February 20th – February 26th, 2015 Freiburg
Artistic and scientific research on movement (disorder): Sharing projects and interdisciplinary perspectives

Friday, February 20th Welcome
14:00 Arrival and welcome at Stadthotel Freiburg Introduction and gathering of participants
19:15 Stadthotel, Lobby: Meeting point for Dinner

Saturday, February 21st Introductions
Presentation of Störung/הפרעה (Oliver Müller, Josef Mackert)
Presentation of participating students and their project ideas Presentation of participating dancers (Yasmeen Godder, Monica Gillette)
Presentation of the documentary film project (Maya Rothschild)

12:00-13:15 Neural Decoding – Towards brain-machine interfaces
Ad Aertsen, University of Freiburg

14:00-15:00 “Balance” in neurological diseases
Christoph Maurer, University Medical Center

Internal gathering of choreographers/dancers
Internal gathering of junior scientists

17:30-18:30 Reception by the City of Freiburg with the Israeli cultural attaché, Freiburg City Hall
18.30 Reception Theater Freiburg, Winterer Foyer
19:30 Il trovatore (Verdi) Premiere night at Theater Freiburg

Sunday, February 22nd Methodology
10:00-12:30 Thematic dance class: Balance

14:30-16:00 Various Approaches to Artistic Research
Monica Gillette and Josef Mackert, Theater Freiburg
Panel discussion Artistic Research with Yasmeen Godder, Itzik Giuli (Yasmeen Godder Company), Sara Houston (University of Roehampton) and Oliver Müller (University of Freiburg)

16:00-18:30 Interdisciplinary group work: Methodological reflection

Monday, February 23rd Project Themes
11:00-12:30 Thematic dance class: Balance (with people with Parkinson’s)

14:00-15:00 Reflection on the dance class by the scientists and dancers

15:30-16:30 Introduction to Deep Brain Stimulation
Volker A. Coenen, University Medical Center

Interdisciplinary group work: Presentation of the monthly themes and outlook for the following months
(guest: Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, University Medical Center)

Tuesday, February 24th Interdisciplinary Perspectives
10:00-12:30 Thematic dance class: Balance

14:30-15:30 Neural signals related to movement and rhythms
Robert Schmidt, University of Freiburg

15:30-16:30 From slow to fast: the effect of vision on rhythmic movements in Parkinson’s disease
Shelly Levy-Tzedek, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Interdisciplinary group work: Monthly themes and joint research projects
(guest: Michael Tangermann, University of Freiburg) Visit of the iEEG and functional neuroimaging lab

Wednesday, February 25th Sharing Research
10:00-12:30 Dance class

14:30-15:30 Dance and contemplative practice: what is being trained?
Marieke van Vugt, University of Groningen

15:30-16:30 Mechanisms underlying movement-emotion interaction and their implications for dance intervention for Parkinson’s disease
Tal Shafir, University of Haifa

16:30-18:30 Interdisciplinary group work: research, collaboration, communication
(guest: Ulrich Egert, University of Freiburg)

Thursday, February 26th Project Presentation
Until 13:00 Preparation time for joint project

14:30-17:00 Discussion of project ideas
(guest: Ulrich Egert, University of Freiburg)

20:00 Duett. Show at Theater Freiburg

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