Cognitionandculture

2(+2) year Postdoctoral Fellowship in acting together coordination collective goal and cooperation

The Department of Philosophy and the Centre for the Study of Social Action (CSSA) at the University of Milan are delighted to announce the opening of a post-doctoral position on Acting Together: Coordination, Collective Goal, and Cooperation. [READMORE]The project, which is jointly led by Profess...

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[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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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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Two panels on naturalistic anthropology at ASA and EASA

This year, two calls for contributions have been issued for panels related to naturalistic anthropology, one for the European Association of Social Anthropologists, the other for the Association of Social Anthropologists meeting[READMORE]: • Cognitive anthropology and cultural transm...

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Douglass North has passed away

The Nobel Prize winner and economic historian Douglass North, has passed away this Monday (November 23rd, 2015) at age 95. In addition to being a founding father of institutional economics, North was always (especially in his later work) looking out for ways to integrate economics with cognitive ...

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Joint PhD in the Cognitive Science of Religion (2016-17 Studentship)

The Institute of Cognition and Culture (ICC) is offering a DEL Studentship for the Doctoral programme in the Cognitive the Science of Religion that has been established by Aarhus University [READMORE](Graduate School of Arts/Religion, Cognition and Culture Research Unit) and Queen’s Univers...

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PhD studentships in Cognitive Science at Central European University, Budapest

The Department of Cognitive Science at CEU invites applications for doctoral student positions starting in September 2016. This is a research-based training program in human cognition with social cognition, learning and perception as core themes. Research topics include communication, cooperation, ...

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