Fellows' Activities

SPRING 2017

Jessica D. Wiskus gave the paper 'Between the Body and the Idea: Husserl's Early Phenomenology Applied to Contemporary Concerns in Music' at the Nordic Society for Phenomenology 15th Annual Conference, 15-17 June 2017, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.


Consuelo Manetta and Darin Stephanov co-organized the workshop Belonging and Heritage: An Exploration of the Parallel Formative Processes of Modern Consciousness and Archeological Patrimony, 16 June 2017, AIAS, Denmark. 


Yonghui Zeng was awarded a Villum Experiment grant of DKK 2 mill for his project ‘Searching for Photosynthetic Archaea in Arctic Permafrost’ by the Velux Foundation in support of unorthodox research ideas, 14 June 2017. 


Federica Bertolotti taught the course 'The Debye Scattering Equation: a Total Scattering Approach for Characterizing Nanomaterials at the summer school on Crystallographic Methods, 12-13 June 2017, University of Torino, Italy.


Naicheng Wu gave the talk ‘Hydrological, environmental and spatial variables interact to determine species, trait composition and beta diversity of pelagic algae’ at the conference Society for Freshwater Science, 4-8 June 2017, Raleigh, USA.


Naicheng Wu is first-author of the article 'Using river microalgae as indicators for freshwater biomonitoring: review of published research and future directions' in: Ecological Indicators, Vol. 81, 124-131. Read an abstract here.


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the article 'Using river microalgae as indicators for freshwater biomonitoring: review of published research and future directions' in: Ecological Indicators, Vol. 81, 124-131. Read an abstract here. 


Federica Bertolotti is co-organizer of the 2nd Summer School entitled To.Sca.Lake2.0: Total Scattering for Nanotechnology on the Como Lake, 29 May-2 June 2017, Italy.


Federica Bertolotti is co-author of the article 'Thermal properties of iopamidol Crystalline anhydrous, hydrated and amorphous forms' in: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 26 May 2017. Read an abstract here.


Armin W. Geertz gave the invited keynote lecture 'Religious Bodies, Minds and Places: a Cognitive Science of Religion Perspective' the conference Spazi e luoghi sacri. Espressioni ed esperienze di vissuto religioso/Sacred Space and Sacred Places. Expressions and Experiences of Lived Religion, 23-25 May 2017, Italy. 


Anja Kamp gave the research seminar 'The hidden nitrate in sediments of the Bornholm Basin, Baltic Sea', 22 May 2017, Institute for Bioscience, Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Darin Stephanov was organizer of and gave the talk 'Ruler Visibility, Modernity, and the Ethnonational Mindset in the Late Russian and Ottoman Empires. A New Conceptual Framework' at the workshop Ruler Visibility, Modernity, and the Ethnonational Mindset, 18-19 May 2017, AIAS, Denmark.


Dorothee Birke gave the talk ‘Alien Religion: Michel Faber’s Book of Strange New Things' at the conference Spiritual Networks: Religion in Literature and the Arts, 1700 to the Present, 17-19 May 2017, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany.


Isabel Kusche is author of the article 'Constituency orientation in Irish politics: video statements of the candidates in the Irish general election 2016' in: Irish Political Studies, 13 May 2017. Read an abstract here.


Isabel Kusche gave the talk 'Non-Programmatic Politics in Times of Crisis: The Case of Ireland' at the Centre for Irish Studies Seminar Series, 10 May 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Isabelle Torrance gave the talk 'Greek Tragedy and The Troubles in Northern Ireland’ at the Centre for Irish Studies Seminar Series, 10 May 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Tomasz K. Wojdacz attended the Danish IP Fair with inventions from the Danish Research Institutions with his company MethylDetect, 9 May 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Btihaj Ajana gave the invited talk "Biopolitics of self-tracking", 5 May 2017, London South Bank University, UK.


Morten Kyndrup gave the presentation 'Aesthetics and Judgment' at the international conference On Taste ‒ Aesthetics Unlimited, 4 May 2017, Roskilde University, Denmark.


Filip Meysman is first-author of the article 'Negative CO2 emissions via enhanced silicate weathering in coastal environments' in: Biology Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 4. Read an abstract here.


