Body language and nonverbal communication - John Eccles Foundation Annual Symposium

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Date: 26 November 2022 / 09:00 - 13:00

The annual symposium of the John Eccles Foundation will be held on Saturday, 26 November 2022, from 9 am to 1 pm at Centro Monte Verità in Ascona. It will also be possible to follow the symposium through the Zoom platform.

Opening remarks will be given by Prof. Dr med. Claudio L. Bassetti, President of the John Eccles Foundation with introductory remarks by Prof. Dr. med Werner Strik (Member of the Board of the John Eccles Foundation).

Two sessions will follow with the following speakers:

  • Luca Cecchetti, Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca: Saper leggere ciò che provano e pensano gli altri: la Teoria della Mente.
  • Sebastian Walther, University Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bern. The lecture will be given by Professor Strik in Italian: Hand gestures in psychiatric disorders. When communication becomes difficult.
  • Fabio Minazzi, University of Insubria, Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences: L’umanesimo digitale e il problema epistemologico della percezione.

Suggestioni fenomenologiche trascendentali.

  • Theoretical-practical Lecture Performance.

On body language and non-verbal communication in the performing arts.

Richard Emanuel Weihe, Accademia Teatro Dimitri, Verscio

Wilson Raúl Vargas Torres, Accademia Teatro Dimitri, Verscio

Attached please find the final detailed programme of the symposium, which will take place from 9 am to 1:30 pm

Participation is free of charge. You can register by sending an email to [email protected]

More information can be found on the Foundation's website