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Friedemann Schrenk

7 Million years of Uselessness in Human Evolution


10.12.2018 | 19h | Forum | IKA Augasse

Friedemann Schrenk | Paleoanthropologist | Frankfurt/M

Major transitions in early human history include upright walking and the earliest material cultures. Triggered by originally useless responses to environmental change, these transitions depict uselessness as the underlying cause for Human biocultural evolution and diversity.

Part of the IKA Lecture Series 2018|19

Uselessness: Is this humankinds most valuable tool?

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Uselessness:

Is this humankinds most valuable tool?

Michelle Howard and Luciano Parodi | CMT Platform | Lecture Series 2018|19

This series is composed of nine lectures in 2018|19:

Lecture_1: 15.10. | Ebru Kurbak | Artist | Vienna

Lecture_2: 19.11. | Guta Moura Guedes | Curator | Lisbon

Lecture_3: 10.12. | Friedemann Schrenk | Paleoanthropologist | Frankfurt/M

Lecture_4: 07.01. | Owen Hatherley | Author | London

Lecture_5: 18.03. | Eva Buchinger | Sociologist | Vienna

Lecture_6: 08.04. | Diedrich Diederichsen | Cultural Scientist | Vienna

Lecture_7: 29.04. | Kerstin Meyer | Economist | Berlin

Lecture_8: 13.05. | Sonia Leimer | Architect | Vienna

Lecture_9: 03.06. | Ruth Sonderegger | Philosopher | Vienna

all lectures start at 7pm

Room: IKA Forum / 1st floor, core N
Augasse 2–6, 1090 Vienna