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Hertfordshire Festival of Music – Music and The Divided Brain

Hertfordshire Festival of Music – Music and The Divided Brain

A discussion with Iain McGilchrist Monday 10th June 2024, 5 - 7 pm (UK)(Iain will not be in-person; he will be livestreamed) Iain McGilchrist James Francis Brown Sara Trickey We consider the intricate workings of the human mind with ‘Music and the Divided Brain ’ -...

Members’ Q&A – Thursday 6th June 2024

Members’ Q&A – Thursday 6th June 2024

Thursday 6th June 2024, 6.00pm to 7.45pm UK time This event is open to Channel McGilchrist members only. As a Channel McGilchrist member, you have the unique opportunity to put a question to Iain for a live Q&A session via Zoom. These Q&As take place every...

The World is Under a Spell with Iain McGilchrist and Jordi Pigem

The World is Under a Spell with Iain McGilchrist and Jordi Pigem

Tuesday 30th April 2024, 6.00pm to 7.30pm UK time Online event, via Zoom £10 public FREE for Members and Patrons of Channel McGilchrist (you will still need to register for this event)We have more knowledge than ever, and yet the world is getting worse. Isn't it as if...

Oxford Renaissance: Dr. Iain McGilchrist

Oxford Renaissance: Dr. Iain McGilchrist

Tuesday, 6th February 2024, 17.00 - 18.00 (in person event) Event description. We are excited to be hosting our first Oxford Renaissance event with Dr. Iain McGilchrist. The event will take place this Tuesday 6th February at 5PM in Dorfman Room, St Peter's college. ...

Beyond the Brain 2023 – Online Conference

Beyond the Brain 2023 – Online Conference

Friday, 3rd November to Sunday, 5th November, 2023 onlineEvent description. I regard consciousness as fundamental, matter is derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing,...

Members’ Q&A – Thursday 6th June 2024

Members’ Q&A – 7th September 2023

7th September 2023 (6.00pm to 7.45pm) Event description This event is open to Channel McGilchrist members only. As a Channel McGilchrist member, you have the unique opportunity to put a question to Iain for a live Q&A session via Zoom. These Q&A's take place...

The Realisation Festival (St. Giles, Dorset, UK: in-person event)

The Realisation Festival (St. Giles, Dorset, UK: in-person event)

29th June 2023 to 2nd July 2023 Event description. Realisation is a gathering that is part retreat, part symposium at St Giles House, Dorset. It is for those actively working at the interface between society and soul, and who feel the gravity of our times. Over the...

Festival of Writing & Ideas (in-person event)

Festival of Writing & Ideas (in-person event)

16th June to 18th June 2023 Event description. 2023 will be the eleventh edition of Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas, and we are proud to have weathered the last few years to bring you another intimate and invigorating weekend, in a place as beautiful as...

Wonder and Enchantment – Iain McGilchrist and Patrick Curry

Wonder and Enchantment – Iain McGilchrist and Patrick Curry

FREE online event in which Iain and Patrick will be discussing the phenomenon of enchantment, especially the experience of wonder that is at its heart. Why does it matter? And what are some of its attributes and dynamics? We shall also look at how it relates to the two modes of right and left brain hemispheres, and why it might be a possible effect of their integration, and therefore a life of sanity.

Diagnosing the Sanity of our Historical Epoch with Bonnitta Roy

Diagnosing the Sanity of our Historical Epoch with Bonnitta Roy

Wednesday 29th March 2023 Event description. Bonnitta Roy is an award winning author, philosopher and insight guide. She currently runs the Pop-Up School, an innovative online educational platform, and has previously held esteemed posts as a Professor in Residence for...

Resurgence Talk: Dr Iain McGilchrist, ‘The Value of Values’

Resurgence Talk: Dr Iain McGilchrist, ‘The Value of Values’

Thursday 30th March 2023, 7.30 - 9.00 pm online, via ZoomEvent description. Values cannot be directly observed or measured, and yet are so powerful that they govern the nature and course of individual lives, as well as the nature and course of a civilisation. What are...

Whole Brain – Whole Body, expanding the horizon of our being

Whole Brain – Whole Body, expanding the horizon of our being

Monday 20th March to Friday 24th March 2023 Event description. Our fragmented view of ourselves is reflected in our fragmented world. Bringing together science, traditional wisdom and direct experience, we will explore the realms of our inner and outer ecologies, to...

‘HowTheLightGetsIn’ HAY 2023

‘HowTheLightGetsIn’ HAY 2023

26th May 2023 to 29th May 2023 Event description. Debate is the beating heart of HowTheLightGetsIn Hay 2023. From Nobel Laureates to Pulitzer Prize winners, HowTheLightGetsIn is home to world-leading thinkers pushing their disciplines forward. Explore our wide-ranging...

The Coincidence of Opposites (the Beshara Lecture: online event)

The Coincidence of Opposites (the Beshara Lecture: online event)

9th July 2023 (online event - 14:00 - 15:30 BST) Event description.  "If there is Oneness, what are the Many? Are they the same? What do we mean? I suggest that the coincidence of opposites is a truth of unsurpassed importance, but that we have been educated into...

18th November 2022 AIMA Conference – New Zealand

18th November 2022 AIMA Conference – New Zealand

Friday 18th November and Saturday 19th November 2022.  Event description We are excited to invite you to the (fully in-person!) 2022 AIMA Conference on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th November 2022 at the Auckland University of Technology in central Auckland, New...

Conversations with Dr Iain McGilchrist – New Zealand

Conversations with Dr Iain McGilchrist – New Zealand

18th November 2022 Event description Conversations with Dr Iain McGilchrist.  Renowned psychiatrist, author, thinker, and former Oxford literary scholar. Friday November 18th - 6pm - The Matter with ThingsOur Brains, Our Delusions, and the Unmaking of the World....

Dr Iain McGilchrist: The Brain And A Sense Of The Sacred

Dr Iain McGilchrist: The Brain And A Sense Of The Sacred

11th November 2022. Dr Iain McGilchrist: The Brain And A Sense Of The Sacred. Modern Church offers you a chance to hear and engage with one of the most remarkable and highly-acclaimed intellectuals of our time. Iain’s talk will be based on his encyclopaedic book The...

Recovering the Sacred – the Pari Online Series

Recovering the Sacred – the Pari Online Series

5th - 27th November 2022. with Anne Baring, Bernard Carr, Matthijs Cornelissen, Alex Gomez-Marin, Jeremy Lent, David Lorimer, Iain McGilchrist, Peter Reason, Mary-Jayne Rust Curated by John Pickering Pari Center Online Series November 5 – 27, 2022 9:00am PST | 12:00pm...

Live Q&A with Iain

Live Q&A with Iain

MEMBERS ONLY

The live Q&A Zoom session with Iain will take place on Thursday 3rd November 2022 from 6:00 to 7:45pm UK time.

The Divided Brain Conference Retreat

The Divided Brain Conference Retreat

Saturday 8th October – Tuesday 11th October 2022 Tewkesbury Park Hotel – UK

This four day event has been organised by Field & Field and aims to bring together like-minded people immersed in the work and ideas of Dr Iain McGilchrist

A Sense of the Sacred

A Sense of the Sacred

This event was recorded and is now available in the Members Area. Click into post to find out more.

In conjunction with the Centre for Myth, Cosmology and the Sacred.

In this seminar, Dr Iain McGilchrist draws on his new work, The Matter with Things, and addresses some of the oldest and hardest questions humanity faces – ones that have a practical urgency for all of us today.