An individual human can maintain stable social relationships with about 150 people. This is known as ‘Dunbar’s number’. A new study indicates that a cognitive limit on human group sizes cannot be derived in this manner.
Tarfala research station is one of the world's most beautiful workplaces, but also one of the most challenging. Nina Kirchner, new director of Tarfala, recently returned from the spring fieldwork season.
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In her new research project, "The Fabrication of Performance: Processes and Politics of Costume-Making in the 18th-Century", Petra Dotlacilová will examine power and ideology in the 18th century theatre costumes.
The type of material present under glaciers has a big impact on how fast they slide towards the ocean. Scientists face a challenging task to acquire data of this under-ice landscape, let alone how to represent it accurately in models of future sea-level rise.
Webinar with one of Portugal’s most acclaimed and bestselling contemporary novelists José Luis Peixoto (Portugal) and Swedish literary translator Örjan Sjögren on the new Swedish-Finnish translation of the novel Morreste-me (Du dog från mig).
Summer vacation is approaching with lots of barbecue opportunities. But what should we eat? Will increased consumption of seafood benefit food sustainability and the marine ecosystems? What can science tell us about environmental impact of increased seafood consumption? Are consumers interested in buying sustainable seafood?
This online conference puts the searchlight on contemporary and historical revolutions of reading with four main streams of inquiry: “Critical and Postcritical Reading”; “Reading Across: Multilingualism, Translation and Comparison”; “Materialities of Reading”; and “Zooming In and Out: Reassessing Reading Methodologies”.