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    2nd Siberian Indian Summer School on Human Ethology, 2003

Siegfried Frey

Siegfried Frey is a communications researcher, Professor of the Gerhard Mercator University in Duisburg (Germany), head of the Human Interaction Laboratory. Earlier he worked at the Max-Planck-Institute for Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, at the University of California, San Francisco, at the University of Berne Switzerland and at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme in Paris, France. Prof. Frey is a world-known expert in interdisciplinary research of communication. He was awarded the Research Prize Technical Communication by Standard Electric Lorenz Foundation for his development of a movement notation system equivalent to the alphabetical notation of speech. His publications include:

Frey, S. (1998). Prejudice and Inferential Communication: A New Look at an Old Problem. In: I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt and F. Salter (eds.) Indoctrinability, Ideology and Warfare. Evolutionary Perspectives. 189-217. Oxford: Berghan.

Frey, S. (1999). Neue Wege in der Kommunikationsforschung. In: D. Ganten, E. Meyer-Galow, H.-H. Ropers, H. Scheich, H. Schwarz, K. Urban, E. Truscheit (Hrsg.) Gene, Neurone, Qubits & Co. Unsere Welten der Information. 45-60. Stuttgart: Hirzel

Frey, S. (2000). Die Macht des Bildes. Der Einfluss der nonverbalen Kommunikation auf Kultur und Politik. Bern: Huber.

Frey, S., Masters, R. Raveau, A. (2003). The Pictorial Turn – A Shift from Reason to Instinct? (submitted)

Last year he participated in the 2nd Summer School on Human Ethology (Puschino) with the lectures The Power of Images: The influence of Nonverbal Communication on Culture and Politics, and Theoretical and Methodological Advances in Nonverbal Communication Research.

Preliminary titles of his lectures on Human Ethology Session: (1) Backbone of Culture: The Social Appreciation of Personality Traits, (2) New Developments in Communications Theory, and (3) The Unconscious Processing of Nonverbal Behavior Displays