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2020.10.07 | News from the management

New Deputy Heads of School at the School of Culture and Society

Head of School Bjarke Paarup has appointed two new Deputy Heads of School. Professor Andreas Roepstorff and Associate Professor Marie Vejrup Nielsen are looking forward to becoming part of the school management team.

2020.10.05 | Filosofi og Idéhistorie

Benjamin Christensen - New PhD at the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas

Benjamin will be working on the project: Is value a matter of complexity? An investigation into the naturalization of value.

Photo: Colourbox

2020.09.25 | Grant

Researchers from ARTS receive grant from the Velux Foundation

Fabula-NET: A Deep Neural Network for Automated Multidimensional Assessment of Literacy Fiction and Narratives

2020.09.24 | Filosofi og Idéhistorie

Mads Hansen - New PhD at the Department of Philosophy and History of Ideas

Mads will be working on the project: Constructing a Theory of Sentience Using Gradualism, Process Ontology, and Organisational Constraints.

2020.09.24 | Antropologi

Lasse Bech knudsen - New PhD at the Department of Anthropology

Lasse will be working on the project: Future-Proofing: Theorising the Effort to Know and Govern for Future Climate Risks in the Scottish Civil Service.

Picture from the talk by Alison James with reference to play in the pandemic. Picture from: Pixabay.

2020.09.16 | CHEF

Philosophy and play in higher education

The Centre for Higher Education Futures has launched its series of CHEF Talks for the current semester.

2020.09.10 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

Students’ work selected to exhibit at Ars Electronica 2020

Commenting on the power and control of technology the artwork uses the framework of the game 4-Card Monte to explore how we as users are led to believe that we are in control only to find out the game is rigged… The work has been selected for showcase at Ars Electronica Festival.

2020.09.09 | Antropologi

Sarah-Louise Japhetson Mortensen - New PhD at the department of Anthropology

Sarah-Louise Japhetson Mortensen will be part of the the international and interdisciplinary research project: “Temporary Protection as a durable solution? The “Return-Turn” in asylum policies in Europe”(TemPro)

2020.08.27 | Arkæologi

Havananda Ombashi - New postdoc at the department of Archeaology and Heritage Studies

Havananda Ombashi will join the Anthropogenic Heathland Project in September where she will be working towards new ways to better understand the relationship between past human land use and the organisation of heathlands.

2020.08.27 | Globale Studier

Andreas Steen appointed professor at the Department of Global Studies

We are happy to announce that Andreas Steen has accepted a position as Professor as of 1 September 2020. In his professorship Andreas Steen will focus on promoting China studies with special focus on China in a global perspective.

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Tue 20 Oct
10:00-15:00 | Online
PhD course: Make an impact! Communicate your research expertise to potential stakeholders (day 1 out of 3)
The course is open to phd students and post docs. There is a maximum of 20 participants on the online course. The phd student should be nearing completion of their dissertation. The aim of the course is to communicate the impact of research expertise to potential stakeholders outside of the university. Registration Deadline, October 5, 2020 (Time: 10:00).
Tue 20 Oct
13:00-14:00 | Moesgaard Museum, Moesgård Allé 15, 8270 Højbjerg, 4240-020
Economic Spaces in Shifting Cityscapes
Lecture by Visiting Professor Elizabeth Murphy (Florida State University). Lecture 2/5 in the lecture series "Socially Re-Constructing the Late Roman City: Labor, Networks, Economy, and Narratives of Urban 'Decline'".
Tue 20 Oct
13:00-17:00 | Aarhus University, Jens Chr Skous Vej 5, 8000 Aarhus - Building 1461-516
Urban History Seminar on Urban Planning - See poster
Speaker: Dorian Bianco, PhD. student from Centre André Chastel from Paris,France. Vibeke Andersson Møller, senior researcher from National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen.
Wed 21 Oct
14:00-16:00 | Building 1421, meeting room 2 and via Zoom
Seminar Digital Archives and the Shapes of Memory
Presentation by Helle Strandgaard Jensen, co-director of the Center for Digital History Aarhus (CEDHAR) on digital archives and memory. The event will take place in building 1421, meeting room 2, while it will also be possible to attend via Zoom. Both options require registration in advance.
Wed 21 Oct
13:00-15:00 | Aarhus University, via Zoom
The Ends of Kinship: Connecting Himalayan Lives Between Nepal and New York
Anthropology Departmental Seminar with Sienna R. Craig, Dartmouth College
Thu 22 Oct
10:00-11:00 | A Zoom-link will be shared with the participants closer to the event.
Ensuring women’s participation in the Covidian Era
CHEF Annual Lecture (webinar). Speaker: Professor Jane den Hollander AO, former Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, Australia. The webinar is free and open to all.
Thu 22 Oct
10:00-11:00 | Online
Ensuring women’s participation in the Covidian Era
CHEF Annual Lecture by Speaker Dr Jane den Hollander AO, Professor emerita, Deakin University, Australia and Chair: Susan Wright, Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark
Thu 22 Oct
15:00-18:00 | VIRTUAL DEFENCE
I don’t think I am recognized as a ‘highly skilled’ migrant, at least not all the time and in every context”. Exploring the narratives of highly educated migrants in Denmark
PhD defence by Ashika Niraula, MA.
Fri 23 Oct
09:00-14:30 | Online
PhD course: Introduction to Research Writing in English (day 3 out og 3)
For PhD students at all levels at the faculty of Arts. The aim of the course is to raise participants’ awareness of the characteristics of research writing and to improve their research writing skills.
Fri 23 Oct
11:45-15:00 | ZOOM register below
PhD Defence Jonas Frich: Understanding Digital Tools for Creativity
Jonas Frich, MSc, will be defending his dissertation

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