KLI Colloquium: Adam WILKINS (Humboldt University, Berlin), 26 November 2019, 5.00 pm.
Largely unnoticed, we live in a cybernetic era where automated systems are part of everyday life. In this video, Dr Flavia Fabris, explains the main ideas of her research on the contribution of cybernetics to the development of contemporary biology.
KLI Colloquium: Andrej EVTEEV (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow), 19 November, 5.00 pm.
What makes cooperation peaceful and stable? Understanding how we disagree about norms is crucial to overcoming the challenges we face in culturally diverse societies.
KLI Colloquium: Raghavendra GADAGKAR (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore), 14 November 2019, 5.00 pm
What makes organisms different from other complex organized systems like machines?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Daniel Nicholson discusses the ontology of living systems, how they differ from other complex systems, and what implications these differences have for biological theory.
Friday 8 November, 5.00 pm: Vernissage of Gerhard Papp´s pen drawings.
"Why are humans so diverse? How do we evolve as a species?" KLI postdoc fellow anthropologist Lumila Menéndez talks about 10,000 Years of Cranial Evolution in SouthAmerica in 1.5 minutes!
"When and where did music start?" Watch... and listen!... to KLI alum & guest researcher Alejandro Villanueva talk about his work on the cognitive origins of music and the roles they play in social interactions.
KLI Colloquium: Barbara FISCHER (KLI), 29 October 2019, 3.00 pm
"Why is birth so difficult in humans and why has evolution not resolved this obstetric dilemma?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer talks about evolutionary constraints and childbirth.
'Convergent Evolution on Earth. Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life' by George R McGhee Jr. An analysis of patterns of convergent evolution on Earth that suggests where we might look for similar convergent forms on other planets.
'Evolutionary Causation' edited by Tobias Uller & Kevin N. Laland. A comprehensive treatment of the concept of causation in evolutionary biology that makes clear its central role in both historical and contemporary debates.
KLI Colloquium: Andrew S. YANG (Chicago Art Institute), 21 October 2019, 5.00 pm
KLI Colloquium: Kim STERELNY (Australian National University, Canberra), 15 October 2019, 5.00 pm
"When you eat your daily meal do you ever ask yourself, where do the ingredients come from?" KLI fellow Christian Dorninger works on the biophysical and mental connectedness between humans and nature, with implications for sustainability studies.
Pictorial memories of an event organized by the Globart Academy & KLI. A journey through different periods that surround us in the anthropocene.
KLI "Current Research Talk" by Daniel NICHOLSON (KLI): 8 October 2019, 5.00 pm
"What if I told you that 19th century poet & playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe has something important to contribute to biology today?" KLI Alum (IHPST, University of Toronto) introduces us to an organism-centric philosophy of biology.
KLI Colloquium by Rebecca FREETH (IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam): 1 October, 2019, 5.00 pm