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Norway: The Final Evolutionary Step?

On Friday September 25th, The Evolution Institute invites you to look at societal development from a scientific viewpoint. In cooperation with the Norwegian think tank Agenda, we will place the Norwegian model into an evolutionary context.

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Norway: The Final Evolutionary Step?

The Evolution Institute invites you to look at societal development from a scientific viewpoint. In cooperation with the Norwegian think tank Agenda, we will place the Norwegian model into an evolutionary context.

Below is the video and agenda for the panel that took place Friday, September, 25th. If you would like to learn more about The Evolution Institute’s Norway project, please visit our “What We’ve Done” page where you can find links to articles and video recordings of previous presentations explored in this ongoing project.

The panel discussed the following questions: 

  • Is Norway the best that evolution has to offer?
  • Is the Norwegian model under pressure, and is it possibly outdated?
  • How does the future look with Norway’s current model, and what can be improved?
  • Is the Norwegian model worth fighting for?

The Panel Includes:
David Sloan Wilson, Professor at Binghamton University, Guest Lecturer at SUM/UiO, President of The Evolution Institute
Dr. Jerry Lieberman, Co-founder of The Evolution Institute
Marte Gerhardsen, Director of Agenda
Nina Witoszek, Research Director at the Centre for Development and the Environment at Oslo University
Bård Vegard Solhjell, Deputy Leader of the Socialist Left Party
Stefan Heggelund, Member of Parliament for the Conservative Party

Original date of the workshop: Friday, September 25 8:00am-9:30am CET (2:00-3:30am EST) Kulturhuset, Youngstorget 3, Oslo


 

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