13 October, 2012
We are happy to inform you that registration is now open for the 1st
International Winter School on Evolution. Courses are open to international
Master, PhD and Post-doctoral students in the exact, life, human and
sociocultural evolutionary sciences.
About the courses
>From Monday to Friday, parallel sessions are organized whereby visiting
staff provide a 10-hour course (2 hours a day) on critical aspects of
biological and sociocultural evolution. The courses are centered around the
Module 1: Macroevoluton and the Major Evolutionary Transitions
Courses are taught by: Bruce Lieberman, Folmer Bokma, Ers Szathmry.
Module 2: Language Evolution
Courses are taught by William Croft, Mnica Tamariz, Daniel Dor.
Module 3: Symbiogenesis, Lateral Gene Transfer and Virolution
Courses are taught by Douglas Zook, William Martin, Michael Arnold.
All courses are taught at a level accessible to Master, PhD and
post-doctoral students in the exact, life, human and sociocultural
evolutionary sciences. Students of evolutionary biology, microbiology,
philosophy of biology will especially benefit from these courses.
Students will be provided a mandatory reading list which will form the basis
of lectures and discussions. There are neither examinations nor paper
350 euro for the whole week, regardless the number of courses you choose.
HOW TO ENROLL
You can enroll for a specific module (therefore following a 30-hour course
on the subject) or you may choose three courses of your specific interest.
Places are limited, we therefore advise you to enroll as quickly as
About the Winter School
The School is organized by the Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab of the
Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon, in
collaboration with Cincia Viva and with the support of the John Templeton
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