Events 2018-19

All seminars and other events are open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
The venue is SCAS in Linneanum, Thunbergsvägen 2


Upcoming Events, Autumn 2018

Please note that the list below is subject to change.
Download and print the autumn programme 2018 here (PDF)

20 November, 11:15 a.m.
Ola Wikander, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Reader and Senior Lecturer in Old Testament Exegesis, Lund University
El(ohim) says: May he live! - Northwest Semitic Poetics and Egyptian Influences
in the Biblical Story of Joseph


27 November, 11:15 a.m. NEW DATE
Stephen Chenoweth, Fellow, SCAS.
Professor of Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics, University of Queensland, St Lucia
A Genomic View of Sexual Antagonism and Its Evolutionary Consequences

29 November. WORKSHOP
The Ecology and Evolution of Sex Differences
More information will follow shortly.

11 December, 11:15 a.m.
Troy Day, Fellow, SCAS.
Professor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
Using Information Theory to Measure Evolvability

Previous Events, Autumn 2018

13 September. CEREMONY
An Event in Honour of the Newly Appointed Scholars of the Pro Futura Scientia Programme.
In collaboration with Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
By invitation only.

25 September, 11:15 a.m.
Wendy N. Espeland, Fellow, SCAS.
Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
The History of 10%: Measures of Sexual Behavior and the Gay Rights Movement
in the U.S.


2 October, 11:15 a.m.
Paula Henrikson, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Professor of Literature, Uppsala University
Literary Philhellenism and Classicism in Swedish Literature 1810–1830

4 October, 5:15 p.m. LECTURE and PANEL DISCUSSION
Averil Cameron, Professor em. of Late Antique and Byzantine History,
University of Oxford
Byzantium Now: Contested Territory or Excluded Middle?
The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with
Peter Frankopan, Olof Heilo, Ingela Nilsson,
and Björn Wittrock
The Annual Lecture in Memory of Lennart Rydén. In collaboration with
Bysantinska sällskapet, Uppsala

The event will be followed by a reception. Please contact
no later than 28 September to register.

9 October, 11:15 a.m.
Locke Rowe, Fellow, SCAS.
Distinguished Professor of Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto.
Research Associate, Royal Ontario Museum
Why are There Sex Differences in Variability, Integration and Evolutionary Rates?

16 October, 11:15 a.m.
Terje Falck-Ytter, Pro Futura Scientia Fellow, SCAS.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Uppsala University.
Senior Researcher, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
Developmental Pathways to Autism in Infants at Risk

23 October, 11:15 a.m.
Bruce G. Carruthers, Fellow, SCAS.
John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
The Economy of Promises: Trust and Credit in the United States of America

6 November, 11:15 a.m.
Jenny Larsson, Fellow, SCAS.
Professor of Baltic Linguistics, Stockholm University
The Early Baltic Pantheon

9 November
HUMTANK Members' Meeting
HUMTANK - a think tank for research and education within the humanities.
By invitation only.

13 November, 11:15 a.m.
Tomasz Gralak, Johan Peter Falck Fellow, SCAS.
Assistant Professor of Archaeology, University of Wrocław
Prehistoric Art: Selected Questions