Darin Stephanov gave the presentation 'Military Journeys and Trans-Imperiality: The Russian-Ottoman Encounters of the Late 1820s and the Early 1830s' at the 41st Annual Conference (“Journeys”) of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies (IARCEES), 4-6 May 2017, National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway, Ireland. 


Magnus Kjærgaard received a grant of DKK 2.6 mill to advance outstanding research by the Danish Council for Independent Research for his project on ‘Antibody engineering facilitated by avidity’, 4 May 2017. 


Btihaj Ajana was invited speaker and session leader for the event, 'The Quantified Self: for a Worse or Better You?', organised by the think tank Plural, 2 May 2017, London, UK.


Armin W. Geertz arranged an interdisciplinary seminar on 'Grave Symbolism' hosted by the Research Program for the Study of Religion in cooperation with Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, 1 May 2017.


Isabelle Torrance gave the talk 'The Riddle of the Sphinx' at the Festival of Research, 27 April 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Isabel Kusche gave the talk 'You Help Me and I Help You. Shades of Grey in Democratic Politics' at the Festival of Research, 27 April 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Michael Flaherty gave the talk 'A Cage of Days: A Cage of Days: Time and Temporal Experience in Prison' at the Festival of Research, 27 April 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Jessica L. Barker organized the exhibition 'That Thing You do' at the Festival of Research, 27 April 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Rima Obeid is first-author of the paper 'The effectiveness of daily supplementation with 400 or 800 µg/day folate in reaching protective red blood folate concentrations in non-pregnant women: a randomized trial' in: European Journal of Nutrition, 26 April 2017. Read an abstract here.


Armin W. Geertz attended a workshop on 'Mosques in Denmark' hosted by the Islamic Cultures and Societies Research Unit (ICSRU), 25 April 2017, Aarhus University. 


Armin W. Geertz gave the lecture 'Textmining, Psychology and History of Religions: the Case of Teresa of Ávila' at a workshop on 'Digital Humanities' hosted by the eScience HUM, 19 April 2017, University of Southern Denmark, Odense.


Consuelo Manetta and Darin Stephanov went on a field trip from 19-27 April 2017 to the Archives of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Bulgarian Central State Archive in Sofia on the subject of popular reactions to local nineteenth-century archeological excavations before and after the formation of the modern Bulgarian state in 1878. 


Armin W. Geertz gave a lecture 'Evolutionary Approaches to the Study of Religion' at an interdisciplinary research workshop on “Evolution, Aesthetics, Media”, 18 April 2017, Aarhus University .


Darin Stephanov gave an invited talk 'From Court Rituals to the Common Wo/man: Ruler Visibility and Popular Belonging in the Nineteenth-Century Russian and Ottoman Empires' at the International Symposium 'Recent Perspectives on Ceremonies, Rituals, and Festivals in the Ottoman World' 13-15 April 2017, Yale University, New Haven, USA. 


Dorothee Birke is author of the book chapter 'Authorial Narration Reconsidered: Eliza Haywood’s Betsy Thoughtless, Anonymous’ Charlotte Summers, and the Problem of Authority in the Mid-Eighteenth-Century Novel' in: Narrative Concepts in the Study of Eighteenth-Century Literature, Eds. Liisa Steinby and Aino Makikalli, Amsterdam University Press, 161-176. Read more about the book here. 


Naicheng Wu gave the presentation ‘Integrated Ecohydrological Modelling for River Basin Management’ at China West Normal University, 13-14 April 2017, Nanchong, China


Patrick Biller is co-author of the article 'Hydrothermal Co-liquefaction of Biomasses – Quantitative Analysis of Bio-crude and Aqueous Phase Composition' in: Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 12 April 2017. Read an abstract here.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen is co-author of the article 'Improved Model of Proton Pump Crystal Structure Obtained by Interactive Molecular Dynamics Flexible Fitting Expands the Mechanistic Model for Proton Translocation in P-Type ATPases in: Frontiers in Physiology, 11 April 2017. Read an abstract here.


