Conflict and Cooperation, and Cultural Evolution

OCT 19, 2011 | 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

4102: Science Center

WHEN:

October 19, 2011: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

ITS

Description

A theory of biological construction: from multicellularity to eusociality
    Corina Tarnita, Harvard University
Intragenomic conflict and the origin of maladaptive phenotypes
    Jon Wilkins, Ronin Foundation\Santa Fe institute
The economics of cultural transmission
    Alberto Bisin, New York University
The logic of fashion cycles
    Stefano Ghirlanda, Universita' di Bologna/Brooklyn College (CUNY)