Spring School 2019 “Language & Music in Cognition”, Cologne

Dear all,
we are happy to announce our spring school of “Language and Music in Cognition” taking place in Cologne, Germany, from February 2nd to 8th, 2019.

If you wish to participate in this spring school, please apply until November 30th, 2018.
For more details, please visit our homepage:
http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38531.html?&L=1 <http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38531.html?&L=1>

Important details are also summarized below.

Best regards,
Rie Asano

Organization committee
Language and Music in Cognition, Cologne, Germany

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Event title: Spring School “Language and Music in Cognition”
Location: University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Dates: February 2nd – 8th, 2019
Webpage: http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38531.html?&L=1 <http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38531.html?&L=1>
Language: English
Application Deadline: November 30th, 2018 23:59 (UTC+1, Central European Time)

Overview:
“Language and Music in Cognition” is an international spring school held from February 2nd to 8th, 2019 at University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany. The spring school is open for Bachelor and Master students, PhD students, and Post-doc researchers. Participation in the spring school is free of charge.

If you are interested in participating in this spring school, please submit your application (motivation letter and CV) until November 30th, 2018.
You can find information about the application process here:
http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38573.html?&L=1 <http://musikwissenschaft.phil-fak.uni-koeln.de/38573.html?&L=1>

This spring school offers lectures given by experts in different research areas. The topics include:
–         Marr’s three levels and Tinbergen’s four questions;

–         Syntax, prosody, and dance;

–         Human neurogenetics and comparative genomics;

–         Evo-devo and niche construction;

–         Action and social cognition;

–         Computational neurocognitive modeling.

In addition to the lectures, there will be workshops, group work sessions, discussion sessions, and a poster session. Applicants are invited to contribute their own work to the poster session. An abstract of the poster can be also submitted via the application form until November 30th, 2018.

Confirmed Lecturers:
Michael A. Arbib, Cedric Boeckx, Steven Brown, Simon E. Fisher, Sascha Frühholz, Etienne Koechlin, David Poeppel, Kai Vogeley, Kate E. Watkins, …