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Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Ben Hurlbut awarded grant from the John Templeton/Boston University Religion and Innovation in Human Affairs program for a new project on "The Transhumanist Imagination"
Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Ben Hurlbut participated in a panel discussion at the Institute for Humanities Research titled "Being Human in a Post-Human World." Click here for more details.
Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Kenneth Mossman publish the edited volume, Building Better Humans? Refocusing the Debate on Transhumanism.
Maxwell Mehlman publishes his latest book Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Human Evolution.
Call for papers for Transhumanism conference sponsored by Lipscomb Univeristy. Issues include Christian doctrine and transhumanism, the relationship of faith and science, or aspects of transhumanism relevant to Christian theology or ethics.
The Transhumanist Imagination: Innovation, Secularization, and Eschatology a workship at Arizona State University on Monday, 9 April 2012.
Artists, engineers, bio scientists, social scientists, story–tellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share at "Emerge: Artists + Scientists Redesign the Future" on March 1-3, 2012.
Hava Samuelson speaks at Arizona State University Faculty Forum "Why Should Transhumanism Matter to Humanists? Making the Case for Interdisciplinarity" on Wednesday, 25 January 2012.
Hava Samuelson speaks at Emory Neuroscience Program's second annual Neuroethics symposium "Brain Enhancement: Can we do it? Should we? Who says?" on Monday, 2 May 2011.
"H+ Transhumanism and Its Critics" brings together sixteen of the world’s foremost thinkers to discuss the often heated debate about transhumanism and provides a fruitful field for philosophical and theological inquiry.
Brad Allenby will discuss and sign copies of "The Techno-Human Condition," a new book written with co-author Daniel Sarewitz at 7pm on Monday, May 2nd at Changing Hands Bookstore.
"The Pumpkin or the Tiger? Anticipating the Social Consequences of Emerging Technologies" a lecture by Professor David Guston, Director of the Nanotechnology and Society Program at ASU.
Brad Allenby and Daniel Sarewitz publish their latest book The Techno-Human Condition.
Maxwell Mehlman presents "Can Humanity Survive Evolutionary Engineering?" at the Transforming Humanity Conference.
Hava Samuelson and the Judaism, Science & Medicine Group promote and facilitate a relationship between Judaism and the sciences for the mutual benefit of both.
Philip Clayton speaks on emergence theory and its implications for religion. Listen to the podcast.
Transhumanists respond to papers from last year's workshop in the Feb. 2009 issue of the Global Spiral.
Transhumanism seminar members interviewed for TV program Matter and Beyond. Scroll to “Science and Religion” (Season 5, Episode 2) to view.
Maxwell Mehlman speaks on public policy and human enhancement. Listen to the podcast.
Margaret Wertheim speaks on changing notions of selfhood and space in an age of converging technologies. Listen to the podcast.
The Global Spiral (June 2008) publishes papers from the Spring Workshop on Transhumanism and the Meanings of Progress.