Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Inheritance and cooperation program

All talks take place in LR23 at Balliol College, Oxford

 Thursday 25th June
09.45am – 10.15am
Welcome coffee
10.15am – 11.00am
Dr Ellen Clarke (Philosophy, Oxford): Introduction to inheritance and cooperation.
11.00am – 12.30pm
Prof. Heikki Helanterä (Zoology, Helsinki): ‘Superorganisms as model systems.’

Dr Tobias Uller (Zoology, Oxford/Lund): Response
12.30pm – 2.00pm
Lunch (Hall)
2.00pm - 3.30pm
Dr Francesca Merlin (Philosophy, Paris):  ‘Limited extended inheritance.’

Matthew Clarke (BPhil Philosophy, Oxford): Response
3.30pm – 4.00pm
4.00pm – 5.30pm
Dr Simon Powers (Zoology, Lausanne): ‘What drove the last major evolutionary transition to large-scale human societies?’

Jessica Laimann (BPhil Philosophy, Oxford): Response 

Friday 26th June

9.00am – 10.30am
Dr Rachael Brown (Philosophy, Macquarie): ‘Generating benefit: Social learning and the other cooperation problem.

Prof. Cecilia Heyes (Psychology, Oxford): Response
10.30am - 11.00am
11.00am -12.30pm
Dr Jonathan Birch (Philosophy, LSE): ‘Time and relatedness in microbes and humans.’

Michael Bentley (DPhil Zoology, Oxford): Response
12.30pm – 2.00pm
Lunch (Hall)
2.00pm – 3.30pm
Prof. Peter J Richerson (Biology, UC Davis):

Dr John Odling-Smee (Anthropology, Oxford): Response 
3.30pm - 4.30pm
Roundtable discussion with coffee