evolution winter school

1st International Winter School on Evolution

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1st International Winter School on Evolution - March 11th – 15th, 2013 University of Lisbon

The International Winter School on Evolution aims to better prepare a future generation for inter- and transdisciplinary evolution research by providing courses on cutting edge research in biological and sociocultural evolutionary sciences for Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral students. Emphasis lies on topics that are currently underrepresented in (post)graduate curricula.

International experts will teach 9 courses on critical aspects of biological and socio-cultural evolution. The Winter School courses are centred around the following themes:

  • Macroevolution and the major transitions
  • Symbiogenesis, lateral gene transfer and hybridization
  • Language evolution

Visiting speakers include:

  • Michael Arnold
  • Folmer Bokma
  • Bill Croft
  • Daniel Dor
  • William Martin
  • Eörs Szathmáry
  • Mónica Tamariz
  • Douglas P. Zook

More info here: http://evolutionschool.fc.ul.pt