The KLI announces 5 Writing-Up Fellowships for late-stage PhD students working in inter and transdisciplinary sustainability science with a focus on theoretical dimensions of sustainability research.
KLI Lab: Hugh DESMOND (KU Leuven), Friday 13 December, 12.00 pm.
Call for Applications: 6th European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS) “Dealing with complexity in the life sciences” at the KLI, September 7–11, 2020
KLI Colloquium: John Bickle (Mississippy State University & University of Mississippi Medical Center), 10 December 2019, 5.00 pm.
KLI Colloquium: Kate MACCORD (Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole) & Lucie LAPLANE (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), 3 December, 5.00 pm.
Alice Laciny, postdoctoral fellow at the KLI investigates the influence of parasites on the morphology of ant hosts. She aims to highlight the overlapping aspects of ecology, evolution and development.
KLI Lab: Adam WILKINS (Humboldt University, Berlin), 27 November, 12.00 pm.
KLI Colloquium: Adam WILKINS (Humboldt University, Berlin), 26 November 2019, 5.00 pm.
Largely unnoticed, we live in a cybernetic era where automated systems are part of everyday life. In this video, Dr Flavia Fabris, explains the main ideas of her research on the contribution of cybernetics to the development of contemporary biology.
KLI Colloquium: Andrej EVTEEV (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow), 19 November, 5.00 pm.
What makes cooperation peaceful and stable? Understanding how we disagree about norms is crucial to overcoming the challenges we face in culturally diverse societies.
KLI Colloquium: Raghavendra GADAGKAR (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), 14 November 2019, 5.00 pm
What makes organisms different from other complex organized systems like machines?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Daniel Nicholson discusses the ontology of living systems, how they differ from other complex systems, and what implications these differences have for biological theory.
Friday 8 November, 5.00 pm: Vernissage of Gerhard Papp´s pen drawings.
"Why are humans so diverse? How do we evolve as a species?" KLI postdoc fellow anthropologist Lumila Menéndez talks about 10,000 Years of Cranial Evolution in SouthAmerica in 1.5 minutes!
"When and where did music start?" Watch... and listen!... to KLI alum & guest researcher Alejandro Villanueva talk about his work on the cognitive origins of music and the roles they play in social interactions.
KLI Colloquium: Barbara FISCHER (KLI), 29 October 2019, 3.00 pm
"Why is birth so difficult in humans and why has evolution not resolved this obstetric dilemma?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer talks about evolutionary constraints and childbirth.
'Convergent Evolution on Earth. Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life' by George R McGhee Jr. An analysis of patterns of convergent evolution on Earth that suggests where we might look for similar convergent forms on other planets.
'Evolutionary Causation' edited by Tobias Uller & Kevin N. Laland. A comprehensive treatment of the concept of causation in evolutionary biology that makes clear its central role in both historical and contemporary debates.