New paper: L. Perry et al. " Collective Action Problem in Heterogeneous Groups with Punishment and Foresight " J. Stat. Phys.

S. Gavrilets was awarded a 3-year Minerva grant (DOD) on Integrating Structural Theories of Revolution with Evolutionary Models to Predict Societal Resilience and (in)Stability. March 2018.

S. Gavrilets is to talk on Modeling the evolutionary origins and dynamics of social complexity at the conference Models in Population Dynamics, Ecology, and Evolution – MPDEE-18 (Leicester, UK), April 9-13, 2018.

S. Gavrilets is to talk on Closer than brothers: The evolution of extreme cooperation via shared dysphoric experiences at the Social, Decision, and Organizational Sciences program, U. of Maryland, April 23, 2018.

O. Manaev is to talk on Independent Public Opinion Polling vs. Authoritarian State (A case of Belarus) at AAPOR's 73rd Annual Conference in May in Denver, Session: From Russia to Mexico: Election Polls Around the World

May 31-June 2, 2018 Baker Center Global Security Conference on " Peacebuilding in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies" hosted by Krista W. and B. Prins