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PhD Defence by Anke Coomans about Music Therapy and Dementia

PhD Defence by Anke Coomans about Music Therapy and Dementia

Anke Coomans will defend the thesis: Moments of resonance in musical improvisation with persons with severe dementia: An interpretative phenomenological study

Tidspunkt

14.04.2016 kl. 13.30 - 16.30

Beskrivelse

This study aims to explore how musical improvisation in music therapy with persons with severe dementia can lead to the occurrence of essential moments of meeting on a non-verbal, musical level.

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Examining Committee:

Associate Professor Niels Hannibal, Aalborg University (chair)
Professor Denise Grocke, University of Melbourne
Associate Professor Wolfgang Schmid, University of Bergen

Supervisors:

Professor Hanne Mette Ridder, Aalborg University
Professor Jos de Backer'

The defence is followed by a reception

Everybody is welcome!

Arrangør

Department of Communication and Psychology

Adresse

Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg, room 4.105