The Evolution of Morality

June 12, 2012 - June 16, 2012
Universität Tübingen


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Gerhard Ernst
Universität Stuttgart
Frans de Waal
Emory University

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The Forum Scientiarum of the University of Tübingen is organizing an one-week International Interdisciplinary Summer School on the “The Evolution of Morality”: with Frans de Waal (Emory University in Atlanta, USA) and Gerhard Ernst (University of Stuttgart) which will take place during this year´s Unseld Lectures. For further information about the Unseld Lectures as well as the workshop please see the call for applications and our website.

Program: This year´s Unseld summer school will take place from June 12th afternoon to June 16th noon. Twenty graduate students and junior sci­entists from all over the world will have the opportunity to work on the question of the evolution of morality with Professor Frans de Waal and Professor Gerhard Ernst. In the mornings selected participants will have the opportunity to present their own projects pursuing the evolution of morality and discuss these with the lecturers and the group. The afternoon sessions of the summer school will focus on the works of Frans de Waal and Gerhard Ernst. The attendees of the summer school will also follow the Unseld Lecture on the Evolution of Morality held by Frans de Waal and an interdisciplinary discussion between Frans de Waal and Gerhard Ernst open to the public, both events taking place during the course schedule.

For further information on the program, the application procedure and sponsorship please see the call for applications and our website:

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