Cultural Traits. A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Cultural Diversity

Out now! Understanding Cultural Traits: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Cultural Diversity, Edited by Fabrizio Panebianco and Emanuele Serrelli. Marketing page at Springer Read online on SpringerLink Interested in writing a review? Read it online for free and get your free hardcopy! Go on the dedicated homepage and then “Access an Online Book Review Copy” via the link under “Service for […]

Anthropocene Campus: Experiment in Higher Education

I participate in ANTHROPOCENE CAMPUS, Berlin, November 14-22, 2014. I have been selected among “100 outstanding post graduates as well as actors from culture, society, and the arts”, nominated by prof. Elena Bougleux (University of Bergamo). Encouraging new forms of transdisciplinary discourse and research THE ANTHROPOCENE PROJECT 2013/14 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin […]

Cultural Traits and Multidisciplinary Dialogue

…We have walked on a fine line: the notion of a cultural trait is interesting because it has something to say to many sciences, but, paradoxically, also because it generates harsh conflicts on top scientific journals more and more frequently. Historical linguistics and cultural evolution are two of many fields where these clashes happen, and […]

Ilya Tëmkin – Perils and promises of cultural phylogenies: evolution of the Baltic Psaltery

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Perils and promises of cultural phylogenies: Evolution of the Baltic Psaltery Ilya Tëmkin National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) and NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College) Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 12:00pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: The new millennium has brought […]

Boundaries, foundation, and physics of Babel: the interdisciplinary study of language

If, by ‘Babel’, we mean the set languages that have appeared in the world, we may want to research the ‘boundaries of Babel’ by asking whether the expansion of Babel is prevented (i.e., whether unobserved languages are impossible languages), and, if so, by which factors. The boundaries of Babel are being explored by partnerships of […]

Malatesta, Schmidt, Squarcina – Not just limits: the geographical boundaries as places of meeting and diffusion of cultural traits

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Not just limits: the geographical boundaries as places of meeting and diffusion of cultural traits Stefano Malatesta, Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg, Enrico Squarcina Università di Milano Bicocca May 16th, 2013, 2:30 pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: Boundaries are a consolidating […]

Pierluigi Cuzzolin – Fatiche e miserie dell’espressione iuxta propria principia

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Fatiche e miserie dell’espressione iuxta propria principia Pierluigi Cuzzolin Università di Bergamo February 28th, 2013, 12pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: Nel De rerum natura iuxta propria principia (prima edizione nel 1565) Bernardino Telesio utilizzava questo sintagma per propugnare uno studio […]

Mario Barenghi – Nothing but survival: On the origin and spread of literature

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Nothing but survival: On the origin and spread of literature Mario Barenghi University of Milano Bicocca January 31, 2013, 2:30pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: For a long time literary theorists have been concerned with the question “What is literature?”. This […]

Tracing traits in linguistics, economics, and evolutionary biology. An interdisciplinary workshop

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Tracing traits in linguistics, economics, and evolutionary biology. An interdisciplinary workshop Federica Da Milano, Linguist, University of Milano Bicocca Nicoletta Puddu, Linguist, University of Cagliari Fabrizio Panebianco, Economist, University of Milano Bicocca Emanuele Serrelli, Philosopher of Biology, University of Milano Bicocca Thursday, December […]