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2022-03-10

The KLI stands with the people of Ukraine

We regard the Russian invasion an attack on the fundamental values of freedom, democracy, and self-determination. The KLI is part of the "Global Research Groups Supporting Ukrainian Scientists” and offers support for Ukrainian researchers.

2022-02-15

New paper on imperialist appropriation in the world economy

Co-authored by KLI fellow Christian Dorninger, their new paper shows that rich countries rely on a large net appropriation of resources from the global South.

2022-02-07

Forthcoming: A History of Ecological Economic Thought

New book by KLI fellow Marco P. Vianna Franco and co-author Antoine Missemer to be published in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

2022-02-05

New book: The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects

A new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology at The MIT Press

2022-01-24

Call for Applications: Sixth European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS)

Hosted by PhilinBioMed, this year's theme is “Dealing with Complexity in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences"

2022-01-17

Through the Fractured Looking Glass

Sandra MITCHELL (University of Pittsburgh), 26 January 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2022-01-04

Seeing Clearly through COVID-19: Current and Future Questions for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences

Meet the Editors & Authors (History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences), 13 January 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-12-19

The December 2021 issue of Biological Theory is now out!

Featuring a section commemorating Richard Lewontin (1929-2021) and a tribute to Karen Neander (1954-2020).

2021-12-19

Mendel turns 200! New grant on Mendel's legacy in science and society

KLI alumnae Barbara Fischer, Lynn Chiu, and Philipp Mitteröcker are co-leading a project that will take place at the KLI and the Natural History Museum of Vienna.

2021-12-19

5 KLI Writing-up Fellowships on “Cognition and Knowledge: Between Evolution and Sustainability”

Announcing 5 Writing-Up Fellowships for late-stage PhD students working on topics related to “Cognition and Knowledge: Between Evolution and Sustainability”.

2021-12-18

What does diversity mean to you in your work and how do you approach it?

We interviewed our current cohort of dissertation writing-up fellows to explore the diversity of our "diversity" fellows.

2021-12-17

KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra to start new postdoc at University of Vienna

She will start a FWF-funded project “Evolvability of inner and middle ears in birds and mammals."

2021-12-16

When evodevo meets music, philosophy, and the cognitive sciences- meet Luis Alejandro Villanueva Hernández

KLI fellow Alejandro Villanueva Hernández talks about how he combines music- both through research and performances- with philosophy of the biological and cognitive sciences.

2021-12-06

Biobus – Driving Community Science and Education

Christine MARIZZI (BioBus, Inc & Austrian Scientists in New York (ASciNA)), 9 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-26

Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences: an interview with the editors

A book that investigates key issues on levels of organization, including new thinking on downward causation, dynamical autonomy, and compositionality in complex biological systems.

2021-11-25

Evolutionary biologist Daniel Brooks visits the KLI

In November, we welcomed Prof. Daniel R Brooks into the KLI as a visitor. Prof Brooks is an evolutionary biologist who pioneered the integration of phylogenetic information and ecology and behavior, with a personal focus on parasite-host systems.

2021-11-22

Historian of economic thought Antoine Missemer visits the KLI

In October, we welcomed the visiting fellow Antoine Missemer at the KLI. Antoine is a historian of economic thought based at the International Center for Research on Environment and Development (CIRED/CNRS) in Paris.

2021-11-19

Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science

Meet the Editors & Authors, 1 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-11

Surviving the Anthropocene; A Darwinian Guide

Daniel R. BROOKS (University of Toronto), 18 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-03

Two Dogmas of Molecular Biology: What Is the Explanatory Role of the Sequence – Structure-Function Relationship?

Gregor GRESLEHNER (University of Vienna), 11 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.