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WORLD KNOWLEDGE DIALOGUE 2010


On behalf of the World Knowledge Dialogue scientific committee, we have the privilege to introduce the third edition of the WKD:

INTERDISCIPLINARITY IN ACTION: A PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE OF INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH It is the fruition of the two first World Knowledge Dialogue symposia held in Crans-Montana in 2006 and 2008. Our goal is to foster the development of four interdisciplinary projects, thanks to the support of the Rectorates of the Triangle Azur Universities and the EPFL, within the framework of the WKD. The project leaders are researchers who practice interdisciplinarity in the humanities, creative and performing arts, law, economics, and biomedical and technical sciences. The meeting will enable them to achieve one of their research goals, thus consolidating past research and promoting their future plans. It gives them the opportunity to bring together a team of collaborators with whom to engage in fruitful and focused exchange over the course of three full days in optimal work conditions. The meeting is organized so as to favor intensive work within the groups, alternating with plenary sessions during which each group will present the advancement of its work, thus allowing exchange between different perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches. Lectures given by internationally renowned speakers will be a key element of the meeting, enabling far-reaching reflection on the implemented projects. We are honored that you accepted our invitation and would like to thank you for your commitment to the success of the meeting. Have a pleasant and fruitful stay in Villars-sur-Ollon!

Guillemette Bolens

J茅r么me Billotte

Philippe Moreillon


INTERDISCIPLINARITY IN ACTION: A PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE OF INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH


THE SCOPE An unprecedented three-day interactive program aimed at experimenting with new ways of practicing interdisciplinarity. Participants (experts, post-doctoral fellows, and doctoral students) will be given the opportunity to collaborate towards a concrete goal (see the projects), addressing issues relevant to their research, through a dialogue expressing multifaceted points of view and expertise from the humanities, creative and performing arts, law, economics, and biomedical and technical sciences. The meeting will start with a series of plenary lectures on the status of interdisciplinary research, challenges in global health, and imbalances in world wealth. This will be followed by collaboration in and between four multidisciplinary groups to resolve outstanding problems requiring cooperation. The meeting is expected to set a new standard in interdisciplinary education and research. It is the fruition of the two first World Knowledge Dialogue symposia held in Crans-Montana in 2006 and 2008 (www.wkdialogue.org).

ORGANIZED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF: The Universities of the Triangle Azur, www.triangle-azur.ch - University of Geneva - University of Lausanne and Anthropos scientific committee, - University of Neuchâtel The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL, Lausanne) The Kurt Bosch University Institute (IUKB) The World Knowledge Dialogue Foundation (WKD), created by Rector André Hurst and Professor Francis Waldvogel, and currently presided by Jean-Dominique Vassalli, Rector of the University of Geneva. THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE: Jérôme Billotte, WKD Guillemette Bolens, UNIGE Frédéric Darbellay, IUKB Claire Jaquier, UNINE Philippe Moreillon, UNIL Jean-Dominique Vassalli, UNIGE Martin Vetterli, EPFL


SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2010 14:00

Registration

16:30

Welcome Prof. André Hurst, Switzerland

PLENARY SESSION 1

16:45

The rules of the game Prof. Guillemette Bolens, Switzerland Prof. Philippe Moreillon, Switzerland

17:00

Conjugating the “World Knowledge Dialogue” Prof. Francis Waldvogel, Switzerland

17:30

HIV-related children mortality in South Africa, an example of global disequilibrium Prof. Hoosen Coovadia, South Africa

18:30

Presentation of specific projects

20:00

Dinner

21:15

Informal presentation of the participants

MONDAY 11 OCTOBER 2010 07:30

Breakfast

PLENARY SESSION 2

08:30

Democracy and its ennemies - examining the future of democracy in a globalizing world Prof. Guido Palazzo, Switzerland

09:30

Discussion

10:00

Coffee


10:30

TEAM WORK SESSION 1 - Determine questions

12:30

Lunch

14:00

TEAM WORK SESSION 2 - Organize questions into hierarchy

15:30

Coffee

16:30

TEAM WORK SESSION 3 - Choose materials and methods

18:30

Summary of the day by working teams

19:30

Dinner

21:00

Informal brainstorming

TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2010 07:30

Breakfast

PLENARY SESSION 3

08:30

The view of the anthropologist Prof. Ellen Hertz, Switzerland

09:30

Discussion

10:00

Coffee

10:30

TEAM WORK SESSION 4 - Process data - Organization of information - Discuss findings

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Hiking session


18:30

Summary of the day by working teams

19:30

Dinner

21:00

Informal brainstorming

WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2010 07:30

Breakfast

08:30

TEAM WORK SESSION 5 - Discussion - Synthesis

10:00

Coffee

10:30

TEAM WORK SESSION 6 - Write and edit

12:30

Lunch

14:00

TEAM WORK SESSION 7 - Write and edit

15:30

Coffee

16:00

TEAM WORK SESSION 8 - Prepare final synthesis

18:00

PLENARY SESSION 4 - Result presentations by teams - General discussion

20:00

Farewell dinner

THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER 2010 07:30

Breakfast and departure


Hoosen Coovadia Plenary Session 1 HIV-RELATED CHILDREN MORTALITY IN SOUTH AFRICA, AN EXAMPLE OF GLOBAL DISEQUILIBRIUM

Guido Palazzo Plenary Session 2 DEMOCRACY AND ITS ENNEMIES - EXAMINING THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD

Ellen Hertz Plenary Session 3 THE VIEW OF THE ANTHROPOLOGIST


AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION Dr. Anna Grichting Dr. Saleem Ali Building peace through shared conservation issues has thus far been an underutilized tool and deserves further consideration at a time when the world faces many seemingly intractable conflicts and explicit threats to the environment, and when traditional diplomacy may not be working. The Atlas of Ecological Cooperation is intended as an instrument for peace building in areas of conflict. It is a map-based resource on conflicts with proposed environmentally based solutions, in particular in border areas of conflict zones. A tool with worldwide application, the Atlas aims to present a comprehensive vision of existing and ongoing efforts of peace building based on ecological cooperation and the preservation of biodiversity, and to provide peace-builders critical information to engage these principles in the cause of building trust and peace between parties in conflict. The Atlas of Peace builds on the concept of biocultural diversity as a means to remediate disrupted ecosystems and divided cultural communities in the recreation of zones of diverse ecologies and the reclaiming of the multiplicity of cultures. The Atlas will associate best practices with future visions to show an alternative global map of possible peace zones and transboundary protected areas that will include the Ecuador-Peru Cordilla del Condor, Korea DMZ, Red Sea Marine Peace Park, Iron Curtain Green Belt, the Siachen Glacier (India-Pakistan), amongst others. Applying an ecologist’s view to peace making requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Landscape architects, ecologists, cartographers, policy makers, and security professionals need to be involved to inform this new approach to diplomacy. Ecological cooperation is not always achieved through a top-down approach, but is often initiated through a bottom-up process revealing the resilience of nature in areas of conflict as well as the resistance to conflict of inhabitants on either side of the divide. This will be a pragmatic product and all stakeholders will be considered in drafting these maps. In the form of a web-based digital tool, the Atlas will be updated over time as conditions change and research and practice evolves.


PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Anna Grichting Dr. Anna Grichting is a Swiss Architect, Urbanist and Musician, active in both practice and research. She is particularly interested in the future evolution and transformation of Landscapes of Conflict as areas of Ecological Cooperation and Peace. She began her research and projects on borders in Berlin in 1989, just prior to the fall of the Wall, designing an Ecological Landscape of Memory for the No-Man’s Land of the Wall. She is currently working on a project for a Peace Park in the Green Line Buffer Zone of Cyprus, an application of her doctoral research at Harvard University, and she is collaborating with Dr. Saleem Ali on a digital mapping project entitled “Zones of Peace: An Atlas of Ecological Cooperation”. She is also working on a project for an Ecological Peace Park in the the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and researching other landscapes of conflict including Israel/Palestine, the Mexican US-Border, India-Pakistan, and the Iron Curtain pan-European Green Belt. She has presented her projects and research at international conferences worldwide. Anna holds a Doctor of Design from Harvard University. She has taught Urban Theory and Urban Design studios at the University of Geneva and Harvard, which included organizing student workshops and study trips on the Berlin Wall, the Cyprus Green Line and the Korean Demilitarized Zone. She was a visiting research fellow at the MIT Department of Urban Studies with the Jerusalem 2050 Visioning Project and also developed an Education Initiative with Aga Khan Award for Architecture on the Divided City of Nicosia. Anna’s research on boundaries has been integrated into her practice as an architect and landscape urbanist and also extends to her work as an artist and musician (the Cyprus Chess Boards 2008) and musical recordings and performances (Border Meetings 1999, Sufi Moon 2002 and Mouthpiece for Hydra Spatial Sound Systems 2006-07). She is currently working on a project on the Desert Cultures of Rajasthan, Egypt and Morocco - Desert Bridges - which investigates the cultures of the nomadic peoples and their relations to boundaries. Anna Grichting is a Board Member of Friends of Humanity, an active member of Friends of Nature Cyprus, and is associated with Justice Unlimited, the DZF German Cypriot Forum and the Korea DMZ Coalition. She recently founded DMZ International Research Institute with Professor Kwi Gon Kim of Seoul National University.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Saleem Ali Saleem H. Ali is Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and on the adjunct faculty of Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies and the visiting faculty for the United Nations mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica).His research focuses on the causes and consequences of environmental conflicts and how ecological factors can promote peace. Much of his empirical research has focused on environmental conflicts in the mineral sector. His most recent book is titled “Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future” (Yale University Press). In May 2010, he was chosen by National Geographic as an “emerging explorer.” Dr. Ali is a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas and on the board of International Peace Park Expeditions. He grew up in Lahore, Pakistan and New Bedford, Massachusetts USA. He received his doctorate in Environmental Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.E.S. in environmental law and policy from Yale University, and his Bachelors in Chemistry from Tufts University. Further details about is research can be found at www.saleemali.net or you can follow him on Twitter: saleem_ali

