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Anna Mateja Punstein
Laura Suarsana

Email: knowledgeandspace
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New Videos of the 16th symposium "The Role of Socio-Environmental Settings for Learning and Educational Attainment " (2017) online.

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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)

Discussion


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

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

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

Discussion

 

General Discussion (Session 1)

Closure of Session 1

 

 

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)

Discussion

 

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

Discussion      

Coffee Break

 

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

Discussion

 

General Discussion (Session 2)

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)

Discussion

 

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

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

[Title not yet confirmed]
Hannah Monyer, Neurobiology, Heidelberg University Hospital (Germany)

 

General Discussion (Session 3)

Closure of Session 3

 

 

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)

Discussion

 

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

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

General Discussion (Session 4)

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)

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

General Discussion (Session 5)

Closure of Session 5

 

 

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)

Discussion

 

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

Discussion

Coffee Break

 

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

Discussion

 

Final Discussion (Session 6 and on Perspectives on Future Research on Knowledge and Action)

 

Lunch

End of the Symposium

 

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