from month 02/2016

[extended deadline: 29th of March] ‘When and How does Cumulative Culture Emerge?’ A conference in Birmingham

An exciting conference will be held in Birmingham on June 9-10, on the topic of cumulative culture. More information at culture-conference.com.  [READMORE]    

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Help the Cultural Evolution Society correct its gender imbalance!

Last Year, David Sloan Wilson and others launched a Society for the Study of Cultural Evolution which many of us have joined.[READMORE] We have just received from Joe Brower, the Project Coordinator, an request for help, which, at the International Cognition and Culture Institute, we ...

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‘The Origins of Monsters’ Book Club January 2016

In January 2016, our website has hosted a Book Club devoted to David Wengrow’s book, 'The Origins of Monsters', and organised by Olivier Morin. Comments on all posts remain open, so feel free to catch up and keep the discussion alive!

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Alberto Acerbi blogs on new books on cultural evolution

In his excellent blog, Alberto Acerbi draws attention to three recent books on cultural evolution: "Tim Lewens’ Cultural Evolution (Oxford University Press) is an excellent take on the theoretical background of cultural evolutionary studies... In sum, a very important reading for ...

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Call from the Max Planck Society: Two PhD studentships in cultural evolution

The Minds and Traditions research group (“the Mint”), an Independent Max Planck Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena (Germany) is offering two grants for two doctoral projects focusing on “cognitive science and cultural evolution of ...

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Social Mind Area-Scholarships for Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies at Central European University (CEU) 2016/2017

Call for Applications: CEU is now accepting applications for two specialized interdisciplinary PhD fellowships in the area of the “Social Mind”, one of the four university-wide intellectual themes identified as its new focal directions.[READMORE] Applications are invited from ...

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Social Cognition: From Interactions to Intersubjectivity

Call for Applications: An Interdisciplinary Summer School June 26th –July 2nd  2016, Hotel Apollo, Aegina, Greece [READMORE] We invite applications from PhD students, post-doc and young researchers to attend the Summer School on“Social Cognition: From interactions to intersubj...

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Understanding Communication and Understanding Minds: The Role of Metarepresentations

The CEU Summer University announces the course "Understanding Communication and Understanding Minds: The Role of Metarepresentations", which will take place in Budapest, Hungary, from June 27 to July 2. [READMORE]   COURSE DIRECTORS Ildiko Kiraly, Department of Cognitive ...

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