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'''Tuesday-Thursday 15-17 April 2008'''
 
 
 
'''Session 1'''<br />
 
'''Tuesday morning, April 15'''
 
 
'''8:15'''Hotel Santa Fe shuttle bus to SFI<br />
 
'''8:15'''Sandia Shuttle bus from SAR to SFI<br />
 
'''9:00 - 9:20''' Marcus Feldman: “Cultural variation and evolution: where the theory and date might go”<br />
 
'''9:20 – 9:50''' Discussion<br />
 
'''9:50 – 10:00''' Break<br />
 
'''10:00 – 10:20''' James Truncer: “Why cultural elaboration? An evolutionary perspective”<br />
 
'''10:20 – 10:50''' Discussion<br />
 
'''10:50 – 11:20''' Morning break<br />
 
'''11:20 – 11:40''' Melissa Brown: “Structural dynamics of cultural variation”<br />
 
'''11:40 – 12:10''' Discussion<br />
 
'''12:15 – 1:50''' Buffet Luncheon<br />
 
 
'''Session 2'''<br />
 
'''Tuesday afternoon, April 15'''
 
 
1:50 – 2:10 John Odling-Smee: “Where does human cultural niche construction fit in?”<br />
 
2:10 – 2:40 Discussion<br />
 
2:40 – 2:50 Break<br />
 
2:50 – 3:10 Jessica Flack: “Evolutionary construction”<br />
 
3:10 – 3:40 Discussion<br />
 
3:40 – 4:10 Afternoon break<br />
 
4:10 – 4:30 David Krakauer: “Adaptive construction dynamics”<br />
 
4:30 – 5:00 Discussion<br />
 
5:00 – Break for the evening<br />
 
5:15 Sandia Shuttle bus to SAR<br />
 
5:30 – 7:00 SAR Reception<br />
 
7:00 Sandia Shuttle bus to Hotel Santa Fe<br />
 
 
'''Session 3'''<br />
 
'''Wednesday morning, April 16'''
 
 
8:15 Hotel Santa Fe shuttle bus to SFI<br />
 
8:15 Sandia Shuttle bus from SAR to SFI<br />
 
9:00 – 9:20 Paul Ehrlich: “Some thoughts on cultural evolution”<br />
 
9:20 – 9:50 Discussion<br />
 
9:50 – 10:20 Morning break<br />
 
10:20 – 10:40 Laurent Lehmann: “Altruism and the cultural structure of populations”<br />
 
10:40 – 11:10 Discussion<br />
 
11:10 – 12:15 Open break<br />
 
12:15 – 1:50 Buffet luncheon<br />
 
 
 
'''Session 4'''<br />
 
'''Wednesday afternoon, April 16'''
 
 
1:50 – 2:10 George Gumerman: “Demography, social complexity and cultural evolution”<br />
 
2:10 – 2:40 Discussion<br />
 
2:40 – 2:50 Break<br />
 
2:50 – 3:10 Walter Scheidel: “Cultural evolution and the historian"<br />
 
3:10 – 3:40 Discussion<br />
 
3:40 – 4:10 Afternoon break<br />
 
4:10 – 4:30 Henry Wright:  Abstract Pending<br />
 
4:30 – 5:00 Discussion<br />
 
5:00 Break for evening<br />
 
5:15 Hotel Santa Fe shuttle bus to hotel<br />
 
5:15 Sandia Shuttle bus to SAR<br />
 
6:45 Sandia Shuttle bus from SAR to Ristra Restaurant<br />
 
(Hotel Santa Fe guests to walk to Ristra Restaurant)<br />
 
7:00 RISTRA Dinner<br />
 
9:15 Sandia Shuttle bus to SAR<br />
 
(Hotel Santa Fe guests walk back to hotel)<br />
 
 
'''Session 5'''<br />
 
'''Thursday morning, April 17'''
 
 
8:15 Hotel Santa Fe shuttle bus to SFI<br />
 
8:15 Sandia Shuttle bus from SAR to SFI<br />
 
9:00 – 9:20 Daniel Hruschka: “Modeling cultural change: What can we learn from language?”<br />
 
9:20 – 9:50 Discussion<br />
 
9:50 – 10:00 Break<br />
 
10:00 – 10:20 Deborah Rogers: “Feedback and linkages in the cultural system”<br />
 
10:20 – 10:50 Discussion<br />
 
10:50 – 11:20 Morning break<br />
 
11:20 – 11:40 Stephen Lansing: “The domain of the replicators: cultural evolution and the neutral theory”<br />
 
11:40 – 12:10 Discussion<br />
 
12:10 – 12: 15 Break<br />
 
12:15 – 1:45 Buffet Luncheon<br />
 
 
'''Session 6'''<br />
 
'''Thursday afternoon, April 17'''
 
 
Individuals in this session will identify key issues raised in the workshop for future directions in research on cultural change, followed by a discussion open to all participants. These syntheses and discussions are aimed at guiding publication of the workshop.<br />
 
 
1:45 – 2:05 James Truncer<br />
 
2:05 – 2:25 Discussion<br />
 
2:25 – 2:30 Break<br />
 
2:30 – 2:50 Daniel Hruschka<br />
 
2:50 – 3:10 Discussion<br />
 
3:10 – 3:35 Afternoon break<br />
 
3:35 – 3:55 Jessica Flack<br />
 
3:55 – 4:15 Discussion<br />
 
4:15 – 4:20 Break<br />
 
4:20 – 4:40 Melissa Brown<br />
 
4:40 – 5:00 Discussion<br />
 
5:00 End of workshop, break for evening<br />
 
5:15 Hotel Santa Fe shuttle bus to hotel<br />
 
5:15 Sandia Shuttle bus to SAR<br />
 

Revision as of 21:11, 10 April 2008