Resilience knowledge in action or resilience actions in knowledge?
KLI fellow Rongkun Liu's knowledge-to-action projects in China illustrate how hybrid knowledge systems can enhance community resilience to socio-ecological changes.
Why words matter: communicating science through public engagement and poetry
We asked Alice how outreach engagement and art interweave with her life as a scientist.
The October issue of our KLife Newsletter is out!
Check out our new colloquium schedule & enjoy the insightful essays, interviews, & papers from our fellows
KLI alumnae Lisa Lehner investigates the complex factors that mediate the processing and distribution of vaccine information by studying midwives in Austria.
Announcing the 2021-2022 Fall-Winter Colloquium
Featuring six talks and three special colloquia
Old ideas for current challenges: Ecological neo-Narodnism and the peasant economy in the 21st century
What is Ecological neo-Narodnism and how does it contribute to solving contemporary social and environmental challenges? Marco P. Vianna Franco explains.
Neurodiversity and anthropomorphism in social insect research
Alice Laciny's new fellowship explores how the perceptions and approaches of neurodivergent researchers come into play within social insect research.
New thematic issue of Biological Theory: Evolution of Kinship Systems
The September issue of our journal, Biological Theory, is now out.
New book in Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology: Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences
Edited by Daniel S. Brooks, James DiFrisco, and William C. Wimsatt, the new book examines a core structural principle in the biological sciences- the nature and significance of levels of organization.
New Oxford Bibliography entry on Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Gerd B. Müller and Ehab Abouheif's new entry on evo-devo offers an introduction to characteristic themes and highlights selected papers that address crucial conceptual aspects.
KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra part of four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis
Spring 2021 was an exciting time for pelvis research with four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis and birth canal.
ISHPSSB 2021 Werner Callebaut Prize awarded to Marina DiMarco
Marina DiMarco's winning paper - (re)Producing mtEve - was presented at ISHPSSB 2019
Rethinking Cancer with Bernhard Strauss
Bernhard Strauss, co-editor of Rethinking Cancer: a New Paradigm for the Postgenomics Era, talks about theory change, the KLI Altenberg workshop, highlights of the book chapters, and exciting new steps.
Foundations for Sustainability
Brian FATH (Towson University, Maryland & IIASA, Laxenburg), 1 July 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
VienNature: a Vienna Nature Exhibition
KLI alumnus Wim Hordijk unveils his nature photography in VienNature: a Vienna Nature Exhibition
The obstetrical dilemma: taking a closer look with Nicole Grunstra
Why is birthing so difficult in humans and why is giving birth such a risky business? An interview with KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra on why it is still important to talk about the obstetrical dilemma.
The value of mentorship: imagination, theory, and practice
KLI fellows Stephanie Schnorr and Nicole Grunstra initiated a KLI Lab to think about mentorship in academia. They brought an embodied and an evolutionary perspective to the table.
Cancer and the environment: a critical review by Roberto Cazzolla Gatti
KLI fellow Roberto Cazzolla Gatti reviews what we know about carcinogens in the air, water, and soil.
Jacob Weger on ontologies of environmental governance
KLI fellow Jacob Weger and colleagues examine the ontological assumptions underlying modern environmental governance and look to other cultures for alternative ways to create a more just and sustainable world.
Pregnant Females as Historical Individuals: An Insight from the Philosophy of Evo-Devo
Mihaela PAVLICEV (University of Vienna), Laura NUÑO DE LA ROSA (Complutense University of Madrid), & Arantza ETXEBERRÍA AGIRIANO (University of the Basque Country), 24 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.