New reading group on Feminist STS at the Vienna Science Studies Lab
The Vienna Science Studies Lab is an intra-institution initiative revived this winter by the KLI, UPSalon UniVie, and the In/human project at CEU. A reading group on Feminist STS is the first event.
The Making and Breaking of Minds – how social interactions shape the human mind
Isabella SARTO-JACKSON (KLI), 9 March 2023, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Learning and Evolution
Eörs SZATHMARY (KLI, Klosterneuburg & Parmendies Foundation, Pöcking & Institute of Evolution, Budapest), 17 November 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Development and Ultimate Causes
Cristina VILLEGAS (KLI), 3 November 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
A History of Ecological Economic Thought
Marco P. VIANNA FRANCO (KLI), 20 October 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Biological Theory’s September 2022 issue is available now!
Volume 17, issue 3, includes articles taking new evolutionary perspectives on back pain and morality, along with a first-ever English translation of a classic paper by premier plant physiologist Julius Sachs in which, our authors argue in a separate essay, he prefigured the discovery of mRNA.
Press release: Public lectures reflect on long-reaching influence of Gregor Mendel on his 200th anniversary
The KLI Mendel Symposium, Mendel's Legacy in Science and Society, will be held from Oct 13th to 14th, 2022.
Report from the 2nd meeting of the KLI working group: Evolutionary theory for social-ecological change
Raf Jansen documents the working group's five-day stay at the KLI in pictures.
Announcing the 2022 Fall-Winter KLI Colloquium Series!
Three book symposia and four fellow talks will be hosted at the KLI. External guests are welcome.
Pour une autre histoire des rapports économie-environnement
KLI fellow Marco P. Vianna Franco and coauthor Antoine Missemer blog about their new book, A History of Ecological Economic Thought, in the Chroniques de l'anthropocène.
The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects: the workshop behind the book
An interview with Richard Gawne and Ted R. Schultz digs into the origin story of their open access book: The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects (MIT Press).
KLI fellows at the 6th EASPLS
KLI fellows Luana Poliseli, Marco Treven, Elis Jones, Cristina Villegas, Alejandro Villanueva and incoming fellow Alejandro Fabregas-Tejeda attended the 6th EASPLS at University of Bordeaux. Isabella Sarto-Jackson gave an input talk on Complexity and the Tyranny of Scales.
Bucherscheinung The Making and Breaking of Minds – ein Interview von Lynn CHIU mit Isabella SARTO-JACKSON
„Mein Forschungsschwerpunkt liegt auf den konstruktiven und destruktiven Wirkkräften, die neuroplastische Prozesse vorantreiben. Diese Wirkkräfte werden über Eltern, alloparentale Bezugspersonen, Gleichaltrige sowie über unsere sozioökonomische Nische weitergegeben.“
KLI Symposium on Gregor J. Mendel
On the occasion of Gregor Johann Mendel's 200th anniversary, a public symposium (Oct 13-14) will be hosted at the KLI to reflect on his work and legacy.
Now out: Biological Theory’s June 2022 issue!
Volume 17, issue 2 introduces a new collection—Critical Concepts in Biological Theory—with the article: Serial Homology.
KLI at EuroEvoDevo 2022, Naples
The KLI was present as both a sponsor and as attendees, with fellows and faculty presenting on the historical and philosophical aspects of evo-devo.
Extending our external faculty!
Roberto Cazzolla Gatti, Kevin Laland, Laura Nuño de la Rosa García are now external faculty of the KLI.
How can institutional differences across regions promote cross-border innovation spaces?
New study in Sustainability, led by KLI fellow Marina Knickel, argues that hybridizing institutional differences across borders can help promote interregional innovation cooperation.
Ethnobiological studies should not assume cultural consensus of knowledge
New paper led by KLI fellow Vitor Renck, found very little consensus in the way a fishing community classified fishes.
A case for empirical philosophy of science in practice
How can philosophers work with scientists? Can philosophy be empirical? In two new papers, KLI fellow Luana Poliseli defends empirical methods in philosophy and reports on how they collaborated with ecologists to discuss mechanistic explanations in ecology.