Newcomer Mini Workshops

Thursday 18 September

(psychology, biology, anthropology)

13.45 – 14.00 Mini introductions by:
Paul Seabright (director IAST)
Ingela Alger (program director: biology)
Astrid Hopfensitz (program director: psychology)
14.00 – 14.30 Gladys Barragan (psychology – CerCo) will present "Why be patient? The ultimate and proximate causes of patience"
14.30 – 15.00 Maxime Cauchoix (biology – Cerco) will present "Does it pay to be flexible? Life history consequences of reserval learning abilities in wild Great tits (Parus major)"
15.00 – 15.30 Arnaud Tognetti (biology – University of Montpellier 2) will present "Sex & Cooperation: Is sexual selection involved in the evolution of cooperative behaviour"
16.00 – 16.30 Heidi Colleran (anthropology – University College London) will present "The evolutionary anthropology of fertility decline in rural Poland"
16.30 – 17.00 Aïda Nitsch (biology – Sheffield University) will present "Evolution of sibling interactions in humans"



Thursday 11 September

(political science, history, sociology, economics)

13.45 – 14.00 Mini introductions by:
Mohamed Saleh (program director: history)
Karine van der Straeten (program director: political science)
14.00 – 14.30 Charlotte Cavaillé (political science – Harvard University) will present "Demand for Redistribution in the Age of Inequality"
14.30 – 15.00 Dominik Duell (political science – New York University) will present "Political Economy of Social Identity"
15.00 – 15.30 Hassan Malik (history – Harvard University) will present "Bankers and Bolsheviks: International Finance and the Russian Revolution, 1892-1917"
16.00 – 16.30 Sreemati Mitter (history – Harvard University) will present "A History of Money in Palestine: from the 1900s to the Present"
16.30 – 17.00 Jen Schradie (sociology – UC Berkeley) will present "How Organizations Matter with Digital Activism"
17.00 – 17.30 Boris van Leeuwen (experimental economics – University of Amsterdam) will present "Don't you push my angry button"
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