Conference 2-4 June 2006
"Rhythm, Time and Temporal Organisation"

11.30 - 1.00 REGISTRATION
12.30 - 1.30 LUNCH
1.30 - 1.50 Welcome & Overview
Dr. Katie Overy
Music, University of Edinburgh
1.50 - 2.10 Clock genes and sex
Prof. Charambalos Kyriacou
Behavioural Genetics, Leicester University
2.20 - 2.50 Isochrony, the temporal foundation of all Rhythmic music
Dr. Bjorn Merker
Biomusicology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
3.00 - 3.15 What has Rhythm got to do with sex?
Prof. Simon Frith
Sociology of Music, University of Edinburgh
3.20 - 3.50 TEA
3.50 - 4.10 Time, Rhythm and expression in music
Prof. Eric Clarke
Psychology of Music, University of Sheffield
4.20 - 4.35 Rhythmic implications of wind instrument articulation patterns described in Italian sources of the 16th and 17th centuries
Prof. Murray Campbell
Physics, University of Edinburgh
4.40 - 4.55 The galloping horse: Rhythm as cultural convention
Dr. Raymond Monelle
Music, University of Edinburgh
5.00 - 5.15 '...the end of Time...'
Dr. Philip Sawyer
5.20 - 5.35 Writing Time: some thoughts on Rhythmic practice in musical composition
Prof. Peter Nelson
Music, University of Edinburgh
5.40 - 5.55 Towards a chronobiology of musical Rhythm
Prof. Nigel Osborne
Music, University of Edinburgh
6.15 - 7.15 WINE RECEPTION, Graduate School, Alison House
7.30 DANCE PERFORMANCES, Reid Concert Hall
Bengali Dance Performing Arts Community Group, Glasgow
Whirling Dervishes, Roshanak Noori, Iran
Music of the Ghosts, Prof. Amir Eslami, University of Tehran, Iran
8.30 CLOSE
9.00 - 9.40 Drumming Workshops
Jane Bentley - Artbeat, Glasgow Music
Dee Issacs - Music, University of Edinburgh
9.40 - 10.00 COFFEE
10.00 - 10.30 Feeling the beat: interactions between auditory and movement systems
Prof. Laurel Trainor
Developmental Psychology, MacMaster University, Canada
10.40 - 10.55 Rhythm and meaning: how moving bodies makes sense
Prof. Colwyn Trevarthen
Developmental Psychology, University of Edinburgh
11.00 - 11.15 Timing accuracy in oral and limb tasks as associated characteristics of primary speech disorders in children
Dr. Peter Beate
Speech and Language Pathology, University of Washington, USA
11.20 - 11.35 Pre-reading and music subskill study
Dr. Sasha Yampolsky
Developmental Psychology, Tufts University, USA
11.40 - 11.55 Developmental aspects of musical Timing skills in Greek children aged 5-8
Dr. George Papadelis
Music Psychology, University of Thessaloniki, Greece
12.00 - 1.00 LUNCH
1.00 - 1.20 Rhythmic awareness and dyslexia: behavioural and electrophysiological insights
Dr. Jenny Thomson
Speech and Language Therapy, University of Cambridge
1.30 - 2.00 The Good Start Method (GSM) and Rhythm in education and therapy
Prof. Marta Bogdanowizc
Clinical Child Psychology, University of Gdansk, Poland
2.10 - 2.25 Contributing to each other's Rhythm: musical interaction with autistic children in India
Baishali Mukherjee
Psychology, Strathclyde University
2.30 - 2.50 Scordatura and special education: using open tuned guitars to help deliver amusic programme to children with emotional and behavioural difficulties
John Milner
Music in Special Education, CARE Today, Cheshire
3.00 - 4.00 POSTER SESSION
4.00 - 4.20 TEA
4.20 - 4.35 Difference, repetition and the Rhythms of schooling
Dr. Michael Gallagher
Geography, University of Edinburgh
4.40 - 4.55 The evolution of music and the evolution of speech
Prof. David Burrows
Music, New York University, USA
5.00 - 5.15 Prosody and the history of silent reading
Dr. Elspeth Jajdelska
English Literature, Strathclyde University
5.20 - 5.35 Timing in language and music: the Rhythm of speech, verse and music in English and Spanish
Rosalia Rodriguez-Vazquez
Linguistics and Music, University of Edinburgh
5.40 - 5.55 The perception of isochrony in speech and music
Dr. Jonathan Pearl
Linguistics, University of California, USA
8.00 - late MUSIC AND DANCING, L'attache, Beneath the Rutland Hotel
Ugandan Drumming (8.30 - 9.15)
Ceilidh Dancing (9.15 - 10.00)
Jam Session (10.00 - 11.00)
Disco (11.00 - late)
9.00 - 9.20 Cerebellar disorders and timing: what is ‘cognitive dysmetria’?
Prof. Tim Griffths
Cognitive Neurology, University of Newcastle
9.30 - 9.45 Timing of covert articulation: an fMRI study
Dr. Derek Tracy
Psychiatry, The Institute of Psychiatry, London
9.50 - 10.05 Perceiving Rhythm where none exists: using event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to study subjective accenting of isochronous sequences
Dr. Douglas Potter
Psychology, University of Dundee
10.10 - 10.25 Computing syncopation in music and speech
Prof. Mark Steedman
Informatics, University of Edinburgh
10.30 - 10.45 Rhythm in music as a dynamic process
Dr. Anja Volk
Computation Music Cognition, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands
10.50 - 11.05 Evolution of Rhythm in a society of virtual agents
Joao Martins
Computational Musicology, University of Plymouth
11.10 - 11.40 COFFEE
11.40 - 11.55 Experiencing Rhythm: the pulsatingness puzzle and an embodied solution
Prof. Andy Clark
Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
12.00 - 12.15 Groove and swing in music: rating consistency, structural properties and functional roles
Dr. Guy Madison
Psychology. Umea University, Sweden
12.20 - 12.35 Distortions of perception of Time in music
Dr. Sandra Quinn
Psychology, University of Stirling
12.40 - 12.55 Co-operative tapping with human and computer partners - investigating shared intentions and interaction in musical Time
Tommi Himberg
Music, University of Cambridge
1.00 - 1.15 Moving in Time
Prof. David Lee
Psychology, University of Edinburgh
1.20 - 1.30 Closing Thanks
Dr. Katie Overy
Music, University of Edinburgh