KLI fellow in The Economist! On making money from sewage in Kolkata
KLI alum Amitangshu Acharya and coauthor Sudipto Sanyal write about Kolkata's "Black Gold."
New fellow at the KLI: Luis Alejandro Villanueva Hernández
Welcoming Alejandro back as a postdoc fellow!
Writing-up Project Feedback: STS Researchers as ‘Technology’: Leveraging Positionality to Understand Interdisciplinary Dynamics
Ashley Lewis talks presents a paper from her dissertation for feedback
The Modern State and the Glass Ceiling for a Sustainability Transformation – a Systems Perspective
Daniel HAUSKNOST (Vienna University of Economics and Business), 21 January 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Why the Future Needs More Transdisciplinary Research and Universities: Theories, Competences, and Cases from the Field
Gerald STEINER (Donau University Krems), 14 January 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Josef Popper-Lynkeus, Otto Neurath, and the Other Austrian Economics: ontology, epistemology, facts, and values
KLI fellow and historian of economics Marco P. Vianna Franco investigates how resource flows and value-based judgements served as inputs to socially-inclusive economic plans
A mini-symposium of fellows
Every few months, we enable new research collaborations with a specially-designed mini-symposium.
The philosophical impact of cybernetics on Waddington’s processual epigenetics
KLI fellow Flavia Fabris argues that it was mainly Waddington’s cybernetics – rather than organicism – to lead the foundation for his subsequent novel scientific approach.
Diversity lost: COVID-19 as a phenomenon of the total environment
When fellows in isolation joined forces to write together, we witnessed the birth of an unprecedented institution-wide collaboration
Biological Theory at 15!
With its December issue, Biological Theory, the KLI's highly regarded journal, marks its 15th full year of publishing.
Wolves might be able to recognize themselves through an “olfactory mirror”
KLI fellow Roberto Cazzolla Gatti and colleagues applied the sniff-test for self-recognition to captive grew wolves and found likely signs of self-recognition.
Multi-isotopic and morphometric evidence for the migration of farmers leading up to the Inka conquest of the southern Andes
KLI fellow Lumila Paula Menéndez and colleagues show a migration pulse preceding the Inka expansion from a northern maize-farming population that would have been part of a widespread period of change in settlement patterns, population movements, and social identities.
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.
COVID-19 und andere Pandemien entstehen durch negative menschliche Einflüsse auf die Diversität der gesamten Umwelt
Globaler Diversitätsverlust im biologischen, anthropologischen und geologischen Bereich begünstigt die Entstehung von Zoonosen, fanden KLI Forscher*innen heraus
COVID-19 and other pandemics are the effects of our negative impact on the diversity of the total environment
Loss of diversity in biological, anthropological and geological global spheres enhances the emergence of zoonoses.
Transforming knowledge systems for life on Earth: Visions of future systems and how to get there
What might future envisioned knowledge systems need to look like and how might we get there?
Dehumanization and Essentialism
KLI Colloquium: Maria KRONFELDNER (Central European University), 3 December 2020, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Seminar »Das soziale Gehirn« 17 März 2021 – Pro Juventute Akademie, Salzburg
Seminar (in German) for social workers and pedagogues at Pro Juventute Akademie (Salzburg). Speaker: Isabella Sarto-Jackson Title: »Das soziale Gehirn«
Craniofacial and mandibular variation in colonial populations of the southern Andes during the 16th to 19th centuries
KLI fellow Lumila Menéndez and colleagues find high diversity in the biology, culture, and diet of these populations.
Ecomorphological study of the cranial variation in prehistoric populations from Peru
New paper by Lumila Menéndez investigates the cranial variation in prehistoric populations from Peru.