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Conference The Definitions of Humanity

3 October - 5 October

The Definitions of Humanity
Philosophy, Cognition, Paleoanthropology
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Bordeaux & Les Eyzies de Tayac, France

 

 

 

1) Bipedalism (locomotor evolution)

François Marchal (ADES, Université d’Aix-Marseille, CNRS)
Brigitte Senut (CR2P, MNHN / CNRS) 
Mathilde Lequin (SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

 

2) Tools (lithic and bone industry, technical and cognitive evolution, criteria of culture)

François Bon (CRFJ, Jérusalem)
Anne Delagnes (PACEA, Université de Bordeaux / CNRS) 
Kim Sterelny (Australian National University et Victoria University of Wellington)

 

3) Brain and cognition (variations of the fossil skulls ; brain and cognitive evolution ; gene-culture co-evolution)

Jean-Jacques Hublin (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)/ Collège de France)
Cécilia Heyes (Oxford University)
Denis Forest (IHPST, Université Paris 1)
Cédric Brun (SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

 

4) Symbolic thought (art mobilier, cave art, ornaments, funeral practices)

Francesco d’Errico (PACEA, Université de Bordeaux / CNRS)
Olivier Morin (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena)
Raymond Corbey (Université de Leiden, Pays-Bas)

 

5) Language

Etienne Bimbenet (SPH, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)
Jean-Louis Dessalles (Université de Paris-Saclay, Telecom ParisTech)
Jacques Pelegrin (MAE, Université de Nanterre / CNRS)

 

6) Culture and ways of life (cultural institutions; evolution of the dietary patterns; social and economic mechanisms; spatial and territorial organisation)

Daniel Andler (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
Laurence Kaufmann (Institut des sciences sociales, Université de Lausanne)
Nicolas Teyssandier (TRACES, Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès)

7) Time (phylogeny, periodisations, scientific datations)

Bernard Wood (Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology, Washington)
Claudine Cohen (EHESS)
Christelle Lahaye (IRAMAT-CRP2A, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

8) Altruism and morality

Bruno Maureille (PACEA, Université de Bordeaux / CNRS)
Fabrice Clément (Centre de sciences cognitives, Université de Neuchâtel)
Tim Lewens (Cambridge University)

 

 

 

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Start:
3 October
End:
5 October
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Organizers

Thomas Pradeu
Bruno Maureille
Etienne Bimbenet

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