“Current developments in primate gesture research”
in connection with the 4th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies
Gesture – Evolution, Brain, and Linguistic Structures
Freie Universitaet Berlin, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
July 24, 2010
- Jan van Hooff, "Gestures, postures and the dynamics of
movement: What others make of it". University of Utrecht,
Utrecht, the Netherlands.
- William D. Hopkins, "Cognitive and neuroanatomical correlates of gestures in captive chimpanzees". Yerkes Primate Research Center, Atlanta, USA.
- David Leavens, "Idols of the theatre: False demonstrations of human uniqueness in gestural signalling". University of Sussex, Sussex, UK.
- Tim Racine, "Do primates share intentions with others when they gesture?". Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.
- Sherman Wilcox,
"Hands and faces: What a signed language linguist would like to learn
from primate gesture research". University of New Mexico, Albuquerque,
- Cat Hobaiter, "How do wild chimpanzees acquire gestures?". University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland.
- Mark Laidre, "Monkey gestural communication: what do mandrills have to say?". Princeton University, Princeton, USA.
- Christel Schneider, "A comparative analysis of early
gestural communication in the four non-human great ape species". Freie
Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
- Nicole Scott, "A call for conformity: Gesture studies in human and
non-human primates". University of Roehampton, Roehampton, UK.
- Sebastian Tempelmann, "Apes’ assessment of a
human’s adequacy as food giver and the role of the attentional
state". Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
€ 60 (€ 30 students)
To register, please use the online registration form.
Simone Pika, University of Manchester, UK email: simone.pika (at) manchester.ac.uk;
phone: +44 161 275 2571
Katja Liebal, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany email: katja.liebal (at) fu-berlin.de
Primate Gesture Center