Empathy in context

Empathy in context

Participants include Shaun Gallagher, Karsten Stueber, Shihui Han, Alessandro Duranti, Jason Throop, Claus Lamm, Andreas Roepstorff, Tobias Schlicht, Joel Krueger, Søren Overgaard, and Dan Zahavi.

Prior registration is not required.
The conference is free and open to all, including students. Welcome!


October 11, 2012

09:00-09:15 Welcome and introduction

09:15-10:45 Alessandro Duranti & Jason Throop (UCLA, USA):
      Empathy and Attentional Pull: A Phenomenological Anthropology of Human Encounters

10:45-12:00 Shaun Gallagher (University of Memphis, USA):
      Empathy and externalism

12:00-13:00 Lunch Break

13:00-14.30 Søren Overgaard & Joel Krueger (University of Copenhagen, Denmark):
      Emotion perception: Direct and contextual

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break

15:00-16:15 Dan Zahavi (University of Copenhagen, Denmark):
      Dissecting the context of empathy: Lipps, Scheler and Stein

October 12, 2012

09:15-10:30 Tobias Schlicht (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany):
      Mirror neurons, social affordances and the limits of empathy

10:30-11:45 Karsten Stueber (Holy Cross, USA):
      Empathic Understanding: Its Scope and Reliability

11:45-12:45 Lunch Break

12:45-14.00 Shihui Han (Peking University, China):
      Understand and share others' emotion in sociocultural context:
      A Brain imaging approach

14:00-14:30 Coffee Break

14:30-15:45 Claus Lamm (Universität Wien, Austria):
      Evidence for the malleability of empathic responses from social neuroscience

15:45-17:00 Andreas Roepstorff (Aarhus University, Denmark):
      What's so emotional about mindfulness?