ZiF Workshops 2009

January February March | April May June | July August September | October November

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January 8 - 9 "Ethnicities Under (Visual) Construction: Workshop on Communication Analysis"
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Sebastian Thies (Bielefeld)
January 30 Laureate's Colloquium with Quentin Skinner
  Véronique Zanetti, Michaela Rehm (both Bielefeld)
February 25 - 27 Gesture in Embodied Communication and Human-Computer Interaction
  Stefan Kopp (Bielefeld), Ipke Wachsmuth (Bielefeld)
March 6 - 7 All the World's a Stage...
Concepts of Audience-Dependent Performance in Science and Humanities
  Silke Kipper (Berlin)
March 6 - 7 The Revitalization and Invention of Tradition. Deconstruction and Reconstruction of
Religious Sites and Rites in Post-Socialist China
Xiaobing Wang-Riese (München)
March 11 - 13 Educational Careers. Self-definitions and external definitions in early modern times
  Juliane Jacobi (Potsdam), Jean-Luc Le Cam (Brest), Hans-Ulrich Musolff (Bielefeld)
March 16 - 18 Mediating Ethnic Identity in the Americas: Ethnic Filmmaking and Film Politics in
Globalizing Markets
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Sebastian Thies (Bielefeld), Libia Villazana (Bielefeld)
March 18 - 20 EthniCities: Metropolitan Cultures and Ethnic Identities in the Americas
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Martin Butler (Essen), Jens Gurr (Bielefeld /Essen), Olaf Kaltmeier (Bielefeld)
April 1 - 3 Functioning and Failure of Adaptive Biological Networks
  Thilo Gross (Dresden), Kay Hamacher (Darmstadt)
April 15 - 17 Interdisciplinary Research in Law and Jurisprudence - Inside and Outside
  Michael Anderheiden, Stephan Kirste (both Heidelberg)
April 29 - 30 Smuggling as a way of living? Economic strategies and social processes on the
periphery of the EU. A case study of the Polish-Russian borderland
  Mathias Wagner (Bielefeld), Wojciech Łukowski (Warschau), Ulrich Mai (Bielefeld)
May 5 - 7 Selling EthniCity: Urban Cultural Politics in the Americas
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
Olaf Kaltmeier (Bielefeld)
May 14 - 16 Transformation of the Working World.
  Franz Schultheis (St. Gallen), Michael Gemperle (St. Gallen), Berthold Vogel (Hamburg)
May 18 - 20 Cornbread and Cuchifritos: Ethnic Identity Politics, Transnationalization, and
Trans-culturation in American Urban Popular Music
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Wilfried Raussert (Bielefeld), Michelle Habell-Pallán (Seattle)
May 25 - 30 Science and Values: The Politicisation of Science
(ESF-ZiF-Bielefeld Tagung)
  Martin Carrier, Peter Weingart (beide Bielefeld)
June 4 - 5 Pragmatic Hermeneutics?
  Matthias Buschmeier (Bielefeld), Lydia Goehr (New York), Espen Hammer (Oslo/Philadelphia, PA)
June 17 - 19 Buildings: Technologies or Interactions?
  Exploring the Intersections Between Architectural Theory and the Social Sciences
  Michael Guggenheim (Zürich)
June 29 - July 1 Beyond Borders: Reconceptualizing Fine Lines, Fences, and Frontiers in the Americas
(ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  María Herrera-Sobek (Santa Barbara), Josef Raab (Duisburg / Essen)
July 9 - 11 What are concepts/terms?
  Hans-Johann Glock (Zürich), Dietmar von der Pfordten (Göttingen)
July 10 - 11 Menschenwürde und Menschenbild - eine Bestandsaufnahme
(Preparatory ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Eric Hilgendorf (Würzburg), Jan Joerden (Frankfurt/Oder), Felix Thiele (Bad-Neuenahr-Ahrweiler)
July 22 - 25 Multiculturalism and Beyond: Cultural Hybridity, Plural Identities, and Identity Politics
in the Americas
(Concluding ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Sebastian Thies (Bielefeld), Olaf Kaltmeier (Bielefeld), Josef Raab (Duisburg / Essen)
July 29 - August 1 Hearing Aids Communication in Denmark, Finland, Germany and the USA
  Maria Egbert (Sonderborg), Elizabeth Keating (Austin)
August 25 - 27 Bio-Imaging - 4. CeBiTec-Symposium
  Karsten Niehaus, Armin Gölzhäuser, Tim Nattenkemper, Markus Sauer (alle Bielefeld)
September 1 - 11 Complexity, Mathematics and Socio-Economic Problems
Tanya Araújo (Lissabon), Ludwig Streit (Bielefeld / Funchal), Ruí Vilela Mendes (Lissabon)
September 2 - 4 Konstruktion und Vollzug. Zur Präzisierung des ästhetischen Verstehens
  Joh. Nikolaus Schneider (Ahaus), Hans Lösener (Münster)
September 9 - 11 John Dewey on Democracy, State, and Modernity
  Emanuel Richter (Aachen), Hans Joas (Erfurt), Dirk Jörke (Greifswald)
October 13 - 15 Goals and Behavior
How goals, preferences and values influence cognition and action
  Matthias Brand (Duisburg), Christian Fiebach (Heidelberg)
October 15 - 17 New Methods of Medical Technology and its Ethical Implications
(Opening ZiF Research Group Workshop)
  Eric Hilgendorf (Würzburg), Jan Joerden (Frankfurt/Oder), Felix Thiele (Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler)
October 20 - 23 Evaluating R & D Collaboration Networks in Europe
  Philippe Blanchard (Bielefeld), Josef Fröhlich (Wien), Ludwig Streit (Bielefeld / Funchal), Mattias Weber (Wien)
October 29 - 31 Knowledge and Performance in the Perception of Objects and Living Beings
  Albert Newen (Bochum), Gary Bente (Köln), Ulrike Pompe (Bochum), Kai Vogeley (Köln)
November 23 - 25 The Extended Mind Thesis in Theory and Applications
  Holger Lyre (Bielefeld), Ipke Wachsmuth (Bielefeld), Sven Walter (Osnabrück)