Challenging Intimacy? Can robots replace humans as intimate partners (talk)

DMU, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences , Reproduction Research Group presents:


Event information/details: There is a growing community of roboticist researchers that are designing machines to be the ‘direct-object’ of a relation, replacing absent humans in areas of companionship, friendship and sex. This talk will explore how intimacy, and what it means to be in relationship with other humans, is changing as a result of new digital social networks, social robots and Artificial Intelligence.

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester, Edith Murphy building, room 4.08 12-1.30pm, 27th January 2016

Registration: If you are interested in attending, please email to confirm your attendance.



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