Polish Society for Human and Evolution Studies

PTNCE

Conference 2018

The 2018 Conference was co-organised by PTNCE, Museum and Institute of Zoology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw and supported by Galton Institute.

The 2018 Conference Organising Committee was headed by Martyna Molak from the Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.

Sixty nine people altogether participated at the conference including four fantastic plenary speakers and a nine-person organising team. Seven countries were represented. Women to men ratio was 1.56 (61% women and 39% men).

There were 22 regular talks, 17 posters and one great discussion panel on public outreach concerning human evolution.

Plenary lectures were delivered by: Russell Gray, Wolfgang Haak, Jan Havlíček and Grażyna Jasieńska.

Russell Gray
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena
Title of the lecture: The cultural evolution of religion.


Wolfgang Haak
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena
Title of the lecture: Europe’s genetic prehistory.


Jan Havlíček
Charles University, Prague
Title of the lecture: MHC, mate choice and reproduction.


Grażyna Jasieńska
Jagiellonian University, Cracow
Title of the lecture: Evolutionary perspective on women’s reproduction and health.


Conference organising committee:
Martyna Molak, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences; head of the committee
Mateusz Baca, Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw
Karolina Doan, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Hanna Panagiotopoulou-Stawnicka, Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences
Danijela Popović, Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw
Konrad Talmont-Kamiński, University of Bialystok

Student Volunteers:
Aleksandra Fesiuk, University of Warsaw
Karolina Porębna, University of Warsaw
Weronika Tomaka, University of Warsaw

Competition winners:
Best talk:
Yitzchak Ben MochaHumans conceal sex across cultures. But why?
Best poster:
Aleksandra Poniewierska, Aleksandra Szczepańska, Mateusz KościckiA synthetic view of the origins of language

Conference programme

Abstract book

 
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