Borzoo Pourabdollahian – Towards a sustainable society through serious gaming

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Towards a sustainable society through serious gaming Dr. Borzoo Pourabdollahian Politecnico di Milano Thursday, November 27, 12:00pm Room U6-3143, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: The main challenge for societies is to find mechanisms to arouse among their citizens better insights about the […]

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 […]

The goals and conditions of successful interdisciplinarity

In this conceptual analysis, we argue that the contemporary popularity of interdisciplinarity should be complemented by a deeper, critical reflection on its goals and on the conditions for its success. The goal of producing a surplus of knowledge should be interpreted as the production of new ways of thinking, and leave recognizable traces in the […]

Evolution Day. Nature and culture

Is culture natural? Language and reading as an example A public conference and a conference for high-school students on biological and cultural evolution. In collaboration with City Museums of Como, Centro Filippo Buonarroti, and Pikaia webportal on evolution. Look for it in the Talks page (with additional links): 2012, Feb 9 (h.10.30 and 14.30) – […]

Perspectives on the evolution of evolutionary theory: towards an Extended Synthesis?

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences PRIN 2007 “The Adaptive Behaviour of Biological Systems and the Scientific Method” “Riccardo Massa” Department of  Human Sciences Sciences University of Milano Bicocca Perspectives on the evolution of evolutionary theory: towards an Extended Synthesis? Workshop with: Keynote speaker: Gerd B. Müller Professor for Zoology, […]

Seminar: Youth in a Foreigh Country II

I partecipanti al corso cercano di immaginare che cosa c’è nella metaforica valigia di un ragazzo che esce dalla comunità… Novità rispetto all’anno scorso: si prende spunto dalle fotografie degli “strumenti di lavoro” che si utilizzano in comunità. Look for it in the Talks page (with additional links): 2007, Mar 17 (h.) – CAM Centro […]

Seminar: Youth in a Foreign Country I

“Il giovane in comunità: crescere lontano dalla propria famiglia, il rapporto con gli adulti e con i coetanei” I partecipanti al corso cercano di immaginare che cosa c’è nella metaforica valigia di un ragazzo che esce dalla comunità… A partire da queste suggestioni, racconto della vita in comunità, con particolare attenzione a cosa potrebbe aiutare […]