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2016.08.18 |

Welcome to nine new AIAS fellows

On 1 October 2016, the first 9 fellows of a cohort of 13 selected researchers will commence their fellowship at AIAS.

2016.08.11 |

New book publication by AIAS Fellow Dorothee Birke

In 'Writing the Reader', Birke investigates the practice of novel reading with the help of a multi-dimensional model by using a selection of English novels as her test cases.

http://metriclife.net/

2016.07.29 |

New project website by AIAS Fellow Btihaj Ajana

‘Metric Life’ website, a new online platform dedicated to the critical study of the rising phenomenon of the Quantified Self and self-tracking culture.

Events

Tue 30 Aug
09:15-16:30 | IMC Meeting Room, Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4, Building 1483; 312, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS External Event: IMC Bootcamp on stress
Organised by: IMC & AIAS Fellow Djuke Veldhuis
Thu 01 Sep
14:00-17:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted Event: Professorship Inaugural Lecture by Peter Vedsted
Hosted by the Research Unit for General Practice
Mon 12 Sep
12:15-16:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Iryna Mazhak, AIAS Fellow
Social Inequalities in Self-Reported Health in Working-age Population: Evidence from the European Social Survey
Wed 14 Sep
15:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Lecture w. Dr. James McGaugh
Emotional Arousal and Lasting Memories
Thu 15 Sep
11:00-12:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Hosted event: Lecture w. Prof. Kathleen Sweadner
Mutations of the alpha3 subunit of Na,K-ATPase (ATP1A3) gene and neurological disease in mice and man

Fellows' activities

Xuhui Dong presented the paper 'Subfossil Cladoceras in large shallow lakes with intensive aquaculture along the Yangtze River, China: controlling factors of their distribution and environmental implications' at the 2016 symposium of Society of International Limnology (SIL), 31 July-5 August 2016, Torino, Italy. 


Jan Alber has accepted an offer from the University of Aachen, Germany, regarding a Chair Professorship. He will commence as Full Professor of English Literature and Cognition on 1 October 2016.  


Isabel Kusche presented the paper 'Consequences of Voter Surveillance for the Functioning of the Public Sphere' at the 28th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Association, 11 August 2016, Helsinki, Finland. 


Jan Alber gave two keynote lectures at the Summer Course in Narrative Studies organized by Aarhus University, 8-12 August 2016, Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark. 


Morten Kyndrup is author of the book chapter 'Kultur og æstetisering' in: Kulturteori og Kultursociologi by Bjørn Schiermer (ed.). Copenhagen: Hans Reitzel 2016.


Dorothee Birke is author of the book Writing the Reader: Configurations of a Cultural Practice in the English Novel. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2016.


Kirill Postoutenko edited a special issue of the Russian Journal of Communication (2016, Vol.8, No.2) and published the two articles ‘Secondary orality in twentieth century Russian culture (language, cinema and politics): an introduction’ and ‘Listening to comrade Stalin: multimodality and code-switching in public response to the leaders’ speeches in the twentieth century’ in: Russian Journal of Communication, 8:2, 26 July 2016.


Frants H. Jensen gave the talk ‘Distributed search strategies in deepdiving long-finned pilot whales’ at the ISBE 2016, the 16th Congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 28 July-2 August 2016, University of Exeter, UK.


Jessica Barker gave the talk ‘Local competition promotes both costly harming and policing’ at the ISBE 2016, the 16th congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 28 July-2 August 2016, University of Exeter, UK.


Machteld Verzijden gave the talk ‘Male fruitflies can learn to prefer an arbitrary female trait’ at the ISBE 2016, the 16th congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 28 July-2 August 2016, University of Exeter, UK.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the talk ‘Human adaptability: responses to changing livelihoods in Papua New Guinea’ at the ISBE 2016, the 16th congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, 28 July-2 August 2016, University of Exeter, UK.    

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