Special Events@PED in 2004

all events held at One Brattle Square unless otherwise indicated

Date Name/Affiliation Title
8 March Peter Hammerstein
Institute for Theoretical Biology
Berlin, Germany
"Is Human cooperation unique in nature "
PED Seminar Room, OEB Special Seminar
10 March Martin Nowak "Evolutionary Dynamics "
Science Center Research Lectures for Non-Specialists
Lecture Hall D
20 April Marc Hauser
Professor, Harvard University
Co-Director of Mind, Brain and Behavior Program
Department of Psychology, Program in Neurosciences
Speech and Hearing Sciences Faculty, MIT-Harvard-MGH
"Evolutionary Origins of Music"
PED Seminar Room
7-8 Sep The Edge End-of-Summer Event,
organized by John Brockman of the
Edge Foundation, Inc.
The focus of this year's event is to highlight the work of Robert Trivers. The speakers are: Robert Trivers on "New Work on Selfish Genetic Elements"
(View Slideshow Presentation) Craig Venter on "Ocean Genomic"
Seth Lloyd on "The Computational Universe"
Martin Nowak on "The Evolution of Cooperation"
Robert Trivers on "Deceit and Self-Deception"
27 Sep Eric Lander, Director Broad Institute Harvard/MIT, Cambridge

Held at Harvard University Science Center Auditorium B.
Distinguished Lecture:
Beyond the Genome Project


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5-6 Nov Interdisciplinary Conference:
Recent Developments in Evolutionary Game Dynamics


Organized by Drew Fudenberg and Martin Nowak.
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10 Dec Language roundtable
mini-conference held at PED, One Brattle Sq.and organized by Prof. Marc Hauser, Harvard University
Co-Director of Mind, Brain and Behavior Program
Department of Psychology, Program in Neurosciences
Speech and Hearing Sciences Faculty, MIT-Harvard-MGH
presenters:
Marc Hauser
Martin Nowak
Steven Pinker
Ray Jackendoff
Cedric Boeckx
C.T. James Huang
Susan Carey
Jesse Snedeker
Stuart Schreiber
Leslie Valiant