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Mehves Beyidoglu Ă–nen Mehves Beyidoglu Ă–nen holds a MES in European Integration and Regionalism from the University of Graz (Austria), and an ME and BA degrees in International Relations from the Eastern Mediterranean University (Cyprus). Her interest areas include gender issues, ecology, peace education, civic culture, civil society. Between 2004 and 2007, she has worked as consultant at the European Union Coordination Centre in the northern part of Cyprus where Health, Rural Development, Agriculture and Education were her responsibility area for the alignment of the relevant chapters of the EU acquis. Since 2007, Mehves has been working as Freelance Consultant in a variety of projects on peace education, history and geography education in Cyprus, social research methods for children and vocational education. She was also trained as conflict resolution facilitator in San Francisco together with the other group leaders in New Zealand, South Africa, Denmark and the USA, (where there are different kinds of conflicts in these countries including minority problems, poverty and inequality, and racism) through the scholarship of Rockrose Institute, to train the young peacemakers to promote, support and advance non-violent conflict resolution through education, improved communication and a deeper understanding of justice. She has also been working as trainer and consultant under the Civil Society Capacity Building Programme. Within the framework of this programme, she gives training to the Cypriot Civil Society Organisations across the divide on a variety of issues including project cycle management, networking and partnership; monitoring and evaluation; and volunteer management. She also provides consultancy to the CSOs on writing project proposals for the European Union and the United Nations Development Program grants. At the moment, she is involved in a variety of project under POST Research Institute including volunteerism, education for peace and cultural heritage project and peace in action. She also has an activist feminist group in Cyprus and she is the President of Friends of Nature, Cyprus. 14

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Dusan Djordjevic Dusan will be working in the department of Geography as a research assistant on the project Glo-rete, “Globalization and re-territorialization of environmental initiatives in Europe”, and will be developing his doctorate thesis on the topic of articulation of regional and global actor’s strategies and practices in environmental regionalization. Specific field work will concern the Balkans and the Danube basin. Concurrently he is working with UNEP/DEWA/GRID - Europe providing consultancy services for the purpose of initiation and delivery of the Dinaric Arc and Balkans Environment Outlook (DABEO) reporting process. As a Project Coordinator with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), he has worked on promotion of cross-border cooperation in the management and protection of the West Stara Planina Mountain area (Bulgaria/ Serbia Border). This work included coordination of activities at a higher project level on the promotion of networks and exchanges in the countries of South-Eastern Europe (Stability Pact framework/Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation). He has earned his Masters in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management (MESPOM) in the program lead by University of Manchester, Lund University, University of the Aegean and Central European University. He is a graduated Environmental Engineer from the Faculty of Environmental Protection at the University of Niš in Serbia.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Julia Fall Born 1974, British and Swiss nationalities. English, French, Italian, German. 2007 - date Professeure Associée (Associate professor), Département de Géographie, Université de Genève, Suisse 2005 – 2007 RCUK (Research Council) Academic Fellow, Geography Discipline, Faculty of Social Science, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. Spring 2005 Visiting Fellow, Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. 2004 – 2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada 2002 – 2003 Research Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation, Department of Geography, University of Durham, United Kingdom 1998 – 2004 Teaching assistant and doctoral candidate, Department of Geography, University of Geneva, Switzerland, PhD in Social and Economic Sciences, Geography (2003), highest possible distinction. Publications in the following peer-reviewed journals: Political Geography, Progress in Human Geography, Environment and Planning A, Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, GeoJournal, Environmental Conservation, Revue de Géographie Alpine / Journal of Alpine Research, Journal of Sustainable Forestry, Rivista Gazzetta Ambiente Single author book: Fall, J.J. 2005, Drawing the Line: Nature, Hybridity and Politics in Transboundary Spaces, Border Regions Series, Ashgate, Abingdon Edited book: Dubied, A.; Gerber, D.; Fall, J.J. (Eds). 2011, Aux frontières de l’Animal : mises en scènes et reflexivités: Travaux de sciences sociales, Genève/Paris, Droz Board member of the following international journals: Progress in Human Geography, Geographical Review, L’Espace Géographique, l’Espace Politique, EspacesTemps. net, Geographica Helvetica. Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society (with IBG), UK ; Member of the Association of American Geographers, USA.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Thomas Favre-Bulle Thomas Favre-Bulle is a young architect recently graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) with a background in law from the PanthĂŠon Sorbonne University in Paris. His field of interest covers the impact of new technologies in the production process of architecture, and, more generally, the production of the inhabited space by interactions of actors. After studying law in Normandy and architecture in Brittany, he experienced the architectural practice in various offices across Europe, such as the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in Rotterdam, LIN in Berlin, David Cras in Rennes and Pich-Aguilera in Barcelona. He moved to Switzerland to do his master degree in architecture, with a minor in territorial development, completing his Bachelor degree in law in Paris at the same time. For the World Knowledge Dialogue, he has been working on the prototype of the Zones of Peace Digital Atlas with Simon Potier, under the direction of Anna Gritching.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Alana Kakoyiannis is a filmmaker and artist based in Nicosia, Cyprus. Her work ranges from interview-based documentary to abstract, image-dominated experimentalism. She has worked independently to produce several short films that have been broadcast nationally and screened internationally, including Current TV, Raindance Film Festival, Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival and Tribeca Film Festival. Her 2008 film ‘Cosmopolis’ garnered the Grand Jury Prize for Best International Documentary in the Migr@tions Online Festival held by Radio Canada International. Originally from Pennsylvania, she earned her M.F.A from Hunter College, CUNY in Integrated Media Arts and her B.A. in Communications from Denison University. In her professional experience, she has worked with various networks including MTV, NBC and CBS as well as regional film production companies in Greece and Cyprus. Currently she is working as the Technical Officer at the Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC), which is supported by the United Nations Development Program Action for Cooperation and Trust. CCMC opened its doors in late 2009, aiming to establish community media in Cyprus and support local organizations and NGOs in communicating their message to a wider audience. In her capacity as an in house digital media expert she creates videos related to health, the environment, women, youth, and human rights as well as provides training for social activists and youth on digital media tools and technology.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Bessma Mourad EDUCATION Aug 08 – May 10 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, Berkeley, CA Master of Science in Energy and Resources Interdisciplinary focus on water resources and conservation; gender and development; and water and politics. Research assistant to Assistant Professor Isha Ray for preparation of paper on the global water crisis (August – December ’09). Master’s Project: “From Conflict to Peace: Debates on Environmental Security and Peacebuilding”. Sep 99 – Jun 03 - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ, Santa Cruz, CA B.A. (Honors) in Environmental Studies; Minor in Legal Studies Interdisciplinary concentration on water policy and international law. Coursework in environmental policy, international law and politics, and economics. Honors thesis: “Water in Lebanon: Conflict or Cooperation”. EXPERIENCE June 10 – Present - UN ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM POST CONFLICT & DISASTER MANAGEMENT BRANCH, Geneva, Switzerland as Senior Research Assistant Dec 05 – July 08 - GLOBAL FUND FOR WOMEN, San Francisco, CA Program Associate for Middle East and North Africa Nov 03 – April - CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, Oakland, CA as Development Manager (‘05-‘06) & Executive Assistant (‘03-‘05) OTHER EXPERIENCE Jan 10 – May 10 - CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION, San Francisco, CA , Division of Rate Payer Advocates Water Branch Researcher June 09 – Aug 09 - LEAGUE FOR INDEPENDENT ACTIVISTS, Beirut, Lebanon Water Program Researcher Aug 03 – Oct 03 - DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION, Kosrea, Federated States of Micronesia as GIS/GPS Intern

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Simon Potier

From July 2010 Media and Design Laboratory, Pr Jefferey Huang, EPFL, Lausanne. Development of web visualization tools. 2008-2010 MSc in Architecture with Minor in territorial planning, EPFL, Lausanne Diploma project exploring the use of agent-based algorithms for housing typologies generation. 2007-2008 Student architect at Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in Copenhagen, MVRDV inRotterdam and Delugan Meissl Associated Architects in Vienna.

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Pedro Rosabel Pedro Rosabal, born in Havana, Cuba, in 1958, joined IUCN in 1994 where he is Senior Programme Officer of the Global Protected Areas Programme (GPAP). He is a physical geographer, with a Master Degree on Meteorology and Climatology and a Master Degree on Environmental Management with a specialisation on landscape ecology. His professional experience covers cartography and assessment of terrestrial and submarine landscapes, cave’s cartography, land use planning, planning and management of terrestrial and marine protected areas, development and implementation of management plans for protected areas, tourism and ecotourism planning and development, coordination of EIAs studies and negotiation of international and regional agreements. Before joining IUCN he was actively involved in the work of FAO’s Latin American Network of Protected Areas and Wildlife as well as in the activities of the Caribbean Environment Programme of UNEP. His work in IUCN includes preparing technical documents and assessments on protected areas issues, support and networking with the World Commission on Protected Areas, project coordination and management, project development and negotiation, as well as technical and policy input to the CBD process and the UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, including the evaluation of WH nominations and undertaking monitoring missions to World Heritage sites. His regional experience in IUCN covers Latin America and the Caribbean, North Africa and the Middle East, North Eurasia and the Pacific. He is member of the IUCN/World Heritage Panel and of the International Council of Experts of the Institute for Responsible Tourism. He also contributes regularly to master courses on protected areas issues organized by the University of Almeria, the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the International University Menéndez Pelayo.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Anil Soyumert Anil Soyumert is a biologist and researcher in the division of Ecology of the Department of Biology, Hacettepe University, Ankara. She is a specialist in ecology, conservation, wildlife, large mammals and camera-trapping. She participated in the bi-communal study of biodiversity in the Buffer Zone of Cyprus, studying the presence of large and medium-sized mammals in the Buffer Zone, including hares, moufflon, foxes and hedgehogs. Anil is the principal investigator of the Turkish Lynx Project, the very first scientific research project on lynx at the Hacettepe University Biology Department in Turkey, and her team of researchers are studying the lynx population in Turkey’s largest intact forest habitats in the north-west of the country. She has also participated in a camera-trap survey on brown bears in Turkey.

