Symposiet Brain and Culture II 2017

 

Brain and Culture II symposium
In honour of Georg Klein

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Date: May 17, 2017
Time: 09.30-16.30
Place: Aula Medica, Nobels väg 6, Karolinska Institutet (How to find it)
Contact: Louise von Essen

 

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9:30 – 9:35 Welcome – prof Karin Dahlman-Wright, Vice Chancellor, Karolinska Institutet.

9:35 – 9:40 Musical prelude: Fanfare. Trumpet ensemble, Lilla Akademien.

9:40 – 10:30 Profs Antonio Damasio and Hanna Damasio: The Biological Roots of the Cultural Mind.

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10:30 – 11:00 Coffee

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11:00 – 11:10 Musical interlude: Improvisation. Joakim Milder, saxophone; Alexander Zethson, piano.

11:10 – 11:20 prof Ingemar Ernberg: Georg Klein.

11:20 – 12:10 First Georg Klein Lecture. Prof Mihály Csíkszentmihályi: Flow and the Quality of Life.

12:10 – 12:20 Musical interlude: Olivier Messiaen, Le Merle Noire. Sharon Bezaly von Bahr, flute; Fredrik Ullén, piano.

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12:20 –13:30 Lunch

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13:30 – 13:40 Musical interlude: Improvisation. Joakim Milder, saxophone; Alexander Zethson, piano.

13:40 – 14:30 Prof Laurel Trainor: Music that Moves Us: Rhythm, Beat, Expectation, Prediction and Interpersonal Synchronization.

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14:30 – 15:00 Coffee

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15:00 – 16:00 Panel Discussion, The Cultural Brain. Moderator: prof Gunnar Bjursell.

16:00 – 16:10 Musical postlude: Francis Poulenc, Cantilena from Sonata for Flute and Piano.
Sharon Bezaly von Bahr, flute; Fredrik Ullén, piano.

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