Yogic Perception, Meditation and Altered States of Consciousness

  • Datum: 27.-30. Juli 2006
  • Ort: Austrian Academy of Sciences,"Clubraum"
  • Dr. Ignaz Seipl Platz 1, 1010 Vienna
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  • Organisation: Eli Franco, Dagmar Eigner, Cynthia Peck-Kubaczek

Programme/Programm
Abstracts

Topic/Thema


The conference intends to bring together a group of international scholars from different disciplines, including Indology, Religious Studies, Buddhist Studies, Jaina Studies, Tibetan Studies, Anthropology, Psychology, Philosophy and Neurophysiology, who are currently working on yogic perception, meditation and altered states of consciousness. It will provide a starting point for further discussion and cooperation from the perspective of different religious traditions, geographical areas and methodologies.

Participants/Vortragende


  • Orna Almogi (Universität Hamburg)
  • Karl Baier (Universität Wien)
  • John Baker (Moorpark College, California)
  • Michael DelMonte (St. Patrick's Hospital, Dublin)
  • Elizabeth De Michelis (University of Cambridge)
  • Dietrich Ebert (Universität Leipzig)
  • Dagmar Eigner (Medizinische Universität Wien)
  • Vincent Eltschinger (IKGA)
  • Johann Figl (Universität Wien)
  • Günther Fleck (Universität Wien)
  • Eli Franco (Universität Leipzig)
  • Yohanan Grinshpon (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
  • Giselher Guttmann (Universität Wien)
  • Shulamith Kreitler (Tel Aviv University)
  • Philipp Maas (IKGA)
  • Anne MacDonald (Universität Wien)
  • Oded Maimon (Tel Aviv University)
  • Lawrence McCrea (Harvard University)
  • Marion Rastelli (IKGA)
  • Diana Riboli (Panteio University, Athens)
  • Urs Rüegg (Switzerland)
  • Marcus Schmücker (IKGA)
  • John Taber (University of New Mexico)
  • Renaud van Quekelberghe (Universität Koblenz-Landau)
  • Dorji Wangchuk (Universität Hamburg)