24th International Interdisciplinary Seminar

Science and Society

Artificial Intelligence, Humanity, and the Image of God, 1st session
Zoom-meeting IIS-2022-1 (Friday 7th January and Saturday 8th January, 2022)

Online event, January 7th, 2022 (4.45 pm – 6.45 pm).

Organized by: The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS)


Ilyas Khan and Anna Pearson, Cambridge Quantum Computing, argue that Artificial Intelligence enhanced with Quantum Computing will be able to process Natural Languages and perform other tasks even better than humans can do. So, “capabilities” may no longer be firm basis to found the dignity of humankind and the human person. Which principle should we invoke instead?


Online event, January 8th, 2022 (10.30 am – 12.00 noon (London time).

Organized by: The Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS)


According to Robin DunbarProf of the University of Oxford, the centrepiece of the Neolithic is “the invention” of “mechanisms” that “allowed people to live together without killing each other”. Can the prohibition of murder in Genesis 9:3-6 be considered one of the “mechanisms” Dunbar refers to?



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Please send an e-mail to suarez.antoine@gmail.com with a short description of your motivation and academic background, and giving the name of the person who recommended you this meeting.

As the number of participants is limited, we might not be able to accept all applications for this meeting.