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From: AppEEL Announcements <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: New lab for philosophy of evolutionary sciences: AppEEL
I’m delighted to inform you about the launch of AppEEL – the Lisbon Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab. AppEEL is part of the Lisbon Centre for Philosophy of Science, and is located at the Faculty of Science of the Portuguese University of Lisbon.
We will start our activities in September 2012. You can find us at http://appeel.fc.ul.pt
We kindly invite you to the following events we’re organizing.
1. TWO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS ON EVOLUTION FOR INTERNATIONAL MASTER, PHD, AND POST-DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Winter: March 11th to March 15th, 2013 | Summer: July 15th to July 19th, 2013
The Winter School courses will focus on Macroevolution and the Major Transitions; Language Evolution; Symbiogenesis, Lateral Gene Transfer and Hybridization. The courses will be taught by: Michael Arnold, Folmer Bokma, William Croft, Daniel Dor, Bruce S. Lieberman, William Martin, Eörs Szathmáry, Mónica Tamariz and Douglas P. Zook. Registration opens in September 2012.
The Summer School courses will focus on Evolutionary Theory, Sociocultural Evolution and Philosophy of Biology. The courses will be taught by: Frédéric Bouchard, Nathalie Gontier, Fiona Jordan, Emanuele Serrelli, Derek D. Turner, Luis P. Villarreal, and Michael Ruse. Registration opens in Winter 2012.
Information on the Schools can be found at http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt
2. A 3-DAY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EVOLUTIONARY PATTERNS
Horizontal and Vertical Transmission and Micro- and Macroevolutionary Patterns of Biological and Sociocultural Evolution, May 27th to May 29th, 2013
Plenary talks are provided by Michael Benton, Tal Dagan, John Jungck, Carl Knappett, Daniel McShea, Alex Mesoudi, Mark Pagel, Tyler Volk and Richard Watson.
Information on the conference can be found at http://evolutionarypatterns.fc.ul.pt
3. A SESSION FOR THE 2012-AAA MEETING ON TREE AND NETWORK MODELS OF CULTURAL TRANSMISSION
November 15th, 2012
The symposium will be part of the Evolutionary Anthropology Society meeting, and is scheduled for Thursday, November 15th , 2012, from 08:00 AM to 09:45 AM, at the Hilton San Francisco, Golden Gate 3, San Francisco, USA.
The full program can be found at http://appeel.fc.ul.pt/sub/eve/dir/aaa/aaa2012.html
4. TWO SESSIONS FOR THE 2013-AAAS MEETING ON HOW TO EXTEND THE MODERN SYNTHESIS
The focus of the sessions will be how Symbiogenesis, Horizontal Gene Transfer, Virolution and Macroevolutionary studies call for an Extended Synthesis. The sessions will be part of the AAAS History and Philosophy of Science meeting, and will take place in Boston, in February, 2013.
The full program can be found at http://appeel.fc.ul.pt/sub/eve/dir/aaas/aaas2013.html
We look forward to meeting you!
Nathalie Gontier, PhD
Director – Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab
http://appeel.fc.ul.pt | email@example.com
Centre for Philosophy of Science | http://cfcul.fc.ul.pt
Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal