10-on-10: The Chronicles of Evolution

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11 December 2017 (Epilogue)

Sydney Brenner​: The Neutral Clock for the History of Life​


Eörs Szathmáry​​: Difficult Questions about Evolution ​


Gerd B. Müller​​: Towards an Extended Evolutionary Synthesis


20 November 2017

Helga Nowotny: A Humble View From Inside Evolution


Stefan Thurner: Why it Could Make Sense to Understand How Evolution Works — Finally — After 10^10 years​


13 October 2017

W. Brian Arthur: The Emergence of Technology in Human History


Sander van der Leeuw: The Evolution of Innovation


18 September 2017

Roland Fletcher: Hominin Cultural Evolution: Pattern and Process over 4 Million Years


J. Stephen Lansing: The Challenge of the Anthropocene


14 August 2017

Tecumseh Fitch: The Evolution of the Human Capacity for Language


Nick Enfield: The Evolutions of Language


14 July 2017

Terrence Sejnowski: Evolving Brains


Atsushi Iriki: A Presage of Anthropocene: How the Primate Brain and Its Learning Capacity Co-evolves with the Environment


6 June 2017

Francis Thackeray: Human Evolution in Africa, a Probabilistic Definition of a Species and Sigma Taxonomy


Svante Pääbo: A Neandertal Perspective on the Human Genome


23 May 2017

Byrappa Venkatesh: Evolution and Diversity of Fishes: The Largest Group of Extant Vertebrates


John Long: The Early Evolution of Sex as Told through the Fossil Record 


10 April 2017

Detlev Arendt: From Nerve Net to Brain: The Rise of the Urbilaterian in Animal Evolution  


Per Ahlberg: The Origin and Early Evolution of Vertebrates: From Jawless Wonders to the Conquest of the Land


13 March 2017

Jack W. Szostak: The Origin of Cellular Life


Hyman Hartman: The Origin of the Genetic Code and Metabolism: From the Eukaryotic Cell to the Carbonaceous Chondrites


21 February 2017

Sydney Brenner: Why We Need to Talk about Evolution


John D. Barrow: The Origin and Evolution of the Universe