Events and activities


Moving Art

This conference was held on the 31st of August-1st of September 2018 and was about psychological consequences of aesthetic experiences. Guest speakers were Professors Brian Massumi (University of Montreal), Erin Manning (Concordia University) Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University), Mark Freeman (College of the Holy Cross) and Richard Shusterman (Florida Atlantic University).

Art & Identity

This conference was held on 7th-8th of May, 2010 and was about how art affects identity. Guest speakers were Professors Ciarán Benson (University College Dublin), Andrew Bowie (University of London), Gerald Cupchik (University of Toronto),  Judy Gammelgaard (University of Copenhagen), Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University) and Mark Johnson (University of Oregon).   


PhD Course in Phenomenological Psychology

Tone Roald (Organizer)

7 - 9 June 2022

Seminar on Reading Experiences with Professor Rita Felski (University of Virginia)

Lea Isabel Sidenius (Organizer)

31 May 2022

Seminar on the experience of beauty in art with Professor Frederick Wertz (Fordham University)

Tone Roald (Organizer)

14 December 2021

Seminar on the imaginary with Professor Frederick Wertz (Fordham University)

Tone Roald (Organizer)

12 December 2021

Seminar on beauty and the imaginary with Professor Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Stanford University)

Tone Roald (Organizer)

1 December 2021

Seminar with cand.psych. Kirsten Bertelsen on aesthetic experiences and participatory art

Anders Essom-Stenz (Organizer)

24 August 2020

Seminar with Dr. Joel Kruger on music and empathy

Tone Roald (Organizer)

9 January 2020

Seminar with Jörgen Pind on Edgar Rubin

Bjarne Sode Funch (Organizer)

PhD course: Descriptive phenomenology. Theory and Method

Tone Roald (Organizer)

28 - 30 October 2019

Seminar with Dr. Frederick Wertz on Phenomenological Psychology

Tone Roald (Organizer)

6 September 2019

Seminar with artist Katrine Dirckinck-Holmfeld on affect and time

Tone Roald (Organizer)

24 May 2019

Seminar with Associate Professor Susanne Ravn on Qualitative methods

Tone Roald (Organizer)

4 November 2018

Aesthetics seminar with Professor Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Tone Roald (Organizer)

4 - 6 September 2018

Swing Psychology: Empirically assessing aesthetic issues in swing music performance. Talk by composer and ph.d.-student Chris Corcoran

Simon Høffding (Organizer)

25 April 2018

Phenomenological and Qualitative Psychological Research. Talk by Professor James Morley & Associate Professor Magnus Englander

Tone Roald (Organizer)

2 March 2018

Recognizing motives. Talk by Professor Morten Nissen

Tone Roald (Organizer)

29 November 2017

Seminar with Assistant Professor Gonzalo Obelleiro on John Dewey's Art as experience

Simon Høffding (Organizer)

28 November 2017

The primacy of movement. Seminar with Courtesy Professor Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

Tone Roald (Organizer)

21 September 2015

Presence. Talk by Professor Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

Tone Roald (Organizer)

8 May 2015

The embodied mind. Talk by Professor Mark Johnson

Tone Roald (Organizer)

2 March 2015

Aesthetics of the embodied mind. Seminar with Professor Mark Johnson

Tone Roald (Organizer)