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Foundations of Neuromusicology: Symposium
Ghent, June 1997

      



Symposium: FOUNDATIONS OF NEUROMUSICOLOGY ******************************************** June 13th 1997 University of Ghent Seminar of Musicology Blandijnberg 2, Room 226 B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
The symposium is a meeting of the Research Society for Foundations of Music Research (sponsered by the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders, Belgium). The activities of the Research Society aim to create a platform for interdisciplinary music research at a post-doctoral level. Responsable is Prof. Dr. M. Leman, Dept. of Art, Music and Theatre Sciences, Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music (IPEM), University of Ghent. Lectures start at 10 h: Speakers (All lectures are in English): * Robert Zatorre (McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, McGill Univ., Montreal): "Brain imaging studies of musical perception and musical imagery" * Mari Tervaniemi (Cognitive Brain Research Unit, Univ. of Helsinki): "Sensory memory for musical sounds" * Petr Janata (Dept. of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, Univ. ofChicago): "Understanding the activation of human cortex by auditory images: a perspective derived from recording the brain electrical activity of musicians performing musical imagery tasks" * Mireille Besson (Centre de Recherche en Neursciences Cognitives, CNRS, Marseille): "The musical brain: neural substrates of music perception" * Paul Deltenre (Evoked Potentials Lab., Brussels Free University): title of lecture to be specified The most recent information about the symposium can be found at the WWW-site: http://next.rug.ac.be/nfwo/meeting3.html Registration is necessary, but free of any charge, contact: IPEM - Dept. of Art, Music and Theatre Sciences University of Ghent, Blandijnberg 2, B-9000 Ghent (Belgium) Tel.: +32 9 264.41.25 - Fax: +32 9 264.41.81 E-mail: Dirk.Moelants@rug.ac.be __________________________________________________________ Next Meeting: Musicological Foundations for "All that Music" - October 1997