SMASH Workshop: The cognitive bases of moral diversity
We would like to invite you to our workshop The Cognitive Bases of Moral Diversity. Organized in the frames of SMASH PRO, an interdisciplinary PhD training and research program at the Central European University, we have organized a series of three connected seminars exploring the cultural and cognitive bases of moral phenomena:
Seminar 1 (24 Sept '21; 16:00 - 18:00 CET):
Moral reasoning and social inequality
Seminar 2 (1 Oct '21; 17:00 - 19:00 CET):
Social conventions and moral norms
Seminar 3 (8 Oct '21;16:00 - 18:00 CET):
Cultural transmission of moral dispositions
Call for papers: Cognitive Science of Nationalistic Behavior – Evolutionary and cross-cultural perspectives
The Journal of Cognition and Culture (Brill) is hosting a special issue (edited by Dr Michal Fux, Northeastern University) on the role of cognitive science in nationalistic thought and behaviour (CSNB). Spurred by the rise in popularity of nation-based separatist movements, which followed an era of a steady move toward globalization, the editing team is interested in filling a surprising scholarly gap by establishing a wide explanatory framework / cognitive model for CSNB thoroughly integrated with what is known about human cognition and its evolution....
Two doctoral fellowships for doing interdisciplinary research on cooperation, trust and morality at CEU
Central European University (CEU) invites applications for two new and fully funded interdisciplinary Joint PhD Fellowships starting in the 2019/2020 academic year (programme: SMASH PRO fellowships).
The Joint PhD Fellowship Scheme
The CEU Joint PhD Fellowship Scheme entails co-supervision by faculty members from the Department of Cognitive Science and Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. One Fellow will pursue a PhD in Cognitive Science and the other one a PhD in Sociology and Social Anthropology. The PhD students will follow a curriculum that includes courses from both departments being geared towards their acquiring cross-disciplinary training and expertise....
Post-doc in Cultural Evolution, Text Mining and Social Cognition in Paris
Post-doctoral position in cultural/cognitive evolution
Call for papers: Cultural Evolution
Conference on “Cultural Evolution: Arts, Languages, Technologies” in Tartu, June 6-8, 2018
Studying the foundations of politics with Quentin Atkinson: 2 positions (PhD students)
The University of Auckland advertises two new fully funded PhD studentships examining how culture and cognition shape human political belief and behaviour. Closing date: 15th December 2017.
Communication, Culture, and Cognition in Seville, May 2-4, 2018
X. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science, 24-27 May 2018
Post-Doctoral Fellowships with Christine Legare at Austin, Texas
First Social Epistemology Network Event, Oslo, May 22-24, 2018
The Social Epistemology Network Event aims to bring together leading figures in social epistemology — Keynote Speakers will be Cristina Bicchieri, Sandy Goldberg, Alvin Goldman, Katherine Hawley , and Paulina Sliwa — , together with early to mid-career researchers, and outstanding graduate students from around the world.