Tamás Bereczkei

Tamás Bereczkei

invited presentation
Machiavellian Intelligence Hypothesis Revisited: What Evolved Cognitive and Social Skills May Underlie Human Manipulation

Robin Dunbar

Robin Dunbar

invited presentation
Time—the missing part of human evolution

Tomasz Grzybowski

Tomasz Grzybowski

invited presentation
Genetic portrait of Slavic—speaking populations of Europe

Milford Wolpoff

Milford Wolpoff

We are sorry to inform that prof. Milford Wolpoff has unfortunately had to withdraw his talk from the conference.


The conference is co-organized by


Important Dates

  • February 1, 2016
    Conference Registration Opens (all participants are encouraged to register early)
  • June 30 → July 14, 2016
    Abstract Submission Deadline (participants must first register for the meeting before submitting an abstract)


Conference Photos

Day Two     Day Three



The 3rd PTNCE Conference is sponsored by

The Galton Institute


Media patronage:

Gazeta Wyborcza




Contact per email

ptnce2016 AT gmail DOT com


Postal address

Sekretariat PTNCE 2016
ul. Bojarskiego 1, 87-100 Toruń


Organizing Committee

  • Przemysław Żywiczyński (co-head)
  • Sławomir Wacewicz (co-head)
  • Arkadiusz Schmeichel
  • Anna Szala
  • Julia Trzeciakowska
  • Marek Placiński


Scientific Committee

  • Tomasz Fojt (Faculty of Languages, NCU)
  • Luke McCrohon (The University of Tokyo)
  • Arkadiusz Jasiński (independent scholar)


Conference secretaries

  • Natalia Pałka (Faculty of Languages, NCU)
  • Katarzyna Rogalska (Faculty of Languages, NCU)