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2022-09-29

The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects: the People 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).

2022-09-01

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.“

2022-08-01

KLI Symposium on Gregor J. Mendel

On the occasion of Gregor Johann Mendel's 200th anniversary, a public symposium will be hosted at the KLI to reflect on his work and legacy.

2022-07-08

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.

2022-07-08

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.

2022-07-08

Extending our external faculty!

Roberto Cazzolla Gatti, Kevin Laland, Laura Nuño de la Rosa García are now external faculty of the KLI.

2022-07-07

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.

2022-07-07

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.

2022-07-07

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.

2022-06-26

Das soziale Gehirn (GERMAN!)

Isabella SARTO-JACKSON (KLI), 30. Juni 2022, 15.00 Uhr. Präsenzveranstaltung – Buchpräsentation am KLI, Martinstraße 12, 3400 Klosterneuburg

2022-06-24

The 39th Altenberg Workshop: Agency in Living Systems

The "Agency in Living Systems: Conceptual Frameworks and Research Approaches" Altenberg workshop was co-organized by Sonia Sultan and Armin Moczek as part of their "Agency in Living Systems" project.

2022-06-07

First meeting of the KLI working group: Evolutionary Theory for Social-Ecological Change

Members of the working group organized their first in-person meeting in March to facilitate understanding across different disciplines, theories, and fields.

2022-05-24

On the Sustainability of Human Niche Construction

Christian DORNINGER (KLI), 2 June 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2022-05-05

EDI Matters: How Institutions Reap Tangible Benefits by Investing in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Kevin LALAND (University of St. Andrews), 12 May 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2022-05-01

Help for Ukraine: Science Alliance for Ukraine

The KLI has been involved in several initiatives supporting researchers affected by the war in Ukraine. We are now reaching out to you to contribute in two possible ways.

2022-04-27

CANCELLED! Why the Empirical and the Ethical Need to Reconsider their Connection

Due to unforeseen circumstances Henrik von WEHRDEN's talk is cancelled!

2022-04-24

Dissecting Female: Towards a Queer Feminist Approach to Research on Sexual Reproduction

Caitlin McDONOUGH-GOLDSTEIN (University of Vienna), 28 April 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2022-04-14

Imagining a Post-Climate-Crisis Future

Mika TOSCA (School of the Art Institute of Chicago), 21 April 2022, 4.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2022-04-07

Not over yet: KLI publications on the pandemic

In addition to Diversity Lost to Diversity Regained, KLI fellows covered a range of philosophical, social, and ecological issues.

2022-04-07

Why care about theory in sustainability science?

If we want to contribute to sustainability transformations, why should we spend time theorizing? New paper by Schlüter et al. talk about theories as assemblages, spaghetti bowls, and ecologies of theories.