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PROJECT A: AN ATLAS BEYOND BORDERS: ZONES OF PEACE AND ECOLOGICAL COOPERATION

Christalla Yakinthou Christalla Yakinthou specialises in transitional justice and conflict transformation, and is co-country manager of the International Center for Transitional Justice’s Cyprus Program. She holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relations, and a Masters-equivalent diploma in European Public Law from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Academy of European Public Law), where she completed her dissertation under Professor Sabino Cassese. She has taught at Notre Dame University, the University of Western Australia, and the Middle East Technical University, and has consulted for a number of government and non-government organisations. Her areas of research interest include transitional justice and conflict transformation, the protection of human rights in Europe, political design for conflict societies, power-sharing, and the role of ethnic conflict and historical memory in political architecture. She has written and published extensively on Cyprus. A summary of her publications is available at http://www.politicalscience.arts.uwa. edu.au/about/staff/dr_christalla_yakinthou

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GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND PRIVATE ACTORS: THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN GLOBAL POLITICS Dr. Guido Palazzo One of the key consequences of globalization is the rise of the multinational corporation with globally stretched values chains. There are about 77.000 multinational corporations with millions of suppliers worldwide, which navigate in a global governance vacuum. Their value chains reach into zones of conflict, weak governance zones and repressive regimes. As a result, corporations often operate in contexts where regulatory rules are unclear, nonexistent or not in conformity with international standards such as those outlined in the UN Declaration of Human Rights. They operate in contexts in which the political institutions are too weak or not willing to promote the well‐being of their citizens. Along their value chains, multinational corporations are therefore connected to various forms of social and environmental problems. They do harm. A discussion that started in the late 1980s as a debate on working conditions in Asian factories producing for Nike has turned into a general debate about the side‐effects of global production processes and the responsibilities of corporations within their geopolitical sphere of influence. This debate is fuelled by a rising number of Non‐Governmental Organizations that, on the one side, make doubtful business practices transparent and launch campaigns against corporations or, on the other side, cooperate with corporation in multi‐ stakeholder initiatives (MSIs) in order to develop global behavioural standards. What is the contribution of corporations to the global public good? Being under the pressure of critical activists, some corporations have started to engage against corruption, for freedom, for education, against human rights violations, and for worker rights. They are at the forefront of the global fight against AIDS and participate in MSIs that set standards for sustainable forest management and fishing. This project will reflect upon the dark and the bright side of multinational business activities – the social and environmental harm resulting from their activities and their role in alleviating harm and protecting and promoting the common good. Both forms of activities put corporations at the forefront of a rising debate on the nature of global governance and global democracy.


The internet is playing a key role in the current debate on the globalization of economic, cultural and political processes and institutions. In the debate this workshop will seek to bring about, we will consider the role played by the internet in the dissemination of knowledge concerning the harm done along global supply chains, in the campaigns launched by civil society to make pressure on corporations and in the development of solutions for global problems. However, the landscape of information, actors, and initiatives around the social and environmental responsibility of business actors within global value chains is highly fragmented. Thousands, if not millions, of micro�experts know something about some aspects of some corporations. Getting the whole picture of good and bad activities within those global values chains is still a challenge. How would a dynamic web�based global database for independent information on, and the evaluation and visualization of, corporate social and environmental performance along global supply chains look like? How can citizens around the world in their role as consumers, managers, activists or politicians get a comprehensive, systematic, accessible, timely, and credible overview over social and environmental aspects of global production? A first aim of this project is to reflect upon the future of global governance beyond the nation state and the role, corporations, governments and civil society organizations will have therein. A second aim is to brainstorm about a Wikipedia�style initiative that would build a global reference point for knowledge linked to the behaviour of corporations across the world and which might become a key element in the development of global governance mechanisms.


PROJECT B: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND PRIVATE ACTORS: THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN GLOBAL POLITICS

Guido Palazzo Guido Palazzo is Professor of Business Ethics at HEC, University of Lausanne and a visiting fellow at the Universities of Oxford and Nottingham. He has also taught in Master and EMBA programmes at the Universities of Fribourg, Lugano and Geneva as well as the Bejing Institute of Technology. His research is about the (changing) responsibility of corporations in the context of globalization. His work is published in world-leading management journals. He is associate editor of the Business Ethics Quarterly and the European Management Review and sits on the editorial board of the Academy of Management Review and Business and Society. He was shortlisted for the prestigious Carol Dexter Best International Paper Award 2005 at the Academy of Management conference in Honolulu. In 2008 he won the Max-Weber Award for Business Ethics of the German Industry Association for his work on globalization. Guido Palazzo has been working as a consultant and trainer in CSR and business ethics with companies such as Siemens, Volkswagen, HP, MAN, and Daimler and works with NGOs such as Amnesty International and SOS Child Village. He has worked with various UN organizations and the WHO on CSR related topics.

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PROJECT B: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND PRIVATE ACTORS: THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN GLOBAL POLITICS

Dorothee Baumann Dr. Dorothée Baumann completed her PhD at the Chair for Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm at the University of Zurich in 2008. Currently, she is working and teaching as a PostDoc at the HEC Lausanne and at the University of Zurich. Dorothée earned her M.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University (Newark, NJ) (2002) and a Diploma-graduate degree in Management and Public Policy from the University of Constance (Germany) (2003). Between 2004 and 2007, she worked as a project officer for the Fair Labor Association; between 2007 and 2009 she did consulting for various organizations including the UN Global Compact, The Guilé Foundation, The Aspen Institute, AccountAbility, and Global Demos. Her current research interests are in business ethics, supply chain management, collaborative governance, and international relations. Email: dorobaumann@gmail.com

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PROJECT B: GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND PRIVATE ACTORS: THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN GLOBAL POLITICS

Lakshmi Bhatia Lakshmi Bhatia joined Gap Inc.’s Social Responsibility Department in 1997 when the department was being established. She is currently Gap Inc.’s Director - Global Partnerships, Social Responsibility, heading a Global team based in the Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa. Ms Bhatia and her team are responsible for stakeholder engagement and various collaborative initiatives with industry, governmental and civil society organisations related to supply chain issues. Prior to joining Gap Inc. Ms Bhatia was working with various non-profit organisations based in India. Formerly, she was responsible for monitoring factory compliance against Gap Inc.’s Code of Vendor Conduct in North India and Nepal. She has had the unique opportunity to observe the development and evolution of Gap Inc.’s Global Compliance programme and its successes and challenges. Ms Bhatia serves on the Ethical Trading Initiative’s Board of Directors and is also on the Executive Committee of the Multi Fibre Arrangement Forum. Both organisations are headquartered in the UK. She graduated in psychology and has a Masters Degree in social work.

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Zeynep Cengiz I grew up in Fribourg, where I received my Bachelor of Arts in Management in 2005. I then travelled extensively throughout Asia and Australia during 11 months. In 2006, I began the Master of Science in Management at the HEC Lausanne and in September 2007, I went for an exchange program at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore where I followed an MBA Program for one semester. In January 2008, I completed an internship as a project assistant in Marketing and Branding (FMCS) for Aditya Birla Retail Limited part of the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) in Mumbai, India. My master thesis was on the impact of promotions in supermarkets in an emerging country, using the data of the company I worked for. I obtained my Master of Science in Management, specialized in Marketing, at the HEC Lausanne in July 2008 and began my PhD studies in Management at the University of Neuch창tel in March 2009. I am currently a teaching assistant for courses at the bachelor level (Management and Business Plan) as well as the master level (Global Strategy). My PhD thesis is in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility and more precisely, I am studying CSR development among large Swiss companies by applying a stage model of CSR development. I am of Kurdish (Turkey) origin but as I grew up in Switzerland, I speak several languages, French being my mother tongue. I speak also English, Turkish, Kurdish as well as some German.

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Pieter Glasbergen Dr. Pieter Glasbergen (1946) is Professor of Environmental Studies - Policy and Management at two Dutch universities: Utrecht University and the Netherlands Open University. He studied political sociology and sociology of the public sector at Utrecht University. Master’s degree cum laude 1971; PhD degree 1979 with a dissertation on the efficacy of Dutch land use planning. He worked part-time as an alderman and vice-Mayer in the city of Culemborg in the period 1976-1988. Between1989-2008 he chaired the section Environmental Studies and Policy, Faculty of Geosciences, at Utrecht University and its research programme Governance for Sustainable Development. Since 2005 he chairs the Utrecht-Nijmegen research programme on Partnerships; a collaboration of Utrecht University and Radboud University, with an involvement of Wageningen University. Dr. Glasbergen specializes in planning and policy issues, particularly with reference to environmental policy, physical planning, water management, and policy for landscape and nature conservation. His current research is on partnerships for sustainable development. The articles, reports and books that he has published include both theoretical studies on governance and applied policy research in the areas mentioned.

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Ellen Hertz Ellen Hertz is professor of anthropology, and former director, of the Anthropology Institute of the University of Neuchâtel (http://www.unine.ch/ethno/hertz/hertz.html). Prof. Hertz studied Chinese, law and anthropology in the United States before coming to work in Switzerland, first as an assistante and maître assisante at the University of Lausanne, and then as a professor at the Anthropology Institute of Ethnology. Her research includes work on the creation of the Shanghai stock market, on indigenous people’s rights in the U.N. system, on the UNESCO Convention for the conservation of intangible cultural heritage and on the “decent work” agenda in the computer industry in East Asia. She teaches in the areas of economic, legal and political anthropology, gender studies and China anthropology, as well as generalist courses such as the introduction to anthropology or social theory and the concept of culture in the social sciences (http://www3.unine.ch/members/ellen.hertz).

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Christian Humborg Christian Humborg became managing director of Transparency International Deutschland e.V. in 2007. He studied public policy and management at the University of Konstanz and the University of Leiden. In 1995/1996 heinterned for eight months for the School of Public Management consultancy ofthe Stellenbosch University in South Africa. From 1998 to 2000 he worked in the Corporate Development department¹s transport policy team at Deutsche Bahn AG in Berlin. Subsequently he worked as a public affairs consultant at Plato Kommunikation, part of the Scholz & Friends Group. In 2004 he obtained a PhD from the public management department of the University of Potsdam on the subject of highway infrastructure management in Germany. Starting in 2003 he worked for international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer as press manager for Germany in the Frankfurt office, then as Business Development Manager for Central and Eastern Europe and Middle East in the London office since 2006. Since 2008, Christian Humborg is on the advisory board of the “Zeitschrift für Politikberatung”, a journal specialized on policy advice, and on the advisory board of the association “Model G8 Germany”. He is member of the blog carta.info, which won the prestigious Grimme Online Award in 2008. Christian Humborg is the author of several publications on corruption as well as on lobbying. Most recently his article “Responsible lobbying ­urging companies to behave better” was published in the book “Bursting the Brussels Bubble ­the battle to expose corporate lobbying at the heart of the EU” by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation in the EU.

