Quelling radicalization through new understanding of ritual, fusion and identity
WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO TAKE UP ARMS FOR GROUPS SUCH AS ISIS AND HOW CAN THIS BE PREVENTED?
IDEASLAB PRESENTATION AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL.
January 18, 2017
Why Facts Don't Unify Us
IF FACTS DON’T UNIFY US, WHAT DOES?
BETAZONE PRESENTATION AT THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP."
January 17, 2017
What can the reaction to the death of Cecil the lion tell us about human co-operation?
The Oxford Martin Programme on Natural Governance is a new research initiative. Here, programme directors Dominic Johnson, David Macdonald and Harvey Whitehouse look at what the reaction to Cecil's death can tell us about human co-operation.
Early Civilization and Belief
Excerpt from Episode 4 "Creation", The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
April 24, 2016
Why Are Rituals Important?
A conversation with Dr. Daniel Mullins describing how Seshat: The Global History Databank can help researchers examine the role of rituals in binding communities together throughout human history.
September 17, 2015
Religion Past and Present (part of a panel at the Integrative Science Symposium)
International Convention of Psychological Science, Effectenbeurszaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
March 13, 2015
New Atheism, Ritual, and Identity Fusion: A Walk in the Park With Harvey Whitehouse
Centre for Human Evolution, Cognition, and Culture, University of British Columbia
August 20, 2013
An Interview with Harvey Whitehouse
Laboratory for Experimental Research on Religion (Levyna), Masaryk University
February 25, 2013
Rituals as Social Glue
University of Oxford
December 23, 2013
What Motivates Extremism?
SEMINAR PRESENTATION, CUMBERLAND LODGE
November 8, 2017
Ritual, Community, and Conflict
Interview with Ewart Shaw on Orbit, Radio Adelaide
February 17, 2014
Rites From the Start
Interview with Thea Cunningham (BEGINS AT 14:03), Nature Podcast
January 24, 2013
* Related feature article: Social Evolution: The Ritual Animal
Religion, Cohesion and Hostility
Science and Religious Conflict Conference, James Martin 21st Century School, Oxford
May 17, 2010
God on My Mind: Evolution
Radio interview with Matthew Taylor, BBC Radio 4, UK
March 24, 2010
The Gospel According to Neuroscience
Radio interview with Tom Harrington, The Current, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
December 29, 2008