ISHPSSB 2021 Werner Callebaut Prize awarded to Marina DiMarco
Marina DiMarco's winning paper - (re)Producing mtEve - was presented at ISHPSSB 2019
Is the cell really a machine?
The latest article by KLI Senior Fellow Dan Nicholson has been highly recommended in F1000Prime as being of "exceptional significance" in its field by two F1000 Faculty Members.
Is knowledge just another buzzword in the sustainability sciences?
New systematic review by Apetrei, Caniglia, von Wehrden, and Lang analyzes five different entry points by which knowledge is approached by the sustainability sciences.
Investigation of the History and Philosophy of Cybernetics in Biology, Yields More Than Just a Theory of Machines
Flavia FABRIS (KLI), 10 December 2020, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Interview: Why matter matters when it comes to minds: a conversation with David Harrison
David Harrison talks about the core philosophical insights, the practical implications, and the motivations behind their new paper: “Mind the matter: Active matter, soft robotics, and the making of bio-inspired artificial intelligence.”
Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Challenges and Capacities
KLI Colloquium by Rebecca FREETH (IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam): 1 October, 2019, 5.00 pm
Interdisciplinarity in the Life Sciences and their Philosophy
TRAVEL FUNDS AVAILABLE! The 5th EASPLS has been selected as ISHPSSB Off-Year Workshop. Application Deadline is extended to March 31st. Travel funds are available (please contact the ISHPSSB treasurer for further information)!
Inherency and Agency in the Evolution of Development
Stuart A. NEWMAN (New York Medical College), 8 April 2021, 4.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Influence of Diet Texture on Human Facial and Mandibular Variation: South America as a Study Case
KLI Colloquium: Lumila Menéndez (University of Tübingen), 19 April, 3.00 pm
Inferring the Early History of the Bantu Expansion from Languages and Genes with Approximate Bayesian Computation
KLI Colloquium: Igor YANOVICH (Tübingen University), 5 September, 12.00 pm/noon
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.
Human Brain and Behavioral Development: A Dynamical System’s View of Human Development from Morphogenesis of the Brain in Embryo to Emergence of Behaviors in Infants
Prof. Gentaro Taga (University of Tokyo & KLI) will be giving a KLI Colloquium on 1 March, 3.00 pm.
How Molecular Forces and Rotating Planets Create Life
New book by Jan Spitzer reconceptualizes the origin of life on Earth.
How Human Bodies Are Evolving in Modern Societies: Do We Want to Know This?
KLI Colloquium: Philipp MITTEROECKER (University of Vienna & KLI), 19 February, 5.00 pm.
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.
Hot off the press! Biological Theory’s special issue for March
The special issue, edited by Gaëlle Pontarotti, Antoine C. Dussault, and Francesca Merlin, is a thematic collection on Conceptualizing the Environment in Natural Sciences.
Holobiont Evo-Devo: Animal Development as a Team Sport
Scott GILBERT (Swarthmore College), 15 April 2021, 5.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
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.
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.
Guido Caniglia and Dominika Glogowski win StartClim2020 grant
The grant will fund a ClimArtLab workshop at the Science-Art-Society interface.