The call for abstracts for the Cooperation and Conflict in the Family Conference is open. Head over to the conference website to submit.
Talks can address any topic related to the theme of the conference, including: conflict in mating, sexual strategies, mating markets, fertility decisions, conflicts over child-rearing or parental investment, the demographic transition, cooperation and conflict over household decisions, family labour supply, the history of human mating systems, the history of sexual conflict, and the evolution or economics of family structures.
Please spread the word. You can access a poster for distribution by clicking on the image to the left (or download a pdf poster here).
Submissions close on 30 August 2013. Registration will also open shortly (hopefully this week).
And the conference blurb:
The Cooperation and Conflict in the Family Conference will bring economists and evolutionary researchers together in a unique cross-disciplinary program. The intention is to foster new collaborations and approaches to understand the conflict and cooperation that defines the heart of sex, mating, relationships and family life.
We have a great lineup of invited speakers, including:
- Alison Booth, Australian National University
- Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, University of California Davis
- Lena Edlund, Columbia University
- Michael Jennions, Australian National University
- Hillard Kaplan, University of New Mexico
- Hanna Kokko, Australian National University
- Jason Potts, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
- Paul Seabright, Toulouse School of Economics
More information can be found at the conference website.