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Marius Zipf

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Program of "Knowledge and Action"

Wednesday, June 16
Thursday, June 17
Friday, June 18
Saturday, June 19

Wednesday, June 16, 2010


 

Lunch

Welcome Address and Introduction into the Symposium
Peter Meusburger (Geography), University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Session 1: Basic Considerations on Knowledge & Action
Chair: Peter Gollwitzer (Psychology), University of Konstanz (Germany)

How Much Knowledge is Necessary for Action?
Joachim Funke (Psychology), University of Heidelberg (Germany)

No Knowledge without Action? Lessons from Infant Research
Sabina Pauen (Psychology), University of Heidelberg (Germany)

Coffee Break

The Knowledgeable Actor – a Necessary Fiction?
Wolfgang Schluchter (Sociology), University of Heidelberg (Germany)

General Discussion

 

Thursday, June 17, 2010


 

Session 2: From Cognition to Action
Chair: Ariane Berthoin Antal (International Relations), Social Science Research Center Berlin (Germany)

Planning and the Control of Action
Peter Gollwitzer (Psychology), University of Konstanz (Germany)

How Representations of Knowledge Shape our Actions
Ralph Hertwig(Psychology), University of Basel (Switzerland)

Coffee Break

Cognitive Niches: An Ecological Model of Emergent Strategy Selection
Julian Marewski (Psychology), Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Germany)

General Discussion

Lunch

Session 3: The Psychology of Knowledge & Action
Chair: Peter Gärdenfors (Cognitive Science), Lund University (Sweden)

Reflection and Impulse as Determinants of Human Behavior
Fritz Strack (Psychology), University of Würzburg (Germany)

Experimental Evidence for Unconscious Mechanism in Action Planning
Manfred Spitzer (Psychiatry), Ulm University Hospital (Germany)

Coffee Break

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Hannah Monyer (Neurobiology), Heidelberg University Hospital (Germany)

General Discussion

 

Friday, June 18, 2010


 

Session 4: Mobility, Knowledge & Action
Chair: Huib Ernste (Geography), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

The Decision to Move: Being Mobile and Being Rational in Comparative Anthropological Perspective
Thomas Widlok (Anthropology), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

Relocation Trajectories and the Making and Remaking of Place
Graham Rowles (Gerontology), University of Kentucky (USA)

Coffee Break

General Discussion

Lunch

Session 5: The Spatial Dimension of Knowledge & Action I
Chair: Thomas Widlok (Anthropology), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

So What Do You Do? Experimenting with Space for Social Creativity
Ariane Berthoin Antal (International Relations), Social Science Research Center Berlin (Germany) &
Victor Friedman (Sociology), Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel (Israel)

Discussion

Using Conceptual Spaces to Model, Actions, Events and the Semantics of Verbs
Peter Gärdenfors (Cognitive Science), Lund University (Sweden)

Coffee Break

General Discussion

 

Saturday, June 19, 2010


 

Session 6: The Spatial Dimension of Knowledge & Action II
Chair: Alexander G. Welzl (Economics), ECONOMICA - Institute of Economic Research (Austria)

Spatial Relations, Action, and the Constitution of Socio-Cultural Realities
Benno Werlen (Geography), University of Jena (Germany)

Perverse Expertise and the Social Unconscious in the Making of Financial Crisis
Richard Peet (Geography), Clark University (USA)

Coffee Break

Mapping the Residence of Power
Gunnar Olsson (Geography), Uppsala University (Sweden)

Final Discussion: Perspectives on Future Research on Knowledge and Action

Lunch

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