23 December, 2012
2ND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS
Horizontal and Vertical Transmission and Micro- and Macroevolutionary
Patterns of Biological and Sociocultural Evolution
May 27-29th, 2013 | Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The 3-day International Conference aims to provide an interdisciplinary platform where evolutionary scholars from the exact, technological, life, human and sociocultural sciences can exchange ideas and techniques on how to conceptualize, model, and quantify biological and sociocultural evolution. The Conference is organized by the Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab of the Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon, in collaboration with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, and with the support of the John Templeton Foundation.
PLENARY AND INVITED SPEAKERS
Michael Benton, Tal Dagan, John Jungck, Carl Knappett, Daniel McShea, Alex Mesoudi, Mark Pagel, Tyler Volk, and Richard Watson
Quentin Atkinson, Alberto Bisin & Thierry Verdier, Andreas Bohn, Michael Bradie, Jorge Carneiro, Claudine Chaouiya, Mark Collard, Alex de Voogt, Frank Kressing & Matthis Krischel, Andr Levy, Margarida Matos, Telmo Pievani, Luis Mateus Rocha, lio Sucena
The conference website contains biographies of all speakers as well as the abstracts of their talk.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
We call for bio-informaticians, evolutionary biologists, microbiologists, paleontologists, geologists, physicists, mathematicians, anthropologists, archeologists, linguists, sociologists, economists, and philosophers and historians of science to provide talks on the following topics:
1. Conceptualization, quantification and modeling of horizontal and vertical transmission in biological and sociocultural sciences
2. Conceptualization, quantification and modeling of micro- and macroevolution in biological and sociocultural sciences
3. Hierarchy theory and the units, levels and mechanisms of evolution
4. How the universal application of evolutionary theories enables new possibilities for inter- and transdisciplinary research and the unification of the sciences
We encourage submissions of (1) concrete models and simulations, (2) theoretical, reflexive talks, and (3) historical accounts on any of the above mentioned topics.
We call for mini-symposia (3 or 6 talks), poster sessions (3 or 6 posters), as well as individual regular and poster talks.
Deadline Submissions: February 1st, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: March 1st, 2013
Registration Deadline for all Presenters: April 1st, 2013
Registration Deadline Audience: May 1st, 2013
Conference Dates: May 27th-29th, 2013
Professors: 300 euro | PhD and post-docs: 250 euro | Audience: 100 euro
| Students: 50 euro
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