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2019.05.14 |

AIAS Director stepping down this fall

After almost eight years at AIAS, Executive Director Morten Kyndrup has decided to step down in five months, on 1 October 2019. Kyndrup will return to his research at the Department of Aesthetics and Culture at Aarhus University.

2019.04.01 |

AIAS host of the 2019 NetIAS and EURIAS Annual meetings

This week, AIAS is welcoming the European Network for Institutes for Advanced Study (NetIAS) and the Annual Directors' Business Meeting and EURIAS Fellows Meeting. IAS directors and representatives and fellows from 25 European Institutes will participate.

2019.03.26 |

Call for abstracts to Nordic Remote Sensing Conference at AIAS

The international conference ‘Nordic Remote Sensing Conference’, NoRSC’19 to be held at AIAS on 17-19 September 2019 is now open for submission of abstracts. The call closes on 15 April 2019.

2019.03.14 |

AIAS Deputy Director and Fellow Nikolaj T. Zinner selected an Outstanding Referee by APS

Zinner is recognized as an Outstanding Referee by the American Physical Society’s ‘Outstanding Referee program’ – a programme that is highly selective as only 143 out of about 71,000 active referees were appointed this year.

2019.02.28 |

AIAS JCS Fellow Peter Teglberg Madsen awarded the Elite Research Prize 2019

As a sensory physiologist Peter T. Madsen has developed an advanced biologging technology that is tagged with suction cups on whales. A technology that has contributed to a unique knowledge on how echolocating whales navigate and capture their prey, and how they are affected by human noise from e.g. vessels.

2019.02.01 |

AIAS welcomes 6 new fellows

Today on 4 February 2019, AIAS gives a warm welcome to six new fellows who will begin their fellowship at AIAS and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are at AIAS on fellowships that will last from one up to three years.

2019.02.01 |

Large research grant to combat political hostility and threats on social media

AIAS Former Fellow Professor Michael Bang Petersen will head a major research project aiming to develop counter-strategies to combat hostile behaviour in the political debate on social media. The Carlsberg Foundation has donated DKK 15.7 million to the interdisciplinary project, which brings together leading Danish and international researchers.

2019.01.31 |

Book on one of Aristotle’s favourite tragedies by AIAS Fellow Isabelle Torrance

Why was Iphigenia among the Taurians by Euripides one of Aristotle’s two favourite tragedies?

2019.01.31 |

Second call for AIAS-COFUND II fellowships successfully closed

With 333 applications from researchers from all over the world, the second call for AIAS-COFUND Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships under EU’s Horizon 2020 has closed. Now an extensive triple peer-review and selection process will follow.

2019.01.28 |

Review of engineered nanoparticles in wastewater treatment

Collaboration by AIAS Fellows Shubiao Wu and Dennis Konnerup results in new knowledge on engineered nanoparticles in wastewater treatment.

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Events

Wed 24 Apr
14:00-16:00 | AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632 - Room 201
Hosted event: PhD defence: Cecilie Nørby Thisted
Tue 21 May
09:00-12:00 | AIAS Conference Room, Building 1632, Room 203
AIAS Event: Shup Up and Write
Mon 27 May
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Tomonori Takeuchi
Memory modulation by light
Tue 28 May
09:00-18:00 | he AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference: Music and Artificial Intelligence
Pasts and Futures, Opportunities and Risks
Mon 03 Jun
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Georgina Born
Music and the ‘Crisis’ of Intellectual Property: What can anthropology bring to these debates?
Tue 04 Jun
09:00-12:00 | AIAS Conference Room, Building 1632, Room 203
AIAS Event: Shup Up and Write
Wed 12 Jun
16:00-16:04 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Workshop: Cultural Identity and Transmission in Early Christian Literature
12-14 June 2019
Tue 18 Jun
09:00-12:00 | AIAS Conference Room, Building 1632, Room 203
AIAS Event: Shup Up and Write

Conferences

Tue 28 May
09:00-18:00 | he AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference: Music and Artificial Intelligence
Pasts and Futures, Opportunities and Risks
Mon 26 Aug
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Symposium
Gendered Temporalities: Anthropological Perspectives
Tue 17 Sep
14:00-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Conference
Nordic Remote Sensing Conference 2019 (NoRSC ’19)
Thu 24 Oct
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Joint Conference
Multimodality: Illusion, Performance, Experience