Federica Bertolotti is first-author of the article 'Coherent Nanotwins and Dynamic Disorder in Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals' in ACSNano, 10 April 2017. Read an abstract here.


Naicheng Wu gave the presentation 'Contribution of Hydrological Variables on Algae Based Bioassessment and Biodiversity Conservation' at the workshop 'Integrated Water Resource Management: from Modeling to Adaptation', 9-13 April 2017, Shanghai, China


Iryna Mazhak and Antoinette Fage-Butler (Associate professor at Aarhus University) received a collaborative project grant from the Aarhus University Research Foundation of DKK 97,000.00 for the project 'Cultural understandings of health and ill health: A comparative study of Ukrainian and Danish females', 7 April 2017. 


Djuke Veldhuis presented the poster 'Influences of Alaska native identity on cooperative behaviour’ at The European Human Behaviour and Evolution (EHBE) conference 6-8 April 2017, Paris, France.


Michael G. Flaherty gave a podcast interview entitled 'Why Time Flies or Trickles By' to The Academic Minute: A WAMC National Production in which he discusses time and how we measure it, 6 April 2017. Hear the podcast.


Armin W. Geertz was interviewed in the Danish radio program 24syv Morgen on the topic 'Should We Force Religious Denominations to Have Democratic Organizations with Gender Equality?' ('Skal vi tvinge trossamfund til ligestilling og demokrati?') on 6 April 2017. 


Michael Voldsgaard Clausen is co-author of the article 'Bilayer-Mediated Structural Transitions Control Mechanosensitivity of the TREK-2 K2P Channel' in Structure, 6 April 2017. Read an abstract here.


Iryna Mazhak presented the paper ‘Health Inequity and Gender Gap in Self-Reported Health Among the Ukrainian Working-age Population: Evidence for Policymakers' at the World Congress on Public Health 2017, 5 April 2017, Melbourne, Australia.​ 


Svend-Erik Skaaning is author of the book Demokrati. Tænkepauser 48 ('Democracy'). Aarhus Universitetsforlag, April 2017.


Armin W. Geertz is co-author of Betænkning 1564. En samlet lovregulering om andre trossamfund end folkekirken. Betænkning fra Trossamfundsudvalget ('Recommendation 1564. A Comprehensive Judicial Regulation Concerning Other Religious Denominations than the Danish Lutheran Church. A Recommendation by the Committee on Religious Denominations), published by the Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Copenhagen 2017. 


Armin W. Geertz gave the lecture 'Textmining the Minds of Historical Persons: The Mystic Teresa of Ávila as a Case' at the Digital Text Lab Workshop, 4 April 2017, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Iryna Mazhak presented the paper 'Social Inequalities in Self-Reported Health in Eastern European Countries: Findings from the ESS' at the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies annual conference, 1 April 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom.


Morten Kyndrup is author of the reviews 'At tage gruelig fejl: Finurlig finsk roman til eftertanke' and 'Frihedens pris: Disparate digte med prægnans' in: Standart, Vol. 31, Nr. 1, 03, 2017.


Patrick Biller is co-author of the article 'The seasonal variation of fucoidan within three species of brown macroalgae' in: Algal Research, Volume 22, March 2017. Read an abstract here.


Consuelo Manetta gave the paper 'La morte dipinge la vita”. Aspetti della cultura odrisia alla luce della pittura funeraria tra tarda classicità e primo ellenismo, dans le cadre des C/TP Traitement de la peinture murale du Prof. Michel Fuchs' at Section d’archéologie et des sciences de l’antiquité, 30 March 2017, Lausanne University, Switzerland.


Consuelo Manetta gave the paper 'Soffitti, volte e cupole cassettonate di epoca romana e tardoantica. Contributo alla ricostruzione del repertorio figurativo e decorativo e delle sue dinamiche evolutive' at the conference 'Tra terra e cielo. Gli edifici a cupola tra la tarda Antichità e l’altomedioevo: struttura, funzione e decorazione, 29 March 2017, Lausanne University, Switzerland.


