Free University of Berlin               December 8, 2017

09.00 am - 

09.30 am


by the hosts Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michaela Sambanis and Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heiner Böttger


09.30 am - 

11.00 am

Lecture and Transfer Discussion I

Prof. Dr. Markus Kiefer (Ulm, DE)


Embodied cognition: The anchoring of thought and language in perceptional and action-oriented experience


11.00 am - 

12.30 pm

Lecture and Transfer Discussion II

Dr. rer. nat. Petra A. Arndt (Ulm, DE)


Writing by hand: An important contribution to the acquisition of a literary language or an outdated cultural technique?


01.30 pm -

03.00 pm

Lecture and Transfer Discussion III

Dr. Sebastian Jentschke (Bergen, NO)


Interactions between language and music


03.00 pm - 

04.30 pm

Lecture and Transfer Discussion IV

Prof. habil. Mag. Ph.D. Julia Festman (Tirol, AU)


About "cognitive advantage," "risk children" and "multilingual resources" ... - Cognition and multilingualism in the context of school

04.30 pm -

05.15 pm



05.15 pm -

05.45 pm

End of Conference