Halley Lecture Series – 2016 Lecture
SPIRITUALITY AND THE BRAIN
By Dr Iain McGilchrist
Lecture followed by drinks and nibbles
St. Margaret’s Church is delighted to welcome the celebrated author Dr Iain McGilchrist to present its fourth annual lecture, which honours the distinguished Astronomer Royal, Edmond Halley. Dr Iain McGilchrist is author of the ground-breaking book, The Master and his Emissary: the Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World (Yale 2009), acclaimed as ‘a dazzling masterpiece’. An original thinker, Dr Gilchrist has a wide range of publications, embracing literature, philosophy, medicine and psychiatry. He is a former Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and former Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, London, and has been a Research Fellow in neuroimaging at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore.
Ticket: £10.00, concessionary tickets available for students and young people.
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