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Patrick Neyts Patrick Neyts is a senior advisor and Partner/Managing Director of VECTRA International. Patrick has held senior management positions within Environment, Health and Safety and Social Responsibility at a major textile company who was the first multinational to implement a code of conduct. He has been involved in the set up of the code, the subsequent implementation and following revisions keeping the firm as a leader in the Code of Conduct field. Patrick’s experience also includes working with a Fortune 1,000 firm’s CEO on Labor and Human Rights through its various corporate social responsibility programs. His practical management experience provides a strong background in social responsibility strategy and implementation within the private and corporate sector. He has effected significant pragmatic change within the value chains and its stakeholders on labor and human rights as well environment, health and safety conditions within factories and communities in more than 35 countries. He has conducted audits in more than 20 countries and trained local auditing staff. Patrick worked with leading social scientists to introduce participatory approaches putting the worker and stakeholders at the center of due diligence processes. Patrick’s experiences is supply chain focused in the pharmaceutical, apparel and footwear, toy, electronics industry and agriculture/ food processing industry as well as human and labour rights in project financing. Patrick is currently the lead trainer for the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI’s) “Managing supply chain issues” course. He is also an active member of several civil society organizations, has co chaired many multi stakeholder round tables and has served on many boards of Foundations, NGOs and multi stakeholder organizations such ETI. Patrick has co-chaired a Global Reporting Initiative working group on the application of the G3 guidelines to an industrial sector. Patrick believes that “enabling positive impact in supply chains is not a job but a passion”

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Minh Pham

Education • PhD candidate in Business Ethics HEC Lausanne (Research interest: How to end sweatshops in global supply chains) • HEC -Lausanne, Switzerland, degree in Management (Major in Finance and Marketing) • University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Bachelor degree, Vietnam (Major in Public Finance) • Le Hong Phong High School for the Gifted, Ho Chi Minh City (Major in Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology) Languages • Languages: Mother tongue Vietnamese, fluent in French and English, knowledge of Russian MinhNhien.Pham@unil.ch

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Adriana Orellana 10/2006 – 07/2008 09/2003 – 07/2006 02/2000 – 12/2002 CURRENT WORK 05/2009 – ongoing LANGUAGES

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EDUCATION 04/2009 – ongoing PhD in Business Ethics and CSR HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland Subject area: Conflict zones, CSR, Latin America. Master of Science in Management HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland Major: Marketing Bachelor degree in Economics and Management Jean Moulin, University of Lyon 3 Lyon, France Major: Finance. Baccalauréat français ès économie Lycée Franco-Bolivien La Paz, Bolivia

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Elizabeth Umlas Professional experience: Elizabeth Umlas, PhD is an independent researcher and consultant specializing in business and human rights. Her recent work includes serving as lead consultant for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) on a project to improve corporate human rights reporting; and helping to design, for the Gender Equality Project, a methodology for reviewing corporate performance in the area of gender equality in the workplace. Current work includes research for UNHCR and UNI Global Union, and writing a book chapter on multinational corporations and private security. In 2001-7, she was senior research analyst for human rights at KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. in Boston. She has also served as manager of policy research at Oxfam America and associate program officer at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Education: Dr. Umlas holds a PhD from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard. Recent written works include: “Investing in the Workforce: Social Investors and International Labor Standards” (ILO Working Paper, 2009); “Human Rights and SRI in North America: An Overview” (a paper prepared to inform the mandate of Professor John Ruggie, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on business and human rights, 2009); and “The Global Expansion of SRI: Facing Challenges, Meeting Potential” (Development and Change, 2008).

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Auret van Heerden Auret van Heerden brings more than 30 years experience in international human and labor rights to the FLA. He began campaigning for workers’ rights as a young student in apartheid South Africa and co-authored a book in 1976 that called for trade union rights for black workers. He served two terms as president of the National Union of South African Students. After graduating in industrial sociology from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, he founded an institute that provided research and training services to trade unions and civil society groups. He was forced into exile in May 1987 after long periods of solitary confinement and torture. In 1988, Auret joined the International Labor Organization (ILO) and worked on its Program of Action against Apartheid in Geneva until 1994 when the new democratic South African government appointed him Labor AttachÊ in the South African Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva. He returned to the ILO in 1996, where he worked on labor relations issues in 25 zone-operating countries and established a Swiss-funded project to improve labor relations in Special Economic Zones in China.

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Basile Zimmermann

Basile Zimmermann is Assistant Professor in Chinese studies at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, where he teaches contemporary China studies and conducts research in the fields of Chinese studies, Science and Technology Studies, and Sociology of Culture. His current research project focus on electronic music in Bejing, Chinese social networking website design, and online advertisement in China.

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SCIENCES HUMAINES EN MÉDECINE : ENJEUX ET TENSIONS DE L’INTERDISCIPLINARITÉ Dr. Micheline Louis-Courvoisier Dr. Alexandre Wenger Les sciences humaines en médecine se développent dans les universités suisses, suivant en cela un mouvement en marche dans le monde anglo-saxon depuis plus d’une vingtaine d’années. Or, le cadre théorique, le statut institutionnel et les conditions d’enseignement et de recherche des sciences humaines en médecine varient considérablement d’une université à l’autre. À ce titre, elles constituent moins une discipline qu’un ensemble d’approches mues par la volonté d’offrir un regard complémentaire et un éclairage différent et stimulant sur les pratiques et les sciences médicales. Elles sont l’un des lieux privilégiés du dialogue mais aussi des tensions interfacultaires. À cet égard, elles représentent un terrain de réflexion concret sur les enjeux et les difficultés de l’interdisciplinarité. Ce groupe de travail réunira des cliniciens, des chercheurs et des académiciens qui ont une expérience solide des sciences humaines en médecine, ainsi que des personnes engagées dans la promotion et le développement institutionnel des collaborations interdisciplinaires. Objectifs: 1° Elaborer, sur la base de pratiques de recherche et d’enseignement existantes, une réflexion sur les problèmes et les défis soulevés par de telles collaborations. 2° Mettre en présence des cliniciens et des représentants des sciences humaines, afin de dégager les attentes et les besoins de facultés en présence. 3° Expliciter les obstacles liés aux programmes SHM. Pointer les difficultés matérielles et institutionnelles qui entravent les recherches interdisciplinaires. 4° Réfléchir à l’enseignement des sciences humaines en médecine à l’échelon suisse, dans l’optique d’une meilleure coordination entre les universités, et proposer aux rectorats des universités un cadre de références pour l’enseignement et la recherche en SHM.


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Micheline Louis-Courvoisier Micheline Louis-Courvoisier est historienne. Dans le cadre de l’Institut d’histoire de la médecine de Genève (http://histmed. unige.ch/), elle a écrit sa thèse sur la prise en charge des malades à l’hôpital de Genève au XVIIIe siècle. Elle a ensuite effectué une recherche sur des lettres de consultations, écrites au Dr Tissot (XVIIIe siècle) par des malades, par leurs proches, ou par des soignants, à l’Institut d’histoire de la médecine de Lausanne (http://www.chuv.ch/iuhmsp), à la faveur d’une bourse du Fonds national. Elle a concentré sa recherche sur l’histoire des malades, la manière dont ils perçoivent leur corps, la maladie, la santé, et de manière plus générale sur la relation thérapeutique sous l’Ancien Régime. Convaincue que le travail historique pouvait être utile aux médecins, elle a développé depuis 2001 un programme de sciences humaines en médecine, destiné aux étudiants de la Faculté de médecine de Genève (http://www.unige.ch/medecine/index.html). C’est dans ce cadre qu’elle a pu développer des séminaires obligatoires et des cours à option.

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PROJECT C: SCIENCES HUMAINES EN MÉDECINE : ENJEUX ET TENSIONS DE L’INTERDISCIPLINARITÉ

Alexandre Wenger Alexandre Wenger est spécialiste des rapports entre littérature et médecine. Il est actuellement maître-assistant à l’Université de Genève, à la fois en Faculté de médecine (Institut d’éthique biomédicale, Programme des Sciences humaines en médecine) et en Faculté des lettres (Département de langue et littérature françaises modernes). Il mène en ce moment une recherche littéraire en milieu clinique, qui porte sur la communication d’informations génétiques dans le cadre de consultations d’oncogénétiques données aux Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève. Ses publications comprennent des livres et des articles sur l’histoire littéraire, l’histoire de la médecine, ainsi que sur les Medical Humanities. Il est membre des conseils d’administration de la Société Suisse d’Éthique Biomédicale et de la Société Françaises d’Études du 18e Siècle.

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Edouard Battegay Edouard Battegay ist Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin und Ordinarius für Innere Medizin am UniversitätsSpital Zürich. Nach Abschluss des Medizinstudiums und der Weiterbildung in Innerer Medizin, beides vorwiegend in Basel, war Prof. Battegay von 1988 bis 1991 am Pacific Medical Center der University of Washington (Seattle/USA) auf verschiedenen Gebieten der Atherosklerose- und Lipidforschung tätig. Nach der Rückkehr in die Schweiz im Jahr 1992 arbeitete Battegay zunächst als wissenschaftlicher und klinischer Oberarzt in Innerer Medizin am Universitätsspital Basel und übernahm 1997 die Leitung der dortigen Hypertoniesprechstunde. 1998 wurde Edouard Battegay Privatdozent für Innere Medizin an der Universität Basel. 2002 wurde er zum stellvertretenden Chefarzt und geschäftsführenden Leiter der Medizinischen Poliklinik ernannt, 2003 zum Professor für Innere Medizin. Im Jahr 2005 wurde Battegay am Universitätsspital Basel als Chefarzt Ambulante Innere Medizin und Leiter der Medizinischen Poliklinik gewählt. Am 1. November 2007 wechselte Battegay in seine jetzige Position als ordentlicher Professor für Innere Medizin und Direktor der Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin am Universitätsspital und an der Universität Zürich. Die klinischen und wissenschaftlichen Interessen von Prof. Battegay liegen in Allgemeiner Innerer Medizin, Hypertonie, Prävention kardiovaskulärer Erkrankungen und Angiogenese. Er ist Mitglied verschiedener Gremien, die sich mit Herz-KreislaufPrävention beschäftigen. So ist Edouard Battegay neben seiner regen wissenschaftlichen Publikationstätigkeit Hauptverfasser mehrerer nationaler Empfehlungen, Autor verschiedener Bücher zum Thema kardiovaskuläre Prävention und Hauptautor eines grossen internationalen Lehrbuches über Hypertonie.

