Re: [xmca] Another Conference

From: Volker.hippie (Volker.hippie@tele2adsl.dk)
Date: Fri Jan 19 2007 - 08:48:37 PST


You are welcome.

Sometimes pictures tell more or another story.

If you have real player on your computer, you can watch a film about
Moskva here http://hjem.tele2adsl.dk/Volker/110.rm ,

and about Zdravo da ste (Hi Neighbor, with Paul Murray (U.K.) and Lois
Holzman (US)) http://hjem.tele2adsl.dk/Volker/zdravodaste.rm

Volker

Mike Cole skrev:
> Thats GREAT Volker!!
>
> Both the general news AND your very interesting paper are valuable
> resources for us.
> mike
>
> On 1/18/07, *Volker.hippie* < Volker.hippie@tele2adsl.dk
> <mailto:Volker.hippie@tele2adsl.dk>> wrote:
>
> Mike asks for /to send reports if they attend any of these
> interesting conferences.
> /
> I have been to two fine conferences in November and December 2006,
> related to this list and Vygotsky.
>
> The first one was the "*7th international Vygotsky memorial
> conference*", 14th to 17th of November, in Moscow, with
> participants from the US (Dot Robinson was one of the persons
> working very hard and all the time to make all possible), from
> Brazil, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, and Denmark, and
> many more...
>
> A celebration, together with the youth, the young students of
> Moscow University was one of the highlights, workshops about "the
> Golden Key Schools" and a speech by Elena Kravtsova, the
> granddaughter of Vygotsky, were others. The "*International
> Vygotsky Society*" was founded, - preparing the conference next
> year, about roleplay.
> Interesting for me was the expression, the term /"non-classical"
> psychology/, which I had not met in the way expressed here in Moscow.
>
> For me it seems that Moscow wants to connect to the world and show
> an openness to all kind of "new" and more performative forms of
> expressing the work of Vygotsky, though they at the same time want
> to demonstrate, that the roots of cultural historical dialectical
> psychology is in Russia. My paper at the conference, if you are
> interested, is here:
> http://hjem.tele2adsl.dk/Volker/Performing%20Vygotskyc2.html
> <http://hjem.tele2adsl.dk/Volker/Performing%20Vygotskyc2.html>
>
> ...
>
> The other event, symposium, workshop was my participation in the
> annual meeting of the Serbian - Bosnian (RS)- NGO-organisation,
> "*Hi Neighbor" *- together with friends from Macedonia, Kosovo,
> US, U.K. and Japan...
> Here I always, every year, meet fantastic people, celebrating the
> Vygotskian play or performance, where young and old, together,
> perform /a head taller than they are/. Workshops where
> participants, together, while acting, without talking, make pieces
> of theater.
> There are speeches, a kind of symposium, with more theoretically
> and/or empiric topics, in combination with play and practice.
> The atmosphere is very special, - it is for me a/ zone for nearby
> development and friendship/, and that in an way, which I have not
> met other places.
> For me, an oasis of learning for development.
>
> This year was very special. Just some weeks before the annual
> gathering we. the international community of people coming to the
> annual meetings and symposiums at e.g. Banja Luka University, got
> the for us very sad message that our friend, professor Jovan
> Savic, from Banja Luka, one of the founders of "Hi Neighbor", had
> died. Jovan was a very fantastic man, one of the few but so very
> important lights in the beginning of the 90ties, where dark times
> where all around. Jovan believed in Vygotsky, and in working for
> community, people, his many, many students, always helpful, and
> always being able to see the good in the other. He was an
> altruistic man, and therefore it was always wonderful to
> experience to respond to his invitations to come to Banja Luka,
> for to meet students, for to do workshops, for to give a speech
> about Vygotsky, and performance, at his university.
> At the event this year we talked about his life and all the
> wonderful things we have done together with him, - and before and
> after our touching talks, we played and cried, changing between
> thoughtfulness and the performing of a common craziness where we
> were in love with the roles we played together. I dare to call
> these annual meetings for /my zones of nearby possibilities/, and
> this time this possibilities even touched the issue of life and
> death, in a sharing and a performative way.
>
> Therefore, I would like you all to remember professor Jovan Savic,
> from Banja Luka, - who is one of few I know who where able to
> create hope wherever he was.
>
>
> Volker
>
>
> zdravo skrev:
>> I am really glad for this great opportunity to be on XMCA! This kind of
