Workshop; How do practices of contemplation, art, music and dance influence empathy and compassion?
Welcome to a workshop arranged by the ASG Empathy and Compassion at the Pufendorf IAS, Lund University.
Empathy and compassion are fundamental to society, not least in professions characterized by and dependent on the quality of human interactions. This workshop explores empathy and compassion through the combined lenses of science and arts. How can contemplation, art, music and dance become means of deepening the understanding and enhancing the practices of empathy and compassion?
12.00-13.00 Lunch with introduction
13.00-13.50 Meditation practices enhancing compassion and resilience
Olga Klimecki-Lenz https://olgaklimecki.com/
14.00-14.50 Jazz-based improvisation as a key to empathic listening
Michael Gold https://www.jazz-impact.com/who-we-are
15.30-16.20 Dance expertise modulates sensitivity to affective body movement
Beatriz Calvo Merino https://www.city.ac.uk/about/people/academics/beatriz-calvo-merino#about-link
16.30-17.20 Aesthetic inhabitation stimulating ecologic connectedness
Gry Worre Hallberg https://artsandculturalstudies.ku.dk/staff/?pure=en/persons/248488
Discussants to the four presentations: Philippe Goldin (UC Davis), Anna Lyrevik (Advisor to the vice-chancellor), Katja Woxell (Communication), Max Liljefors (Art history & Visual Studies), Tobias Lund (Odeum)
17.20 - 17.30 Concluding remarks