Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination

Country: Turkey

City: Ankara

Abstr. due: 12.07.2019

Dates: 25.10.19 — 26.10.19

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: imgconf@bilkent.edu.tr

Organizers: Departments of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience, Bilkent University, Ankara


We are pleased to invite submissions to Exploring the Mind’s Eye: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Imagination for poster presentations. The conference will be held at Bilkent University, Ankara on October 25-26, 2019 and it is organized by the Departments of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience. The aim of the conference is to bring researchers interested in the philosophy and science of imagination together to initiate discussions and possible new collaborations.

The deadline for poster submissions is Friday, July 12, 2019 (midnight, GMT). Poster proposals should be between 500-1000 words and they should be submitted as a PDF file at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=... 

Travel and accommodation costs belong to the accepted poster presenters, but we can help with reserving on-campus accommodation.

For the poster presentations, we invite topics on all areas related to philosophy and science of imagination, including (but not limited to):

  • The representational content of mental imagery
  • Pretence, play and imagination
  • Neuroscience of mental imagery
  • Aphantasia and similar neurological conditions
  • Psychological significance of imagination
  • Modal knowledge, conceivability and imagination
  • Mental time travel
  • Embodied imagination
  • Imagination in aesthetics and philosophy of fiction

Conference Web-Site: www.phil.bilkent.edu.tr