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Laurent Bernheim Laurent Bernheim, 54 ans, né à Genève, a fait sa formation médicale et sa thèse de doctorat à Genève. Il part ensuite à l’Université de Washington à Seattle USA pour un stage postdoctoral qui durera trois ans. De retour à Genève en 1991, il développe une ligne de recherche centrée sur la régénération du muscle squelettique. Nommé professeur adjoint à la Faculté de médecine de Genève en 2001, il est promu professeur ordinaire en 2007 et vice-doyen en charge de l’enseignement en 2010. Le but de son groupe de recherche est de comprendre les mécanismes moléculaires impliqués dans la régénération du muscle squelettique. En cas de traumatisme musculaire, des petites cellules appelées cellules satellites vont proliférer puis fusionner entre elles pour constituer de nouvelles fibres musculaires. Ces cellules sont isolées dans son laboratoire à partir de biopsies musculaires humaines, mises en culture et induites à fusionner pour former in vitro, donc dans un environnement contrôlé et par là-même propice à l’étude, des fibres musculaires. L’enseignement ainsi l’organisation des études de médecine ont toujours occupé une part importante de son temps. Mis à part ses heures de tutorat et de cours dans le domaine du muscle squelettique et du système nerveux périphérique, il a été responsable du curriculum bachelor de 2002 à 2010.

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Nadja Birnbauer Licence en histoire de l’art, ethnologie et français à l’Université de Neuchâtel en 2004. Depuis 2005, collaboratrice scientifique à l’Académie suisse des sciences humaines et sociales (ASSH). Responsable, entre autres, des sociétés membres de la section «sciences historiques et culturelles» ainsi que de diverses commissions et du projet prioritaire «recherche scientifique et technique». Dans le cadre de ce projet, et plus particulièrement du domaine «médecine et sciences humaines et sociales», organisation d’un colloque « Médecine et sciences humaines. Sciences humaines en médecine : formation et collaboration» en 2006 à Lausanne. Suivi et participation à plusieurs groupes de travail conjoints entre l’Académie suisse des sciences médicales et l’ASSH : «Human Enhancement», «mutations des profils professionnels de la santé» et «Medical Humanities».

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Danielle Chaperon Professeur associé à la section de Français de la Faculté des Lettres de l’Université de Lausanne (UNIL), DC travaille dans le cadre du “domaine” Littérature et Culture de ce département et plus particulièrement sur les rapports entre science et littérature, arts et littérature et textes et spectacles (depuis 2005, elle dirige un certificat de formation continue en dramaturgie). De 2002 à 2006, elle participe au Programme SHS (Sciences Humaines et Sociales) mis en place par l’EPFL à l’intention de ses étudiants en prenant la responsabilité de la branche «Récit, science et fiction». DC est actuellement Vice-rectrice de l’Université de Lausanne, en charge de l’enseignement et des affaires étudiantes.Dans le cadre de son mandat à la Direction, en 2009, elle crée le Programme (Sciences)2, un ensemble de modules optionnels offerts aux étudiants des facultés de sciences humaines désireux de compléter leur «culture scientifique» et persuadés que leurs études profiteraient de cet apport.

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Anne Hudson Jones Anne Hudson Jones, Ph.D. is the Harris L. Kempner Chair in the Humanities in Medicine and Graduate Program Director in the Institute for the Medical Humanities, as well as Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where she is also on the faculty of the Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences. She was a founding editor of the journal Literature and Medicine (Johns Hopkins University Press), which she served as editor-in-chief for more than a decade. She has lectured throughout the world; served as a consultant to colleges and medical and nursing schools in the United States and Puerto Rico; and published extensively in scholarly journals such as Academic Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, BMJ, Comparative Literature Studies, Journal of Clinical Ethics, Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Lancet, Literature and Medicine, Medical Humanities Review, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, Science and Engineering Ethics, Theoretical Medicine, and Woman’s Art Journal. The Japanese translation of her Images of Nurses: Perspectives from Art, History, and Literature (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988) was published in July 1997. She is co-editor of Ethical Issues in Biomedical Publication (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).

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Angelika Kalt Angelika Kalt was appointed Deputy Director of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) in 2009. After several brief stays as a visiting researcher in the Netherlands and France, Angelika Kalt became full professor of petrology (Earth sciences) at the University of Neuchâtel in 2000. She studied geology in Freiburg and received her doctorate at the Universities of Freiburg and Münster for her studies in isotope geology and petrology. Besides her broad expertise in petrology and other fields of the earth sciences, Angelika Kalt can draw upon many years experience in designing and realizing research projects, fund-raising, journal reviewing, supervising junior scientists and organizing conferences. Furthermore, she served in the directorate of the Institute of Geology and Hydrology of the University of Neuchâtel from 2005 to 2007 and was a member of the Dean’s Board of the Faculty of Science in Neuchâtel from 2003 to 2004. Angelika Kalt also was co-responsible for the implementation of the Bologna reform in the Faculty of Science from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, she founded one of the first inter-university doctoral schools (doctoral programme in mineral sciences) funded by the CUSO (Conférence universitaire de Suisse occidentale) which she directed until 2008. At the SNSF, Angelika Kalt is responsible for quality assurance and further development with respect to the evaluation system. She also heads the administrative office which deals with funding schemes related to interdisciplinary research and research in networks (Sinergia).

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Christoph Meier Professor Christoph A. Meier (Jahrgang 1962) ist seit 2006 Chefarzt und Departementsleiter der Inneren Medizin am Stadtspital Triemli in Zürich. Davor war er acht Jahre lang in verschiedenen leitenden Funktionen am Universitätsspital Genf (HUG) tätig, zuletzt als Leiter der Abteilung für Endokrinologie. Seit 2005 erfüllt Christoph Meier einen Lehrauftrag als ausserordentlicher Professor am Departement für Innere Medizin des Universitätsspitals Genf. C.A. Meier studierte an der Universität Basel Medizin und absolvierte seine weitere Ausbildung an den NIH (Bethesda, USA), dem Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University, Boston, USA) und der Medizinischen Klinik des Univeritätsspitals Genf. Seine derzeitigen Forschungsaktivitäten betreffen vor allem die Zusammenhänge zwischen Uebergewicht, Fettgewebe, Entzündung und kardiovaskulären Komplikationen. C.A. Meier war von 2006-2008 Präsident der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie und Diabetes (SGED). Er ist Chefredaktor der Zeitschrift „Best Practice & Research in Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism“. Des weiteren engagiert sich C.A. Meier im Inund Ausland in zahlreichen Expertenpanels betreffend Klinik, Forschung und Lehre.

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Jean-Marc Mouillie Maître de conférences de philosophie à l’Université d’Angers, France. Responsable du Département de Sciences humaines et sociales de la faculté de médecine Ancien élève et enseignant de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure Vice-président du collège national des sciences humaines en médecine Recherche : Membre du Centre d’Etude et de Recherche sur Imaginaire, Écritures et Cultures, Université d’Angers (CERIEC, EA 922), du Centre d’Etudes en Rhétorique, Philosophie et Histoire des Idées (CERPHI, UPRES-A 5037), du Groupe d’Echanges et de Recherches sur la Médecine Et la Santé en Sciences Humaines et Sociales (GERMES-SHS, Maison des Sciences de l’Homme de Nantes) et de l’Institut des Textes Et Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM-CNRS) Responsabilités éditoriales : Directeur de la collection « Médecine et sciences humaines » et conseiller littéraire aux Belles Lettres, membre du comité scientifique « Histoire et philosophie des sciences » aux éditions Classiques Garnier Thèmes de recherche, de publications et d’enseignement : Ethique et normes en médecine, Médecine et totalitarisme, Médecine et littérature, Philosophie morale, Philosophie et littérature, Phénoménologie, Sartre.

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Francesco Panese Francesco Panese est professeur associé d’études sociales des sciences et de la médecine à l’Université de Lausanne (Suisse). Il y est rattaché à la Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques et à la Faculté de biologie et de médecine (Institut Universitaire d’Histoire de la médecine et de la santé Publique) où il est coresponsable et enseignant en sciences humaines et sociales dans le cursus de médecine. Il est également directeur du Collège des Humanités (CDH) de l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) qui organise et dirige le programme d’enseignement en sciences humaines et sociales (SHS) qui est partie intégrante de la formation de base de tous les étudiants de l’EPFL. Il est aussi directeur de la Fondation Claude Verdan, un musée consacré à la culture scientifique et médicale. Ses recherches portent principalement sur les cultures visuelles, l’épistémologie historique et le façonnage du corps dans le domaine des biomédecines et aussi, plus largement, sur les relations entre science, médecine et société et sur la communication scientifique.

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Theres Paulsen Dipl. Umwelt-Natw. ETHZ Affiliation: td-net for Transdisciplinary Research, Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences

Co-director of the Transdisciplinarity-net (td-net, www.transdisciplinarity.ch), a project of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Siences and scientific officer at the Institut Universitaire Kurt Bösch (IUKB, Sion). Master in Environmental Sciences (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) with essential foundation in interdisciplinary environmental sciences by addressing the importance of social perceptions towards the concept of sustainability. In-depth subjects are Human-Environment Systems and human health. In transdisciplinary research, learning from experience requires special efforts because of the heterogeneity of the involved fields and the participants. There is a lack of strong institutional structures for transdisciplinary research necessary for establishing scientific communities in which a state-of-the-art methods and instruments can be developed. As a consequence of professional mobility and lack of systematisation, the lessons learned on the job are seldom passed on to others for capacity building. In view of this situation, the td-net was initiated by the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences as a forum for transdisciplinary research in order to facilitate capacity building and advancement in transdisciplinary research. The long-term ambition of the td-net is to support transdisciplinary research in becoming a form of research with its own standards in problem fields such as migration, emerging technologies, public health or global change. Email

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Simon Regard Né le 3 août 1982 à Genève, Simon Regard a terminé une double maturité classique-latine en 2001. C’est aussi à ce moment qu’il fait ses premiers pas dans le monde associatif : vice-président du parlement des jeunes de la Ville de Genève et délégué puis vice-président du Students United Nations, une simulation de l’Assemblée Générale des Nations Unies. C’est naturellement vers cette voie qu’il se tourne ensuite en étudiant les relations internationales deux années à la Faculté des sciences économiques et sociales. Membre de l’agenda 21 de la commune de Chêne-Bourg, fondateur de la Boîte à boulots (regroupement de l’offre et de la demande de travaux pour les jeunes) il s’investit dans l’Association genevoise des sections de samaritains où il est actif dans les secteurs de la formation aux premiers secours, des services sanitaires et du Groupe cantonal d’intervention. Cet engagement le conduit à changer d’orientation professionnelle, consacrant l’idée d’une formation généraliste, basée sur l’humain dans ses dimensions biologiques, psychologiques et sociales. Ce sera la médecine. Actif au sein du Conseil de la faculté de médecine et de la Commission d’enseignement, il poursuit ses études médicales et devient parallèlement président de l’Association des étudiants en médecine de Genève. Son credo est le rapprochement des étudiants en médecine avec la société à travers le développement de projets associatifs (promotion du don d’organes, jeu de rôle hospitalier avec les enfants et leurs peluches, campagnes de sensibilisation au don du sang ou aux premiers secours) ainsi que le franchissement des barrières professionnelles. Il clôt ainsi son mandat présidentiel en organisant le premier Forum des associations d’étudiants de la santé, rassemblant futurs médecins, infirmiers, ambulanciers, dentistes, biologistes et psychologues autour de thématiques actuelles et de réflexions sur l’identité propre à chaque métier. Parallèlement, Simon Regard entreprend un Master d’études avancées en Santé publique à l’Institut de médecine sociale et préventive de l’Université de Genève, qu’il termine actuellement en rédigeant un livre orienté grand public sur la santé en Suisse. Son profil : travailler l’anticipation et la créativité dans l’étude de notions transdisciplinaires : facteur humain, communication, information, risque et prospective. Les voies d’abord : médecine, santé publique, diplomatie et politique.

