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Summer Dance School – PPŠ 2017

June 26, 2017 - July 1, 2017

Summer Dance School, taking place during the first week of the summer school holidays, offers various dance workshops and courses run by local and foreign dance experts. Its program is designed to integrate both complete beginners as well as dancers with extensive prior knowledge. It offers a varied range of dances for all age groups: classical ballet, contemporary dance, modern, contact improvisation, Afro-Contemporary dance, yoga, capoeira, breakdance, hip-hop, etc. In this way, dancers can learn about the basics of their chosen genre, or upgrade their skills. More …

Pre-Seminar to SENSOTRA Summer School 2017

July 3, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In Stara elektrarna the pre-seminar of the Summer school SENSOTRA 2017 will be taking place.

Summer School/Intensive Program “Sensory Dimensions in Ethnographic Fieldwork”
Sensorial Studies and Challenges in Methodologies

What most scholars within the humanities seem nowadays to agree on is that smell, hearing, touch, taste, and vision are historical, i.e., they are not universal but products of place and time (cf. Smith 2007; Howes 2011; Low 2013; Howes & Classen 2014): “The number and order of the senses are fixed by custom and tradition, not by nature” (Howes 2011: 435). One of the premises of the anthropology of the senses is that sensory perceptions are cultural as well as physical (Feld 2013(1982), Classen 1993, Smith 2007). More …