Conferences & External Workshops 2020 – Today

Second Conference of the Second Cohort

Situated Affectivity & Social Understanding

Ruhr University Bochum, 10/12/2021

09:00 – 09:20Arival (Testing)
Beckmanns Hof, Shanghai Room

09:20 – 09:30Welcome

09:30 – 10:45 Keynote
Dr. Lewis Chuang (LMU Munich)
Human Machine Interactions: Mind the Gap


10:45 – 11:00Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:40PhD
Presentation

Shadi Derakhshan (University of Osnabrück)
Head Position as a Robust Prediction for the Technology Acceptance

Model (TAM) in Self-Driving Vehicles – A Large Scale Virtual Reality Study

11:40 – 12:20PhD
Presentation

Felix Schreiber (Ruhr University Bochum)
The Role of Guided Affective Episodic Foresight for Proactive Behavior
in 5-Year Olds

12:20 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 14:45 Keynote
Dr. Daniel Dukes
(University of Fribourg & Swiss Center for the Affective Sciences)
Two illustrations of the explanatory power of emotions

14:45 – 15:00 Coffee Break

15:00 – 15:40PhD
Presentation

Maja Griem (Ruhr University Bochum)
Profiles of Animal Empathy

15:40 – 16:20Postdoc
Presentation

Dr. Julia Wolf (Ruhr University Bochum)
Pretend Play and the Paradox of False Belief Understanding

16:20 – 16:45 Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:00 Keynote
Prof. Simone Shamay-Tsoory (University of Haifa)
The Empathic Brain: The Neural Underpinning of Human Empathy

First Conference of the Second Cohort

Recent Debates in Situated Cognition

02. – 03.07.2021, Osnabrück University

First Conference Day: July 2nd 2021

13:00 – 13:15Introduction & Welcome
13:15 – 14:45Keynote Judith Martens (University of Vienna): Situated Agency:
A Threat or Opportunity for Autonomous Agency?
14:45 – 15:15Break
15:15 – 16:30KeynoteAlbert Newen (Ruhr-University Bochum):
Agency, Intentionality and Moral Responsibility
16:30 – 17:00Break
17:00 – 18:30KeynoteChristine Webb (Harvard University):
Agency: Bridging Science and Ethics
19:30Conference Dinner

Second Conference Day: July 3rd 2021

10:00 – 11:30KeynoteJoanna Raczaszek-Leonardi (University of Warsaw):
Felt movement and agency from the point of view of
ecological psychology
11:30 – 11:45Break
11:45 – 13:15KeynoteAnnemarie Kalis (Utrecht University):
Conceptualizing agency for situated cognition
13:15 – 13:30Closing