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 […]

Species on the Threshold

Emanuele Serrelli spoke on the relationship between cultural and biological evolution at the conference: La specie sulla soglia: come l’evoluzione culturale cambia i paesaggi della nostra vita Venerdì, 31 Ottobre 2014 16:30 – 19:30 Mostra d’Oltremare, Arena Flegrea, Napoli (Forum Internazionale delle Culture) L’importanza di prendere atto che l’evoluzione sia divenuta soprattutto culturale è una […]

Ambiente e società. Appendice XXI Secolo

2014: scientific coordinator, together with Andrea Romano, of the volume Ambiente e società. Appendice XXI Secolo, Torino: UTET Grandi Opere (scientific director Telmo Pievani), out in September 2014. We solicited, supervised, and revised to publication 28 chapters by major Italian and International authors on many topics concerning environmental challenges and sustainability.

Mauro Van Aken – Travelling models of water. Battlefields of knowledge and ideas of change in the Middle East

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Travelling models of water. Battlefields of knowledge and ideas of change in the Middle East Mauro Van Aken Cultural Anthropologist, University of Milano Bicocca April 12, 2012, 12:00pm U6, 4th floor, room 4160 (polivalente), Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: Development and modernization policies, […]

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, […]

Cultural Diversity

The reflection on human cultures delivers more and more a critical and complex vision that makes it difficult to imagine ourselves counting, describe or analytically decompose cultures. Bypassing questions like “what is a culture”, “which and how many cultures are there”, and “how important is each culture”, anthropology and ethnography give scientific form to the […]

Biocultural Diversity

Biodiversity shapes cultural diversity. Culture shapes the environment. But according to the biocultural paradigm of the “inextricable link”, such bidirectional co-determination in fact prevents the analytical distinction of the two. We must, indeed, talk about a unified type of diversity: biocultural diversity. The field aims to conserve, defend rights of indigenous people, and obtain political […]