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.
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.
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.
Development and Ultimate Causes
Cristina VILLEGAS (KLI), 3 November 2022, 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.
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.
All hands on deck – Transdisciplinary Approaches to Coping with Emerging Infectious Diseases
Orsolya BAJER-MOLNÁR (Medical University of Vienna), 6 December 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
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.
Self-cognition with Sensorial Diversity
Roberto CAZZOLLA GATTI (University of Bologna) 2022-12-01 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom
Biological Theory’s latest issue: 17(4) is out this month!
The December issue includes a provocative argument for the role of imagination in human cognition, along with new additions to our "Critical Concepts" and "Classics" collections — plus a heartfelt thank you to this year's referees.
New reading group on Agents and Agency
This reading group is loosely but seriously centered around agency.
Our KLife Newsletters are now online!
PDF versions of our KLife Newsletters are now available for download.
The 2022-23 Writing-up Fellows of the KLI
How do the fellows of the "Cognition and Knowledge" cohort navigate the intersecting domains of evolution, sustainability, and cognition?
Professional development at the KLI
Each winter, the KLI organizes a two-part professional development workshop for our fellows to get to know each other-- both as people and as researchers.
Towards a Philosophy of Techno-Science
Federica RUSSO (University of Amsterdam) 2023-01-19 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom
Welcoming Sonia Sultan to the KLI
Sultan's project "Updating the Single Evolutionary Currency" will seek to resolve the role of genetic variation in adaptive evolution from an ecoevodevo perspective.
New paper: Practical wisdom can inform the practice of sustainability researchers
New paper in Nature Sustainability by Caniglia et al. outlines a new role for practical wisdom and virtue ethics in knowledge co-production for transformative change.
Leo Bich to write Cambridge Elements book on Biological Organization
Visiting fellow Leo Bich has signed a book contract with Cambridge University Press to write about "Biological Organization."
Videos from the University of Vienna Mendel200 project are now available!
Watch the eleven symposium videos and five Mendel stories on our Youtube channel.