29th Nov 2018: Mind Management Workshop; Learn and Explore the Realistic Benefits of Mindfulness, Meditation and Self Hypnosis for Managing Your Mind by Leon Paterson

Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talk starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialise and get involved in a discussion on psychology and behaviour modelling…


Title of talk:

Mind management workshop – Learn and explore the realistic benefits of mindfulness, meditation and self hypnosis for managing your mind.
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Mindfulness: The Importance of Being in the Moment by Joel White

Mindfulness is a term that seems to be appearing everywhere at this moment in time. Its plastered across bill boards, the media are talking about, many famous people are practicing ‘mindfulness’, and even the Queen herself has been practicing becoming more ‘mindful’. But what is mindfulness and what are its benefits? Also how do you apply it to your life in a simple and easy way? Well let me perhaps help you with this and by the time you have read the rest of this article you too can become more ‘mindful’.
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Podcast: Digital Culture, Mindfulness and Existential Threat by Nadine Andrews

Many scholars have written about the relationship in the West between humans and nature, and humans and technology, emphasising the continuing influence of Cartesian duality on modern political and economic discourse. Some authors have been speculating about the effects of digital culture, for example Sherry Turkle ‘Alone Together’, Jaron Lanier ‘You are not a gadget’ and Noreen Herzfeld ‘Technology and Religion: Remaining human in a co-created world’. Read more…

12th Sept 2013: Digital Culture, Mindfulness and Existential Threat by Nadine Andrews

digital culture

Manchester Ragged University invites you to come along to the Castle Hotel for some food and a talk with Nadine

Name of speaker and subject:

Nadine Andrews

Title of talk:

Digital culture, mindfulness and existential threat

Bullet points of what you would like to cover:

•    The technoscience project of modernity: notion of no limits and dominance over nature
•    Human-nature relationship: the Anthropocene age
•    Gadgets – mindfulness and mindlessness and perceptions of permanence
•    (Dis)regulation and (dis)harmony
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