Human Sciences Graduate Conference 2014

2014: Emanuele Serrelli co-chairs the Third Edition of the Doctorate School of Human Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca (May 29). The conference is organized by PhDs at the Department of Human Sciences. In 2012 Emanuele Serrelli conceived, co-organized, and co-chaired the first edition of this lasting initiative. Check out the 2013 edition. Proceedings: Businaro N, Mangiatordi […]

A new look at the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis

I present the initiatives, papers, and ideas of Pigliucci, Müller, and others, who are proposing an Extended Evolutionary Synthesis (EES). I then advance some reasons for concern raised by those claims, including uncertainties in timing, historical inaccuracies, lack of a theoretical structure, arbitrariness and instability of the included concepts, stereotypical characterization of the Modern Synthesis, […]

Human Sciences Graduate Conference 2013

2013: Emanuele Serrelli co-organizes the Second Edition of the Graduate Conference of the Doctorate School of Human Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca (May 24). The conference is organized by PhDs at the Department of Human Sciences. In 2012 Emanuele Serrelli conceived, co-organized, and co-chaired the first edition of this lasting initiative. Check out also the 2014 edition. […]

The challenge of tree-thinking and network-thinking

This talk gives a reflexive outlook on the employment of tree and network thinking to conceptualize and model vertical descent and horizontal transmission of cultural traits. In biology, evolutionary trees are more than tools for researchers across disciplines: they are the main framework within which evidence for evolution is evaluated (Baum et al. 2005). However, […]

Human Sciences Graduate Conference 2012

2012: Emanuele Serrelli conceives, co-organizes, and co-chairs the first edition of the Graduate Conference of the Doctorate School of Human Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca (June 4-5). The conference is organized by PhDs at the Department of Human Sciences. Organizing committee: Rossana Brambilla (education), Nicoletta Businaro (psychology), Edoardo Datteri (philosophy), Stefano Malatesta (geography), Andrea Mangiatordi (media […]