Faces of ESLR: Sunil Khatiwada

I grew up in the Kathmandu valley where I have spent most schooling. I obtained a Master’s in Zoology from Tribhuvan University and moved to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where I received another Master’s in Biology. […]

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Faces of ESLR: Andrea Gradassi

I am a PhD student in Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. I have always been interested in what makes human groups work (or not). Why do we at times cooperate and others are at war? Are the historical circumstances […]

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Faces of ESLR: Robin Schimmelpfennig

Hi, I am Robin. I am a PhD student at the University of Lausanne with Charles Efferson. In my research, I try to better understand the possible application of cultural evolution in public policy and organization. So how did I […]

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Faces of ESLR: Taylor Hersh

I have been captivated by animals for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I desperately wished I could talk with them, and was obsessed with movies (Dr. Doolittle, Tarzan), shows (The Wild Thornberrys, Scooby-Doo), and books (The Chronicles […]



With this issue, we come to the end of an exciting year for our young Society. I am proud of our Society’s activities and specifically of our journal and all its contributors. We have again a series of very exciting […]

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14th Conference of the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association, Toulouse, France This conference brings together international researchers from the fields of human behavioural ecology, evolutionary anthropology, human genetics, cultural evolution, evolutionary psychology and paleoanthropology. The event will take place […]

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What’s New?

Society News Our Successes in 2018 As 2018 is coming to an end, we look back to a fantastic year for ESLR. We could not be happier with what we achieved. Earlier this year our website received a new design and content. We successfully […]


Thanks to our funders

ESLR is grateful to the following organisations for supporting our workshop: the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB), the European Human Behaviour and Evolution Association (EHBEA), the Galton Institute, the Institute of Behavioural and Neural Sciences (IBANS), University of St […]

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UK Higher Education Strikes

Expecting a major cut to their pensions got thousands of UK university staff on the street. In February and March 2018, staff at 64 UK universities participated in strike action in protest against proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme. […]