Armin W. Geertz gave an invited talk at the conference 'Trossamfundenes retsforhold' ('The Judicial Situation of Religious Denominations [other than the Danish Lutheran Church]') entitled 'Arbejdet i Det Rådgivende Udvalg vedrørende Trossamfund (DRU)' ('The Work of the Advisory Committee on Religious Denominations') and participated in the panel debate on 'Krav om demokrati og ligestilling mv.?' ('The Requirements of Democracy and Gender Equality, etc.?'), 28 March 2017, Folkekirkens Uddannelses- og Videnscenter, Løgumkloster, Denmark. 


Xuhui Dong gave the talk 'Ecological resistance, recovery and resilience of shallow lakes from the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River' and presented a poster 'Resilience and Transformation Center in China' at the 1st International EcoRe3 Workshop, 27-31 March 2017, Finse Alpine Research Station, Norway. 


Dorothee Birke gave the presentation 'Discomfort and agency: representations of the homeless in contemporary British drama' at the 13th SIEF Congress "Ways of Dwelling", 26-30 March 2017, University of Göttingen, Germany.  


Btihaj Ajana gave the podcast interview on biometrics, tracking and surveillance, hosted by Chris Till (Leeds Beckett University), 24 March 2017. Listen to the podcast here.


Darin Stephanov presented the paper 'From Medals to Mugs: Ruler Visibility, ‘Ruler Objects’, and Sociability in the Late Russian and Ottoman Empires' at the History of Consumer Culture: Objects, Desire and Sociability International Conference, 23-25 March 2017, Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan.


Jessica Dean Wiskus gave the presentation 'From the Visual to the Musical: ‘Relearning’ the Experience of Temporality in the Later Merleau-Ponty' at the conference Issues in Contemporary Phenomenology, 23-26 March 2017, University of Warsaw, Poland.


Isabelle Torrance gave the invited talk ‘Heracles and Hercules: Ancient Models for PTSD in Euripides and Seneca’ at the Department of Classics, 22 March 2017, Berkeley, California, USA.


Luís Pedro Viegas is author of the article 'Assessment of model chemistries for hydrofluoropolyethers: A DFT/M08-HX benchmark study' in: International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 17 March 2017. ­Read an abstract here. 


Federica Bertolotti was approved by an international panel of experts to perform experiments in a large scale facility at the Material Science Beamline of the Swiss Light Source, Paul Sherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland, as part of the project ‘Wide Angle X-ray Total Scattering study of highly defective-bright luminescent lead halide perovskites nanocrystals’, 15-19 March 2017, Switzerland.


Armin W. Geertz gave a public lecture at Folkeuniversitet’s series 'Tag en pause' (“Take a break”) entitled ‘Pausens religiøse dimensioner’ (‘The religious dimensions of taking a pause’), 15 March 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark. 


Mads Vaarby Sørensen is co-author of the article 'Intact colonic KCa1.1 channel activity in KCNMB2 knockout mice' in: Physiological Reports, Vol. 5 no. e13179,13 March 2017. ­Read an abstract here.


Isabelle Torrance gave the invited talk 'Greek Tragedy and (Post)Colonialism: The Case of Ireland ' at the Department of Classics, 10 March 2017, Stanford University, USA.


Rebecca K. Symmons is first author of the paper 'Does training of general practitioners for intensive treatment of people with screen-detected diabetes have a spillover effect on mortality and cardiovascular morbidity in ‘at risk’ individuals with normoglycaemia? Results from the ADDITION-Denmark cluster-randomised controlled trial' in: Diabetologia, 9 March 2017. Read an abstract here.


Michael Flaherty taught the PhD course ‘Time work: What people do with time’, 9-10 March 2017, Dept. of Anthropology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Michael Flaherty gave a half-hour live radio interview entitled 'Why Time Flies by' about his research on time to BYU Radio, 8 March 2017, USA. Listen to the interview here.


Patrick Biller is co-author of the article ‘Catalytic hydrotreatment of bio-crude produced from hydrothermal liquefaction of aspen wood: A catalyst screening and parameter optimization study’ in: Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 7 March 2017. Read an abstract here.


Patrick Biller is co-author of the article ‘Characterizing Semi-volatile Organic Compounds of Bio-crude from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Biomass’ in: Energy&Fuels, 7 March 2017. Read an abstract here. 


