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Meeting Program Units

2018 International Meeting

Helsinki, Finland

Meeting Begins: 7/30/2018
Meeting Ends: 8/3/2018

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.


Call For Papers Opens: 10/18/2017
Call For Papers Closes: 2/15/2018
Requirements for Participation

The Biblical World and Cultural Evolution (EABS)


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: This EABS unit proposes to be a wide scope platform with two major aims, the first is to initiate sessions where scholars who are developing projects using cultural evolutionary approaches can present their ideas and “test” them on interested colleagues. The second is to cooperate with existing projects, and thus support them by increasing their visibility. We suggest two sessions for the 2018 meeting. The session is an open CFP and is dedicated to mapping various topics and themes in the field of cultural evolution. The title of this session is: “The Biblical World and Cultural Evolution -- Topics and Methodologies”. Submissions are welcome, both by individuals seeking a cultural-evolutionary context for their paper, as well as other units that want to expand their audience. The second session will be a joint one with the project “The Spread of Early Christianity in Cultural Evolutionary Perspective””.

Program Unit Chairs

Nina Nikki
Ronit Nikolsky

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