>> experience (perezhivanie, erlebnis, vivencia, dozhivlyay) is invaluable. Yes
>> and I see that getting information and invitations for different
>>
>> conferences all over this globe is a direct offer to make your own free
>> choice and relations. Mike, thanks for forwarding announcement of Conference
>> on Immigrant Children. Lois, thanks for your announcement of Performing the
>>
>> World 4: The Performance of Community and the Community of Performance.
>> I guess, that the chance to learn for development includes different and
>> unknown sources. Even roses could be a source for learning for development -
>>
>> like listening to the song Bread and Roses.
>> With best regards
>> Vesna
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Mike Cole"
>> <lchcmike@gmail.com> <mailto:lchcmike@gmail.com>
>> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu> <mailto:xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
>> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 4:21 AM
>> Subject: Re: [xmca] Another Conference
>>
>>
>>
>>> Amazing!!
>>> All these interesting meetings. If only I was independently rich and not
>>> working
>>> 70 hours a week!!
>>>
>>> What XMCA-o-phants can do that would be really helpful is to send reports
>>>
>> if
>>
>>> they attend any of these
>>> interesting conferences to xmca so we could at least learn vicariously
>>>
>> when
>>
>>> we have time to stop and
>>> look and and smell the roses.
>>> mike
>>>
>>> On 1/17/07, Lois Holzman
>>> <lholzman@eastsideinstitute.org> <mailto:lholzman@eastsideinstitute.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> While we're on a conference announcing role, here's another:
>>>>
>>>> Performing the World 4
>>>> The Performance of Community and the Community of
>>>> Performance
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14, 2007,
>>>>
>>>> Tarrytown House, Tarrytown,
>>>> NY
>>>> Proposals Due March 15, 2007
>>>>
>>>> Performing the World 4 recognizes, celebrates and interrogates the
>>>>
>> growing
>>
>>>> global performance movement and its relationship to community
>>>> building--the
>>>> thousands of innovative performance projects taking place in urban
>>>> centers,
>>>> towns and villages the world over, and the researchers, theoreticians
>>>>
>>>>
>> and
>>
>>>> analyzers of what all this ensemble creativity, improvisatory play and
>>>> "stage-making" might mean for human development, the growth of
>>>>
>> communities
>>
>>>> and social change.
>>>>
>>>> The weekend conference will bring together performers, educators,
>>>>
>> artists,
>>
>>>> scholars and researchers, psychologists and therapists, health and
>>>>
>> helping
>>
>>>> professionals, business professionals, youth workers, social
>>>> entrepreneurs,
>>>> activists, and community organizers to showcase innovative practice and
>>>> scholarship and provide a rich context for learning and performing
>>>>
>>>> together.
>>>>
>>>> A sampling of conversational themes , panels, workshops and
>>>>
>> performances:
>>
>>>> Performance as a Community Building Methodology
>>>> Postmodern Creativity and Performance
>>>> Knowing, Not Knowing and Performing
>>>> Performance as Metaphor
>>>> Performance as a Way of Life
>>>> The Therapeutics of Performance
>>>>
>>>> The Creativity of the Group, Ensemble and Community
>>>> Theatre and Community
>>>> The Creativity of Improvisation
>>>> Performing, Improvising and Learning
>>>> The Power of Play
>>>> And more
>>>>
>>>> Fields of Interest:
>>>> Education
>>>>
>>>> Drama in Education
>>>> Psychology and Psychotherapy
>>>> Community Development
>>>> Medicine and Health Care
>>>> Organizational Change, Business
>>>> and Management
>>>> Theatre
>>>> Performance Studies
>>>> Applied Theatre
>>>> Youth Development
>>>>
>>>> Participatory Research and Evaluation
>>>> Political and Community Organizing
>>>> And more
>>>>
>>>> Proposals, instructions and forms for submitting proposals, due March
>>>>
>> 15,
>>
>>>> 2007, can be viewed and downloaded at www.performingtheworld.org <http://www.performingtheworld.org>
>>>> <http://www.performingtheworld.org/> .
>>>> Performing the World 4 is sponsored by the East Side Institute for Group
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>> Short Term Psychotherapy, 920 Broadway, 14th floor, New York, NY, 10010.
>>>> Tel. 212.941.8906, Fax 212.941.0511,
>>>> www.eastsideinstitute.org <http://www.eastsideinstitute.org>
>>>> <http://www.eastsideinstitute.org/>
>>>> Convening Committee
>>>> Dan Friedman (The Castillo Theatre and Youth OnStage!,
>>>> NYC)
>>>> Lois Holzman (East Side Institute for Group and Short Term
>>>> Psychotherapy, NYC)
>>>> Sheila McNamee (University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH)
