Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona

Biolinguistics Initiative Barcelona: December 2013

Monday, December 23, 2013

Publication News

Work by BIB members has just been published in Biological Theory:

Happy readings (and Merry Christmas!)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Talk -- Josep Call

On Thursday, December 19, at 14.30, Josep Call (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig) will give a talk on "How do great apes use gestures?".

The meeting place will be the Sala de Professors, 5th floor, Edifici Josep Carner, UB. Feel free to spread the word to anyone interested!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Journal of Anthropological Sciences - New Issue

The latest volume of the Journal of Anthropological Sciences has just been published. It features several articles and forum contributions on cognition, evolution and language. Four pieces are authored or co-authored by BIB members:
  • Bruner & Boeckx - Language: the elusive milestone
  • Boeckx - Biolinguistics: Forays into human cognitive biology
  • Benítez-Burraco & Barceló-Coblijn - Paleogenomics, hominin interbreeding and language evolution
  • Barceló-Coblijn & Benítez-Burraco: Hominin Interbreeding and language evolution: fine-tuning the details
Be sure to check out the entire issue here! All papers are free to download.

Monday, December 2, 2013

BIB Talk - João Zilhão

On Thursday, Dec 5, at 17h00, João Zilhão (ICREA/Universitat de Barcelona) will give a talk titled "Neandertals and the origins of symbolic behavior." This event will take place at the "Aula Gabriel Oliver", -1 floor (just downstairs from the main, ground-floor lobby), Edifici Josep Carner (Universitat de Barcelona).