The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity (DySoC) and NIMBioS host a series of seminars on topics related to social complexity. Monthly seminars will be held at NIMBioS in Hallam Auditorium, Room 206, Claxton Building, 1122 Volunteer Blvd. Light refreshments will be served in Room 205 beginning 30 minutes before each talk. Faculty and students from across the UT community are welcome to join us.
Click on video icons below to view recordings of past seminars:
|Oleg Manaev, Political Science, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Reshaping social structure for legitimation of power in resurgent autocracy: The case of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine|
|Alex Bentley, Anthropology, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||The acceleration of cultural evolution|
|Brandon Prins, Political Science, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Pirate lands: Governance and maritime piracy|
|Garriy Shteynberg, Psychology, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Not by imitation alone: Collective learning as a psychological foundation of human evolutionary success|
|Todd Freeberg, Psychology, EEB, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Songbird social psychology: Flock complexity affects Carolina chickadee behavior|
|Damian Ruck, Anthropology, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Cultural prerequisites for democracy and economic development|
|Sergey Gavrilets, EEB, Mathematics, NIMBioS, UTK; DySoC Director; Anthropology, Oxford Univ.||Evolution of social complexity in non-human animals and humans|
|Aleydis Van de Moortel, Classics, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville; DySoC||Understanding the rise and decline of complex society at prehistoric Mitrou, Greece, through practice theory and human agency|
DySoC is affiliated with
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis.