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NIMBioS Event Calendar
Due to the evolving coronavirus situation, NIMBioS activities through May 30 are expected to be virtual, with limited exceptions.  Read more ».
  February 2021
Feb 2
12:15 p.m.
Video icon. Dysoc/NIMBioS Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Joe Henrich (Harvard Univ.) The Secret of Our Success
Feb 9
11:45 a.m.
Video icon. Dysoc/NIMBioS Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Marta Lahr (Univ. of Cambridge, UK) An extended origin: Climate, populations and palimpsests in the evolution of Homo sapiens
Feb 16
11:45 a.m.
Video icon. Dysoc/NIMBioS Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Johannes Krause (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) The genetic history of the plague: What we learn from ancient pandemics
Feb 19
1-5 p.m.
Video icon. NIMBioS Research Reunion: A NIMBioS Interactive event for all NIMBioS participants and others interested in joining us.
Feb 23
11:45 a.m.
Video icon. Dysoc/NIMBioS Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Chris Stringer (Natural History Museum, London) What is Homo sapiens?
  March 2021
Mar 2
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Polly Wiessner (Arizona State Univ.) The Embers of Society: Firelight Talk among the Ju/'hoansi Bushmen
Mar 9
12:15 p.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Michael Muthukrishna (London School of Economics) Cultural Brain Hypothesis, Collective Brains, and the Evolution of Intelligence
Mar 16
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Louise Barrett (Univ. of Lethbridge, Alberta) Thinking Outside the Head: Cognitive Ecologies and Evolutionary Psychology
Mar 23
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Sarah Mathew (Arizona State Univ.) War and Peace: The Cultural Evolution of Large-scale Conflict and Cooperation
Mar 30
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Fiona Jordan (Univ. of Bristol, UK) 'A subject too large and complex' for Darwin: The Cultural Evolution of Kinship Terminology
  April 2021
Apr 6
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Manvir Singh (Institute for Advanced Studies, Toulouse) Human Social Organization during the Late Pleistocene: Challenging the Nomadic-egalitarian Model
Apr 13
11:45 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Thomas Currie (Biosciences, Univ. of Exeter, UK) The Descent of Rules: Investigating the Cultural Evolution and Ecology of Institutions
Apr 20
11:15 a.m.
Dysoc Webinar on Human Origins and Cultural Evolution. Maria Lapinski (Michigan State Univ.) Communicating Cultural and Social Norms


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