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Patricia Rosselet Patricia Rosselet est de nationalité suisse et américaine. Elle a 24 ans et vit à Lausanne, Suisse. Elle est candidate au programme MD-PhD, à l’Université de Lausanne dans la faculté de Biologie et Médecine, pour un doctorat en histoire de la médecine. Son projet est fondé sur l’impact des innovations sur la pratique médicale au tournant du 20ème siècle. Son travail consistera à rechercher et analyser différents manuscrits provenant de divers médecins suisses romands de cette période afin de déterminer comment les nouvelles technologies se sont introduites dans la pratique quotidienne. Patricia Rosselet est en dernière année d’études de médecine à l’Université de Lausanne (diplôme fédéral de médecine prévu pour décembre 2010). Elle a participé au programme Erasmus, passant sa quatrième année d’études à Galway, Irlande. Durant ses études, elle a également travaillé comme stagiaire au Charing Cross Hospital de Londres, en chirurgie plastique. Ses intérêts comprennent le ski (monitrice de ski pendant les vacances d’hiver), le tennis et la littérature.

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Pascal Singy Pascal Singy est professeur de sociolinguistique à la Faculté de Biologie et de Médecine de l’Université de Lausanne. Relevant du domaine des sciences humaines en médecine, son enseignement et les recherches qu’il mène au sein du Service de Psychiatrie de Liaison (DP-CHUV) portent sur différents aspects de la relation médecin/patient et de la communication médicale : le discours médico-préventif, les Communication Skills en oncologie, le rôle du tiers traduisant dans les consultations avec patients migrants allophones, etc. Dans le cadre du CHUV, les études qu’il conduit ou co-conduit impliquent toujours sciences de la communication et sciences médicales. Pascal Singy assure parallèlement un enseignement à la Faculté des Lettres de l’Université de Lausanne qui aborde la question des caractères généraux du langage, d’une part, et du rapport entre langue et société, d’autre part. Dans le cadre, toujours, de la Faculté des Lettres, il a conduit – au sein d’un réseau international – des recherches traitant du français dans toutes ses variations, variations observables tant en zones francophone européenne et nord américaine qu’en Afrique. C’est en lien avec ce type de questionnement que Pascal Singy a été amené à enseigner plusieurs années durant la linguistique et les techniques d’enquête à l’Université de Niamey au Niger où il a, par ailleurs, codirigé une étude extensive du paysage linguistique nigérien.

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Marta Vitale Madame Marta VITALE est psychologue-clinicienne au Service d’oncologie des Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) depuis 2008. Née en Italie, elle fait ses études à l’Université de Naples (Italie), où elle obtient un master de pédagogie (1994) et en un master de psychologie (2003). Elle poursuit un diplôme de psychothérapeute (orientation psychanalytique) à l’Institut ICLeS de Naples et Milan (Istituto per la CLinica dei Legami Sociali). Dans le cadre de son activité professionnelle en Italie, elle a dirigé le Centre de Psychothérapie Résidentielle « Il Sentiero » de Naples (2004 – 2005). Arrivée en Suisse en 2005, et parallèlement à son activité professionnelle aux HUG, elle prépare actuellement un doctorat ès Sciences de la vie à la Faculté de Biologie et de Médecine de l’Université de Lausanne sous la direction du Pr. Ansermet. Pour ce projet, elle a bénéficié de fonds de recherche de la Fondation pour la psychiatrie de la petite enfance, (Lausanne) ainsi que de la Fondation Brochet (Genève). Sa thèse s’intitule Apport de la psychanalyse en oncogénétique prédictive. Elle a par ailleurs enseigné à l’Hôpital Universitaire Federico II de Naples (2002 – 2005) et à la Haute Ecole de Santé de Genève (HEDS) (2008). Elle participe de façons régulier à la formation post-graduée et continue d’oncologie et de psychanalyse. For this purpose the td-net offers several services like an internet platform, a monthly info-mailing and the database „Bibliography Transdisciplinarity“ which is a dynamic tool and structured source of literature in the field of transdisciplinary research.

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L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES Dr. Vincent Barras Dr. Guillemette Bolens L’un des grands enjeux de l’interdisciplinarité est d’élaborer de nouveaux moyens de compréhension et de dialogue entre sciences dures et sciences humaines. Certains sujets, comme la kinesthésie (ou sensation du mouvement), n’autorisent pas une séparation entre la réalité neurophysiologique et les formes expressives auxquelles elle donne lieu. La sensation kinesthésique joue un rôle central dans la communication en présence, dans l‘élaboration de l’intersubjectivité, et dans le rapport de la personne à son propre corps et au corps d’autrui. Cette problématique présente une dimension à la fois neurophysiologique, psychologique, sociale, éthique, et médicale dans le cas de pathologies. En réunissant des spécialistes de disciplines telles que l’histoire de la médecine, la neurophysiologie, la littérature et les arts corporels (danse et arts martiaux), notre objectif est d’élaborer, à partir des nouvelles conceptions du corps, de la cognition motrice et du savoir corporel (embodied knowledge), des outils d’analyse du mouvement, de la corporéité et de l’intelligence kinesthésique aussi bien dans les manifestations artistiques que dans les paradigmes scientifiques actifs aujourd’hui, afin d’envisager un enseignement universitaire rassemblant sciences dures, sciences humaines et arts de manière éclairante pour chacune des disciplines dans son contact avec les autres disciplines.


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Vincent Barras VINCENT BARRAS, né le 8 novembre 1956, originaire de Chermignon (VS). Après des études primaires et secondaires en Valais, il a suivi une formation littéraire, musicale et médicale (Facultés de Médecine et des Lettres de l’Université de Genève, Conservatoire populaire de musique de Genève). Il a exercé comme médecin aux Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève, puis s’est spécialisé en histoire de la médecine et des sciences (Université de Paris I-Panthéon/Sorbonne, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine de Londres). Il est professeur à l’Université de Lausanne (histoire de la médecine), et enseigne à la Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design de Genève (théorie du son, théorie du corps). Membre fondateur des Editions Contrechamps (esthétique et musique contemporaine), il a également développé un programme de poésie contemporaine et de performances au Festival de la Bâtie de Genève et avec l’association Roaratorio). Il déploie une activité de recherche et de publication (conférences, livres, CD, entretiens sur la théorie du corps, sur l’histoire de la médecine, sur la musique et la poésie contemporaine), de traduction, de performance artistique.

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Guillemette Bolens Guillemette Bolens is Professor of English literature at the University of Geneva. Her research interests are in the history of the body and corporeal logics in classical, medieval, and contemporary literatures. Her current research project focuses on kinesics and the analysis of gestures, postures, movements, and facial expressions in visual and verbal arts. This interdisciplinary project links the fields of narratology and rhetoric (in literature), gesture studies (in sociology and anthropology), action understanding and intersubjectivity (in philosophy and psychology), embodied cognition (in neuroscience), and kinesthetic semiotics (in dance theory). Her essays have appeared in Poetics Today, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, European Joyce Studies, Oral Tradition, and she received the 2001 Latsis Award and the 2001 Hélène and Victor Barbour Award for her book La Logique du corps articulaire: Les articulations du corps humain dans la littérature occidentale. Her book Le Style des gestes: Corporéité et kinésie dans le récit littéraire was published by the Lausanne Editions BHMS (Bibliothèque d’histoire de la médecine et de la santé) in 2008, and its English translation is under preparation for the Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Elia Coppens Né en Belgique, Elia commence la danse à l’âge de 10 ans. Très vite, il intègre l’école Royale de Ballet à Anvers dans laquelle il sera diplômé en 1997 comme danseur professionnel. Il dansera avec le Ballet Sonnenbluck et le Nederlands Danse Theater II avant d’intégrer le Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève jusqu’en 2004. Cette année-là, Elia décide de s’orienter vers des études, car « l’équilibre entre le plaisir de la danse et la souffrance du corps avait basculé dans le sens d’une reconversion ». Il obtient son diplôme d’études secondaires sciencesmathématiques à la Commission des Examens en Belgique, qui lui permet de commencer les études de médecine à Genève en 2005. Actuellement en 6ème année de médecine, il n’a pas perdu les racines de la danse. Pour son travail d’immersion en communauté il a fait un documentaire sur la reconversion de danseurs et musiciens et pour son travail de master en médecine, il s’est intéressé à la douleur de la hanche de la danseuse.

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Céline Eidenbenz Née en 1978, de nationalité suisse et française, Céline Eidenbenz a étudié l’histoire de l’art à Lausanne, Vienne et Paris. Sur la base de son mémoire de licence intitulé Salomé ou la « déesse de l’immortelle Hystérie » et dirigé par le Professeur Philippe Junod, elle a présenté une exposition thématique à la Fondation Neumann (Gingins) en 2003. Suite à différentes expériences dans les musées, elle a poursuivi ses recherches à Paris grâce à une bourse au Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art. Actuellement, elle est assistante à l’Université de Lausanne et prépare un doctorat interdisciplinaire intitulé Expressions du déséquilibre. L’hystérie, l’artiste et le médecin, sous la direction de Prof. Dario Gamboni et Prof. Vincent Barras. Depuis 2008, elle est associée au module de recherche Art et psychologie autour de 1900, dans le cadre du programme doctoral Art & Science mené par les Universités de Berne, Fribourg, Genève, Lausanne et Zurich. Publications (sélection) “Théâtre de l’objectivité. La photographie chez les aliénistes au XIXe siècle”, L’évidence photographique. La conception positiviste de la photographie en question, dir. par Herbert Molderings et Gregor Wedekind, Paris, Editions de la Maison des sciences de l’homme, 2009, pp. 103-129. “Le bal masqué de l’hystérie. Douglas Gordon, Hysterical, 1995 “, dans Transes. Rineke Dijkstra, Douglas Gordon, Joachim Koester, Mathias Poledna, cat. exp. Rochechouart, Musée départemental d’art contemporain, Blou, Monografik Editions, 2008, pp. 19-35. Helen Bieri Thomson et Céline Eidenbenz, Salomé, danse et décadence, cat. exp. Gingins, Fondation Neumann, Paris, Somogy éditions d’art, 2003.

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Luisa Figini www.luisafigini.net Depuis le début des années ’80 J’approfondis une recherche artistique dans le domaine de la sculpture, des objets, de l’installation dans l’espace : plastique, sonore, vidéo. Entre 2004 et 2007 j’ai réalisé avec les étudiants de la Haute Ecole d’art et design de Genève, - Pôle « Corps, Installation, Espace » - le projet « Lieu-Milieu », le lieu vu à travers le regard des personnes qui y vivent et y travaillent, développé au Domaine de Belle-Idée, Unité de Développement Mental (publication: A mille lieues, Genève, HEAD, 2007 ; exposition “A MILLE LIEUES”, Art-en-île, Genève, août 2007 ; et Parc de BelleIdée, avril 2008). J’ai exposé en Suisse et à l’étranger dans des expositions personnelles et collectives parmi lesquelles on peut citer : le Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano ; le Kunstmuseum, Olten ; le Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds ; le Musée Jurassien des Arts, Moutier ; le Palais de l’Athénée, Salle Crosnier, Genève ; la Villa Bernasconi, LancyGenève ; le Centro Culturale Svizzero,Milano. Je vis et je travaille entre le Tessin et Genève. 1981 – 1983 1998 – 2002 2008 - 2009

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Narly Golestani I obtained my PhD in clinical psychology (with practical training in adult psychotherapy and in clinical neuropsychology) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2002. In parallel to clinical training I did fundamental cognitive neuroscience thesis research at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) on the topic of brain structural and functional correlates of aspects of language learning. Since then I have continued to do cognitive neuroscience research on the brain, language and bilingualism, first as a post-doctoral fellow at the Unité INSERM 562 (Orsay, France), and afterwards as Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (ICN), University College London (UCL) in London, UK. I’m currently ‘Maître Assistante’ (Project Leader) and ‘Boursière d’Excellence’ in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Geneva. My research interests include understanding the neural bases of multiple language acquisition, of learning induced plasticity, and of expertise, using a variety of complimentary brain imaging methods including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), anatomical magnetic resonance imaging (aMRI), electroencephalography, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and diffusion spectrum imaging (DSI).

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Foofwa d’Imobilité www.foofwa.com Né Frédéric Gafner à Genève en 1969, Foofwa d’Imobilité, étudie à l’Ecole de Danse de Genève sous la direction de sa mère, Beatriz Consuelo, et travaille avec le Ballet Junior (1981-1987). Il danse professionnellement avec le Ballet de Stuttgart en Allemagne (1987-1990) et rejoint à New York la Merce Cunningham Dance Company (1991-1998). Il commence son travail de chorégraphe en 1998, avec des solos multimedia. En 2000, il fonde à Genève l’association Neopost Ahrrrt, crée des pièces de groupe et collabore avec l’artiste mix-media Alan Sondheim; l’insistant Antoine Lengo; les compositeurs Fast Forward, Jim O’Rourke, Christian Marclay, Elliot Sharp; les plasticiens Nicolas Rieben, Alexia Walther; les vidéastes Pascal Magnin, Nicolas Wagnières, Pascal Dupoy ; les chorégraphes Thomas Lebrun, Corina Pia; les éclairagistes Liliane Tondellier, Marc Gaillard, Jean-Marc Serre et Jonathan O’Hear. Il étudie le rapport entre danse et sport et invente la « dancerun », activité hybride entre course et danse sur plusieurs kilomètres, soit sur scène entre autres dans Perform.dancerun.2 (2003), soit en extérieur comme dans Kilometrix.dancerun.4 (2003). Il étudie le rapport entre public et œuvre chorégraphique dans The Making of Spectacles (2008) et Quai du Sujet (2007) ; le corps numérique dans Media Vice Versa (2002), Avatar dance series et Second Live series (vidéos), BodyToys (2007) ; et l’historicité du corps dansant dans descendansce (2000), Le Show (2001), MIMESIX (2005), Benjamin de Bouillis (2005), Musings (2009) et Pina Jackson in Mercemoriam (2010). Foofwa a également reçu des commandes du Nederlands Dans Theater II, du Ballet de Berne et du Ballet Junior de Genève. Il a été soutenu annuellement par les pouvoirs publics genevois et suisses depuis 2002, et a reçu les prix de la Fondation Leenaards en 1999 et de la prestigieuse Fondation for Contemporary Arts de New York en 2009. Il a gagné, entre autres, le Prix de Lausanne en 1987, le Bessie Award de New York en 1995 et le Prix Suisse de danse et de chorégraphie en 2006.

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Petya Ivanova Petya Ivanova is a PhD student and assistant at the English Department of the University of Geneva, working under the supervision of Professor Guillemette Bolens. Her thesis project titled “Reading Gestures” investigates the role of kinesic signifiers – gestures, postures and facial expressions - in the production of meaning in literary texts. Petya Ivanova est assistante en littérature anglaise médiévale au Département d’anglais à l’Université de Genève. Son travail de recherche, mené sous la direction de la Prof. Guillemette Bolens, porte sur l’étude des gestes, postures et expressions faciales dans les textes littéraires. À travers l’exploration de l’idée de présence telle qu’évoquée par les arts performatifs, son travail interroge le lien entre corporéité et narration.

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Daniel Jaquet 28/11/1981, marié, nationalité suisse (NE) Collaborateur enseignement et recherche, assistant et doctorant à la Faculté des Lettres de l’Université de Genève. Formation: 2005 - Licence ès Lettres, Histoire, Français et Latin médiéval, Romanche, Université de Genève 2008 - Thèse, département d’Histoire, Faculté des Lettres, Université de Genève, en cours. Expériences professionnelles 2007 - Assistant en histoire médiévale Enseignement universitaire, département d’histoire générale, UNIGE 2009 - Membre du conseil de direction du Centre d’Etudes Médiévales, UNIGE Bourses, financements et récompenses: 2006 Prix ARDITI, Histoire, mémoire de licence, Université de Genève, Genève, 2005. 2008 Bourse ERNST ET LUCIE SCHMIDHEINY pour encouragement des jeunes chercheurs, Fondation Ernst et Lucie Schmidheiny, Genève, 2008. Intitulés des travaux universitaires: Item wiltu lernen hoflich und weidalich mit dem langen schwert vechten « Maintenant tu vas apprendre à combattre courtoisement et vaillamment avec l’épée longue. » : Étude d’histoire des techniques sur un traité d’escrime suisse du XVème siècle, mémoire de licence dirigé par le po DUBUIS Pierre, Université de Genève, Genève, 2005. Le duel à la fin du Moyen Age : la professionnalisation des combattants en armure d’après l’étude des traités de combat du XIVe au XVIe siècle, thèse de doctorat dirigée par le po MORENZONI Franco, Université de Genève, Genève, en cours. Le duel à la fin du Moyen Age : la professionnalisation des combattants en armure d’après l’étude des traités de combat du XIVe au XVIe siècle, thèse de doctorat dirigée par le po MORENZONI Franco, Université de Genève, Genève, en cours.

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Dora Kiss Dora Kiss, doctorante du Département de Musicologie de l’Université de Genève, a entrepris des études universitaires dès 2005 après avoir été active dans le domaine de la danse pendant environ 15 ans. Elle enseigne la danse principalement à Genève, mais aussi ponctuellement ailleurs en Suisse, dont à Berne (à la Haute École de Musique), et en outre à l’étranger, par exemple à Vienne (dans le cadre d’une compagnie de théâtre dirigée par Claudia Bosse). Par ailleurs, est parfois interprète ; elle travaille entre autres au Staadtstheater de Karlsruhe pour la recréation de l’opéra Almira de Haendel. Enfin, d’une part elle élabore des chorégraphies contemporaines principalement pour le collectif d’artiste Honey & Milk, d’autre part elle dirige la reconstitution ou la création de danses baroques pour la compagnie Côté cour, côté jardin, qui se produit dans plusieurs villes de Suisse. Ce travail dépend de sa lecture des sources historiques, et elle s’intéresse en particulier à la belle danse, le style européen des années 1700. Pendant ses études de Lettres (littérature française et musicologie), elle enseigne le français aux degrés secondaire et postobligatoire dans le cadre du Département de l’Instruction Publique de Genève. Dans le domaine académique, elle apporte une contribution au colloque Le corps dans l’histoire et les histoires du corps, qui se déroule en mars 2009 à Université de Montréal. Puis elle présente son mémoire dirigé par Frédéric Tingueli, Un regard d’exception sur des gestes (presque) banals, en février 2010. Ensuite, elle dépose son sujet de thèse : La saisie du mouvement : de l’écriture et de la lecture de la belle danse. Actuellement, elle poursuit son travail de recherche sous la direction conjointe des professeurs Étienne Darbellay et Guillemette Bolens, avec le soutien d’une bourse Overhead accordée par l’Université de Genève.

