IAST Distinguished Lectures in the Social Sciences

The Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse is launching a new lecture series, the IAST Distinguished Lectures in the Social Sciences, to be given by internationally renowned scholars on a theme of interest to all concerned citizens.

Theme 2013 “ORIGINS”


  • First Lecture: Robert BOYD, Anthropologist from UCLA & Arizona State University, talked on "How Culture Shaped Human Evolution"

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  • Second Lecture: Tim CLUTTON-BROCK, Zoologist from Cambridge University, talked on "The Origins of Society" 

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  • Third Lecture: Walter SCHEIDEL, Classical Historian from Stanford University, talked on "The Origins of Inequality"

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