March, 2010

AMERICAN NEUROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM,“The Neural Basis of Human Consciousness”, Baltimore, MD, October, 2009

A SENSE OF PLACE, Keynote Address, “Then and Now: the extraordinary case of progress in the Neurosciences”, Lisbon, October, 2009

GLOBAL CREATIVE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT, “Socio-biological Perspectives of Neuroscience”, New York, NY September, 2009

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS WOLLHEIM LECTURE, “Reflecting on Emotion and Art from the Perspective of Neuroscience”, London, June, 2009

REPSOL FOUNDATION, Keynote address, “The Brain, Emotions and Decision-making in a Time of Cultural Crisis” San Sebastian, Spain, June 2009

VATICAN WORKSHOP on “Endogenous Processes and Causation in Brain and Behavioral Sciences” Vatican City, Italy, April, 2009

CADIM CONFERENCE, Keynote address “Freud and Neuroscience”, Lisbon, March, 2009

SALK INSTITUTE, Keynote address, “Art and Emotion” in CARTA Symposium on “Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics”, UC Irvine, March, 2009

SALK INSTITUTE HELMHOLTZ LECTURE, "Complex Networks and Consciousness", UC Irvine, March, 2009

NATIONAL THEATER COMPANY COLLOQUIUM, London, December, 2008

EMBODIED MIND SYMPOSIUM/GULBENKIAN FOUNDATION, "Brain, Body and Emotion", London, December, 2008

ART, MEDICINE and THE BRAIN, Tate Mondern Gallery, London, December, 2008

VISIONS AND VOICES USC/"The Musical Mind". University of Southern California, Los Angeles, November 2008

INAUGURATION OF NEW PROGRAM AT FREE UNIVERSITY ON EMOTION RESEARCH, Keynote Lecture (Antonio Damasio) and colloquium (Hanna Damasio and Antonio Damasio). Berlin, Germany, October 2008

NEUROSCIENCE AND PSYCHIATRY CONGRESS, "The Human Mind from Philosophy to Neuroscience", Athens, Greec, October, 2008

FORUM for the FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION "Social Implications of Recent Advances in the Neurosciences". Aspen Institute, June, 2008

WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON EMOTIONS, Keynote lecture, "The neural correlates of consiousness". University of Wisconsin, Madison. April, 2008

VII ANNUAL PSYCHIATRY SYMPOSIUM, "Advances in the Neurobiology of the Emotions and its relevance to Brain Dysfunction", Valencia, Spain. January, 2008

NEUROECONOMICS SYMPOSIUM, Keynote lecture, "Emotions, Decisio-Making and Social Cognition", New York University. January, 2008

GORDON HOLMES LECTURE, CAMBRIDGE NEUROSCIENCE SYMPOSIUM, "The Neural Basis for Emotion, Cambridge University, UK. September, 2007

Both Antonio and Hanna Damasio gave Keynote addresses at an international symposium on "Creativity in the Digital Culture". The symposium was held at the University of Seville and was hosted by Telefonica. The other Keynote speakers were: Manuel Castells (Barcelona and USC); Gilberto Gil (Minister of Culture of Brazil; composer and performer); Larry Lessing (Stanford), Sir Peter Hall (University College, London), and William Mitchell (MIT)June, 2007

BASS LECTURE, The Society of Neurological Surgeons (Cushing Society) San Francisco, California. May, 2007

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