Radcliffe Institute: Lost and Found: A Science Symposium about Navigation


Friday, November 14, 2014, 9:00am to 4:30pm


Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

The 2014 science symposium will focus on navigation and way-finding. By bringing together experts in human cognitive neuroscience and neural computation, animal life science, anthropology and culture, space science, current and future technology, and emergency management, the Radcliffe Institute will conduct a broad, cross-disciplinary investigation about what it means to find our way.

Free and open to the public. Registration is required. Register online now at http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/event/2014-lost-found-symposium.

Susanne Akesson, Professor of Evolutionary Ecology, Principal Investigator, Centre for Animal Movement Research, Lund University
Hiawatha Bray, Technology Writer, Boston Globe
Richard Feinberg, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Kent State University
George Hobbs, Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia) 
Robert Koester, Visiting Fellow, Kingston University (United Kingdom); Adjunct Instructor, Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Eleanor Maguire, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Yasser Roudi, Professor, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and the Centre for Neural Computation, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

With Harvard University’s Silvia Benedito, Scott Edwards, Alyssa A. Goodman, John Huth, Aravinthan D.T. Samuel, and Margo I. Seltzer 

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University is dedicated to creating and sharing transformative ideas across the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Fellowship Program annually supports the work of 50 leading artists and scholars. Academic Ventures fosters collaborative research projects and sponsors lectures and conferences that engage scholars with the public. The Schlesinger Library documents the lives of American women of the past and present for the future, furthering the Institute’s commitment to women, gender, and society. Learn more about the people and programs of the Radcliffe Institute at www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.