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Pascal Krieger 09.04.1945, marié, 5 enfants Formation et expérience professionnelles: Apprentissage de compositeur typographe + graphisme (Imprimerie Corbaz, Montreux, et ERT à Lausanne) 1960 à 1966. Imprimerie Studer à Genève (1966 à 1969) Coordinateur des publications de l’Organisation internationale de normalisation (ISO) de 1982 à 2010. Capacités professionnelles: mise en page, relecture, graphisme, dessins (humoristiques, genre cartoon), in-design CS3 et 4 et Photoshop CS3 et 4, Word, Acrobat (pdf vectorisés en haute définition avec points de coupe pour impression offset). P. Krieer a séjourné 6 ans au Japon, deux ans à Chicago (USA), et a voyagé en Malaisie, Australie, Brésil, Hong Kong, et dans toute l’Europe. De langue maternelle française, il parle et écrit couramment l’anglais et le japonais. Autres activités: Professeur de disciplines martiales japonaises et de calligraphie au SDK Budo, rue Liotard 66, à Genève, depuis 1976. Professeur de calligraphie japonaise « Culture et rencontre » au Collège de Saussure à partir de l’automne 2010. Jûdô (4e Dan), Iaidô (art du sabre) Co-Directeur de la Fédération européenne de Iai (FEI), Jôdô (art du bâton) Menkyo-Kaiden (maîtrise japonaise - 1997), Shodô (calligraphie) (maîtrise japonaise – 2006 pour le grand pinceau, 2010 pour le petit pinceau). Guitare classique (12 ans de pratique) Publications: Jodo – La voie du bâton (à compte d’auteur) 1989, 500 pages bilingue anglais-français. Ten-Jin-Chi – une approche calligraphique du Budo, (2005) (à compte d’auteur) 120 pages, trilingue, français-anglais-espagnol. DVD – Deux ou trois choses que je sais du Budo (2002) (à compte d’auteur) 70 minutes. Il fut décoré de la médaille impériale japonaise du Soleil levant à bandes or et argent (kyokujitsu sôkôshô) le 11 juin 2008. 70

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Erszi Kukorelli Erzsi Kukorelly is maître assistante at the English department of the University of Geneva. She received a doctorate from that institution in 2008 for a dissertation entitled ‘Samuel Richardson’s Pamela Part II: Authorship, Readership and Moral Authority in the Early Novel’. She has published various articles to do with gender issues in the eighteenth century, and her present research is on the ideology of feminine conduct as carried by advice literature of the period addressed specifically to unmarried young women. She is interested in how these texts can be seen to deploy technologies of effect in their efforts to make young women comply with the disciplinary discourse that they contain. As such, she looks at reader and narrator positioning, issues of textual and writerly authority, the devices used to bring the reader “into” the text, and generally how conduct manuals strive to do their work of conduct. In her reading of these texts, she has been interested in how the bodies of young women are not only objects of disciplinary intervention by the manuals, but also conduits through which the manuals hope to carry out their programming of female behaviour.

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Antoine Lengo Né en 1955 en Franche Comté, Antoine Lengo tombe, petit à petit, dans la société du spectacle, pour ne plus s’en relever. Depuis 1990, il est acteur ou concepteur-réalisateur sonore, régisseur ou dramaturge, assistant artistique ou technique pour des chorégraphes, des metteurs-en-scène, des artistes : Marco Berrettini, Alain Michard, Groupe Dunes, Frederic Werlé, Loïc Touzé, Philippe Decouflé, François Bouteau, Foofwa d’Imobilité, Daniel Denise, Philippe Enrico, Alexis Forestier, Marc François, Grand Magasin, Groupe Dunes, Bettina Holzhausen, Matthew Jocelyn, Xavier Lot, François-Michel Pesenti, Corina Pia, Martine Pisani, Groupe Quivala, Christian Rist, Anne Rosset, Anja Schmidt, Bruno Sibona,… Il vit à Genève en compagnie d’Anja Schmidt et de Léonard et Isis, leurs enfants.

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Stephen Perrig Stephen PERRIG is born in 1963 in Sion (Valais). He studied Medicine at the University of Lausanne. He did his thesis with Prof. Mario Wiesendanger on motor control in Fribourg and Bern. The title of his thesis was “Time structure of a goal-directed bimanual skill and its dependence on task constraints”. He did his neurologic training with Prof. Thedi Landis in Geneva. He worked ten years as epileptologist with Prof. Margitta Seeck and Prof. Pierre Jallon. His interest was the on the electroencephalographic investigations of altered state of consciousness and abnormal movements (stupor and coma, seizures…). He is also somnologist and did his formation in Grenoble with Prof. Jean-Louis Pépin. Since 2007 he is head of the Sleep Laboratory at the University Hospital of Geneva. Beside his clinical work, his research interests are in altered states of consciousness (drowsiness, during hypnosis…) and abnormal movements during sleep (somnambulism, seizures…).

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Roger Smith I am Reader Emeritus in History of Science, Lancaster University, UK, and an associate of the Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. After an education in biology and then in the history and philosophy of science at Cambridge University, I taught history of science and modern European intellectual history in the Department of History, Lancaster University until 1998, when I took early retirement in order to live as an independent scholar in Moscow. My research has been broad, crossing history of the human sciences and medicine, philosophy and intellectual history, though with a focus on the late nineteenth century. I have published on a range of topics related to the history of the mind-body question and conceptions of human nature, as well as on historiography. I am a past President of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences and have held visiting positions in Lausanne, Göteborg, MIT and the University of Durham, UK. My current research is for a book entitled ‘Free will? The Late Victorians on Agency in Body, Mind, Morals and History’. It is a historical and philosophical study of the implications, or not, of the sciences of brain for freedom of agency, and it includes discussion of the feeling of effort and the history of muscular sensation. Publications include: Trial by Medicine: Insanity and Responsibility in Victorian Trials (Edinburgh University Press, 1981); Inhibition: History and Meaning in the Sciences of Mind and Brain (Free Association Books, University of California Press, 1992); The Fontana/Norton History of the Human Sciences (Fontana, Norton, 1997); Being Human: Historical Knowledge and the Creation of Human Nature (Manchester University Press, Columbia University Press, 2007); editor (with Brian Wynne), Expert Evidence: Interpreting Science in the Law (Routledge, 1989); ‘Biology and Values in Interwar Britain: C. S. Sherrington, Julian Huxley and the Vision of Progress’, Past & Present no. 178 (2002): 210-42; ‘The History of Psychological Categories’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36 (2005): 55-94.

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Irina Sirotkina I am a researcher, Candidate of Sciences, in the Institute for History of Science and Technology of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. My background was first in psychology, but I completed the equivalent of masters and doctoral degrees in the history of psychology, writing on N. A. Bernshtein’s movement studies, and also completing a PhD in sociology at the University of Manchester, UK, on the cultural history of Russian psychiatry. My research interests are in history of psychiatry, psychology and the neurosciences in Russia; history of movement studies and practice (biomechanics, dance) in Russia in the first half of the XXth century. I have taught and studied in Paris as well as Moscow, and I have published on the Lausanne professor of physiology, A. A. Herzen, and his Russian revolutionary father, A. I. Herzen. In recent years, I have been active in a Moscow studio in ‘musical movement’, Heptachor (www.heptachor.ru) going back to the ‘free dance’ innovations in the first decade of the twentieth century. My new book, in press, in Russian but to be translated into English, is a history of ‘free dance’ and movement studies in the decades on either side of the Russian Revolution. Publications include: Diagnosing Literary Genius: A Cultural History of Psychiatry in Russia, 1880-1930 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002); “The Ubiquitous Reflex and Its Critics in Post-Revolutionary Russia”, Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte 32 (2009): 70-81; “La danse et l’opposition « naturel-artificiel »” Pour l’Histoire des Sceinces de l’Homme. Bulletin de la SFHSH, no. 31 (2007): 9-18; “« C’est beau, mais ce n’est pas de la psychologie! » Le libre arbitre entre science et littérature: un débat dans la famille Herzen”, in Psychologies fin de siecle, dir. Jean-Louis Cabanès, Jacqueline Carroy et Nicole Edelman (Université Paris Ouest, 2007), 47-61; “The Politics of Etiology: Shell Shock in the Russian Army, 1914-1918”, in Madness and the Mad in Russian Culture, ed. Angela Brintlinger and Ilya Vinitsky (University of Toronto Press, 2007), 117-29; “When Did Scientific Psychology Begin in Russia?” Physis 43 (2006): 239-71; “La pathographie de Dostoïevski, ou Les dangers d’être père de l’Idiot”, Gesnerus 62 (2005): 33-49. 75

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PROJECT D: L’INTELLIGENCE KINESTHÉSIQUE ET LE SAVOIR SENSORIMOTEUR: ENTRE ARTS ET SCIENCES

Andrea Valvini Chairman_Curator He created the “Shin” Association in 1995 in order to promote innovative artists. This association gave birth in 2001 to the electronic music festival “Elefanten” Swiss Pluridisciplinary and Intercultural Itinerant Event dedicated to the Collaborative Arts whose objectives are to promote interdisciplinary research and the meeting of the international and local scene. To encourage the emergence of human relationships one mission, Actions 2001-2010 • 7 Editions in Swiss and Taiwan. Collaborations 2007-2010 • Co-production with the association “La Bâtie Festival” Swiss • Co-production with the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts - Taiwan • Collaboration with the association “La Terrasse du Troc” - Swiss • Programmation to the association “Ecole Café Associtation - Taiwan . Artist - Sound: educated as drummer and percussionist, musician in the Geneva bands as Goz of Kermeur, Maniacs, T.S.T, ...Andrea Valvini starts his solo career as an electronic musician under the name of «a.l.s.o.» in 1995 Drummer 1990-2007: 10 years on the Road - Concert - Show cases - Record session - Collaborations - Produced 10 Cds Machine performer 1995-2010 Electronic performances in Europe / Asia (Japan-Focus) Sonor spaces 2000-2010 • Theater of Saint-Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland • Swiss Universal Exposition, Expo ‘02 • National Museum Taiwan of Fine Arts Artist - Martial: since the age of 11 when he started to learn music he began also to practice martial arts. Assistant of Master Pascal Krieger since 2000 in Geneva (Judo on the ground) he practiced in Japan with the professionnal Team of Kyoto Police, In Malaysia *Saolim* with Master P’ng, and *Xing-Yi* in Taiwan and in China. Today he diffuse “son savoir” thanks workshops around the world. Some Web Link: http://www.wowlab.net/index.php?ref=study-session-en-page1-0 http://www.mefeedia.com/watch/31326463 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMUxU8_eEVQ “..Le travail d’Andrea Valvini a une dimension philosophique, ce musicien électro suisse n’a pas (juste) pour ambition de faire danser...» Le Courrier juillet 2010 76

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