Dor Shilton

Hello.

I am a writer and researcher living in Tel Aviv.

Currently a PhD student at Tel Aviv University, studying the cultural evolution of music, language and social organization. Check out my academic and press publications below.

I'm also on Google Scholar, Twitter, and Mastodon.

Research

Shilton, D., Jablonka, E. (2022) Rituals, Music, and the Landscape Metaphor. Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion. https://doi.org/10.1558/jcsr.22389

Shilton, D. (2022). Sweet Participation: The Evolution of Music as an Interactive Technology . Music & Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/20592043221084710

Shilton, D., Breski, M., Dor, D., & Jablonka, E. (2020). Human Social Evolution: Self-Domestication or Self-Control? Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00134

Shilton, D. (2019). Is Language Necessary for the Social Transmission of Lithic Technology? Journal of Language Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1093/jole/lzz004


Fiction

Jouma. Lunch Ticket, Summer/Fall 2020

Press

Democracy in Rojava (Haaretz, 2019)

In the Heart of Syria's Darkness, a Democratic, Egalitarian and Feminist Society Emerges

(English Version)

Martin Amis (Haaretz, 2019)

A Conversation on Writing, Innocence, and Literary Decorum

(English Version)

David Graeber (Haaretz, 2020)

Reflecting on the Life of the Late Anthropologist and Anarchist