Université de Strasbourg

Past events

Fellows Seminar - Literature and mathematics in early modernity: Hamlet, Pascal, and the interrupted game

March 16, 2023
From 12:30 until 14:00
MISHA, Strasbourg

By Shankar Raman, 2022 Fellow This talk is divided into two main parts. It will begin by laying out my broader project: the often-surprising connections between mathematics and literature in 16th-...[more]

Public conference - Food challenges in all their states: insights from lawyers

February 6, 2023
From 14:00 until 19:00
Amphitheatre, Collège Doctoral Européen, 46 boulevard de la Victoire, Strasbourg

One of the urgent issues that ecological transition requires us to address is to rethink our food systems. The challenges are immense, since food raises questions about our production and consumption...[more]

Public lecture - Melatonin: perspectives and hopes for humans

January 30, 2023
From 18:00 until 19:00
Amphithéatre 3A, Institut Le Bel, Strasbourg

By Professor Josephine Arendt, University of Surrey (United Kingdom) Venue: Amphithéatre A3, Institut Le Bel Melatonin is a special hormone with a time-telling function in all animal species. By...[more]

Lecture - Acoustic and Cultural Explanations for Musical Harmony and its Associated Emotions

January 27, 2023
From 14:00 until 15:30
Salle de Conférence, IRMA, 7 rue René Descartes, Strasbourg

By Andrew Milne, MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University (Australia) A fundamental uncertainty about musical pitch/harmony and its cognition is the extent to...[more]

Fellows seminar - Weird architectures: dynamic and structural complexity as a resource for brain function

January 17, 2023
From 15:00 until 16:30
Salle de Table Ronde, MISHA, Strasbourg

By Demian Battaglia, 2020 Fellow We like to think that systems implementing a function must have an architecture specially designed to perform the considered function. Somewhat as a corollary to...[more]

Open Fellows seminar - When chemistry goes chiral

December 13, 2022
From 15:00 until 17:30
Salle de conférence, MISHA, Strasbourg

Chirality is a geometric property of asymmetry. In chemistry, a molecule is called chiral if it cannot be superposed on its mirror image by any combination of rotations or translations. The word...[more]

Fellows seminar - Playing evolution, or learning to live without (really) important proteins

November 24, 2022
From 15:30 until 17:00
MISHA, Strasbourg

By Alexandre Smirnov, 2020 Fellow Everyone has now heard of RNA (ribonucleic acid). It is an essential part of gene expression in all living beings, from bacteria to humans. The existence and...[more]

Meeting - Minoritised? Stigmatised populations, issues and forms of re-recognition in France

From November 24, 2022 until November 25, 2022
From 09:00 until 15:30
Salle de conférence, MISHA, Strasbourg

In France, the issue of minority groups seems to be more instrumentalized than truly addressed. It struggles to find a place in both public and academic spaces. In both cases, the spectre of...[more]

France 2030