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Mimetic Factors in Health and Wellbeing Workshop 2

The Economic and Social Research Council will host a second "Mimetic Factors in Health and Wellbeing" workshop from 10am to 4pm on Monday 14 December 2009 in Arden House. The title of the second workshop is "Mimesis, Influence and Emergence".

Dr. Liz McFall, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the Open University, Dr. Alan Winfield, Hewlett-Packard Professor of Electronic Engineering at University of the West of England and Professor Alistair Sutcliffe, Professor of Systems Engineering at University of Manchester will speak during the workshop.

Programme
10:00am:
Arrival and coffee
10:30am:
Introduction Prof. Steve Fuller / Dr. Nick Lee
10:45am:
Mimesis and Advertising, Dr. Liz McFall, Sociology, Open University
12:00pm:
Lunch
1:00pm:
Mimesis and Emergence in Real and Virtual Robots: Lessons from the Artificial Culture Project Led by Dr. Alan Winfield, Robotics, University of the West of England and Professor Alistair Sutcliffe, Computer Science, University of Manchester.
3:30pm:
Coffee and Networking
4:00pm:
End


This workshop is open to external visitors. To register and for travel information contact Ann.Ryan@warwick.ac.uk.