>>>> Fred Newman (East Side Institute for Group and Short Term Psychotherapy,
>>>> NYC)
>>>>
>>>> Environment
>>>> Performing the World 4 will be held at the Tarrytown House in Tarrytown,
>>>> New
>>>> York, 24 miles north of Manhattan. The Tarrytown House is situated
>>>>
>> amidst
>>
>>>> wooded bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Built in the late 1800s as a
>>>> country estate, it offers all the facilities and amenities of the 21st
>>>> century. Accommodations include cable TV, phone and Internet access, and
>>>>
>>>> use
>>>> of the fitness center, indoor pool, and tennis courts. The Tarrytown
>>>>
>> House
>>
>>>> is surrounded by miles of jogging and walking trails.
>>>>
>>>> Lois
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> From: Mike Cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> <mailto:lchcmike@gmail.com>
>>>>> Reply-To: <mcole@weber.ucsd.edu> <mailto:mcole@weber.ucsd.edu>, "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity"
>>>>>
>>>>> <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu> <mailto:xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>
>>>>> Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2007 17:27:50 -0800
>>>>> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca@weber.ucsd.edu> <mailto:xmca@weber.ucsd.edu>,
>>>>>
>> Laboratory
>>
>>>> of
>>>>
>>>>> Comparative Human Cognition Internal List <lchc@weber.ucsd.edu> <mailto:lchc@weber.ucsd.edu>
>>>>> Subject: [xmca] Fwd: Conference on Immigrant Children ~ Call for
>>>>>
>> Papers
>>
>>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>>> From: Susan Chuang <schuang@uoguelph.ca> <mailto:schuang@uoguelph.ca>
>>>>> Date: Jan 17, 2007 2:54 PM
>>>>> Subject: Conference on Immigrant Children ~ Call for Papers
>>>>> To: mcole@weber.ucsd.edu <mailto:mcole@weber.ucsd.edu>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi Dr. Cole:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Happy New Year!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> With the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition,
>>>>>
>>>> University of
>>>>
>>>>> Guelph, I am organizing a conference on immigrant children from around
>>>>>
>>>> the
>>>>
>>>>> world entitled, *On New Shores: Understanding Immigrant Children.*
>>>>>
>>>> Guelph is
>>>>
>>>>> located 1 hour from Toronto. The conference will be *Thursday, Friday,
>>>>> October 25 26, 2007*.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Currently, we have many committed scholars who will be discussing
>>>>>
>> their
>>
>>>>> work. They include: John Berry, Raymond Buriel, Natasha Cabrera, Ruth
>>>>>
>>>> Chao,
>>>>
>>>>> Xinyin Chen, Scott Coltrane, Roberto DeAnda, David Este, Andrew
>>>>>
>> Fuligni,
>>
>>>>> Cynthia Garcia Coll (maybe), Uwe Gielen, Jacqueline Goodnow, Donald
>>>>> Hernandez, Heather Keller, Leon Kuczynski, Susan Lollis, Robert
>>>>>
>> Moreno,
>>
>>>> Ross
>>>>
>>>>> Parke, James Rodriguez, Carola Suarez-Orozco, and Catherine
>>>>>
>>>> Tamis-LeMonda.
>>>>
>>>>> Also, Vivian Tseng and Tom Weisner from the William T. Grant
>>>>>
>> Foundation
>>
>>>> will
>>>>
>>>>> be presenting on behalf of the foundation.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to take this opportunity to extend the *Call for Papers*
>>>>>
>> to
>>
>>>> you
>>>>
>>>>> and your colleagues. There are two types of presentations paper and
>>>>> poster. I hope that you will be interested in presenting your work OR
>>>>> attending the conference. Please email Dr. Susan Chuang at
>>>>>
>>>>> schuang@uoguelph.ca <mailto:schuang@uoguelph.ca> for submission rules and forms. To ensure
>>>>>
>>>> opportunities
>>>>
>>>>> for discussion and involvement from the audience, the conference is
>>>>>
>>>> limited
>>>>
>>>>> to a total of 250 individuals.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> If you have any questions or comments, please contact me via email (
>>>>>
>>>>> schuang@uoguelph.ca <mailto:schuang@uoguelph.ca>) or by phone: 519-824-4120, ext. 58389.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I look forward to hearing from you and hopefully you will be a part of
>>>>>
>>>> this
>>>>
>>>>> exciting conference!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Susan Chuang
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Susan S. Chuang, Ph.D.
>>>>> Assistant Professor
>>>>> Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition
>>>>> University of Guelph
>>>>> Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
>>>>>
>>>>> CANADA
>>>>>
>>>>> Voice: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58389
>>>>> Fax: (519) 766-0691
>>>>>
>>>>> schuang@uoguelph.ca <mailto:schuang@uoguelph.ca>
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