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Human Co-operation at UCL
10am-5.30pm, Tuesday, 17th September 2013
Venue: Archaeology Lecture Theatre, but enter through Dept of Anthropology, 14 Taviton St
A meeting, convened by Ruth Mace, UCL Anthropology, to present and discuss work on a range of approaches to understanding proximate determinants and ultimate evolutionary causes human co-operation (broadly defined). Talks include empirical, experimental and theoretical work on topics ranging from parochial altruism, punishment, prosociality and kinship and its role in promoting human co-operation. Speakers include those working at UCL, visitors, and collaborators, from anthropology, biology, computer science and other disciplines.
This meeting is supported by the UCL Grand Challenge of Human Wellbeing, the British Academy and the European Research Council.
10.00 am Welcome
10.05 Antonio Silva (UCL Anthropology)
Parochial altruism or generalised reciprocity? An experimental investigation of altruism in Belfast
10.30 Nicola Raihani (UCL Biology)
Anonymous donations to charity – when to hide helping behaviour
10.55 Henry Travers (Imperial, Conservation Sciences)
How much help can experimental games give us in the design of incentives for conservation?
11.50 Hannah Lewis/Andrea Migliano (UCL , Anthropology)
The co-evolution of demand sharing, mobility and life history in hunter gatherer societies.
12.15 Daniel Taylor (Bath, Computer Science)
Does Exclusion Explain Cooperation in Large Groups?
12.40 Yi Tao (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Theoretical Ecology Group)
TSignificance of the One-Third Law in Evolution of Cooperation
13.05 LUNCH (Sandwich lunch provided)
14.00 Jia Jia Wu (UCL Anthropology)
Why do males help sisters more than their wives in matrilineal social systems?
14.25 Ruth Mace (UCL Anthropology)
Reproductive competition and human kinship systems
14.50 Kit Opie (UCL Anthropology)
Reconstructing kinship systems in the neolithic
15.15 Mimi Guillon (UCL Anthropology)
The evolution of kinship terminology – a cultural phylogenetic approach
16.15 Dan Bang (Oxford, Experimental Psychology) Confidence is for sharing
16.35 Joanna Bryson (Bath, Computer Science)Punishment as regulation of public goods investment: Understanding cultural variation in anti-social punishment
17.30 END / DRINKS RECEPTION
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