Xuhui Dong is the corresponding author of the article 'Using palaeolimnological data and historical records to assess long-term dynamics of ecosystem services in typical Yangtze shallow lakes (China)' in: Science of the Total Environment 2017, 584–585: 791–802. Read the abstract here.


Isabelle Torrance gave the invited talk 'Euripides and the Gods' at the Department of Classics, 2 March 2017, University of California, Davis, USA.


Jessica L. Barker is co-author of the paper 'Inter-group cooperation in humans and other animals' in: Biology Letters, 13: 20160793, 1 March 2017. Read an abstract here.


Armin W. Geertz gave a lecture on 'Religion and Evolution' for 235 secondary school children from Viborg Katedralskole/ High School on 28 February 2017. 


Tomasz K. Wojdacz is co-author of the article 'DNA methylation profiles of elderly individuals subjected to indentured childhood labor and trauma' in: BMC Medical Genetics, 27 February 2017. Read an abstract here


Federica Bertolotti is co-author of the article 'Dismantling the “Red Wall” of Colloidal Perovskites: Highly Luminescent Formamidinium and Formamidinium-Cesium Lead Iodide Nanocrystals' in ACSnano, 23 February 2017. Read an abstract here.


Alexander Panayotov gave the invited talk ‘Jewish Communities in the Early Byzantine Balkans and the Aegean. Everyday Life and Communal Structure’ on 23 February 2017 at the American Research Center in Sofia, Bulgaria.


Consuelo Manetta gave the invited lecture entitled 'La pittura funeraria bulgara nell'ambito della cultura tracia dell'eta' classica e delle prima eta' ellenistica', 14 February 2017, at the Archeoclub d’Italia, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.


Jessica L. Barker gave the talk 'Cooperation: A behavioural ecologist's perspective' at the UN's International Women in Science Day, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, 11 February 2017. Watch a recording of the talk.


Jessica L. Barker is first-author of the article 'Synthesizing perspectives on the evolution of cooperation within and between species' in Evolution, 8 February 2017. Read an abstract here.


Consuelo Manetta gave the paper 'Contextualising the Past in the Alban Hills: Places for Life and Death, for Production and Otium' at the workshop 'Tra Appia e Latina: dinamiche insediative e sviluppo del territorio alle pendici dei Colli Albani', 9 February 2017, at the Koninklijk Nederlands Instituut in Rome, Italy.


Xuhui Dong presented the paper 'Subfossil Cladoceras as ecological indicators in large shallow lakes along the Yangtze River, China' at the OIKOS Conference for Ecologists and Evolutionary Biologists, 30 January- 1 February 2017, University of Helsinki, Finland. 


Btihaj Ajana is author of the article 'Digital Health and the Biopolitics of the Quantified Self’ in Digital Health, vol. 3, no.1, pp. 1-18.


Consuelo Manetta gave the invited lecture entitled ‘Uno sguardo alla pittura romana “provinciale”. Per un’analisi contestuale delle tombe dipinte della Bulgaria’, 30 January 2017,University of Padova, Italy.


Martin Holmstrup is first-author of the article 'Long-term and realistic global change manipulations had low impact on diversity of soil biota in temperate heathland' in: Nature Scientific Reports, 25 January 2017. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana is author of the article  ‘Curating Public Art 2.0: The Case of Autopoiesis’ in: Journal of Arts and International Affairs, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 57-83. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk ‘The Biopolitics of the Quantified Self’ at the 2017 International Symposium on Economics and Social Science, 19-22 January 2017, Kuta, Indonesia.


Michael G. Flaherty is author of the article 'Why time seems to fly – or trickle – by' on The Conversation, 19 January 2017. Read the article here.


Rima Obeid is editor and co-author of the book Vitamin B12: Advances and Insights CRP Press, 13 January 2017. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk ‘Freedom or abandonment? Reflections on the politics of digital self-tracking’, MeCCSA 2017, 11-13 January 2017, Leeds University, UK. 


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk ‘Rethinking Health through Self-tracking Practices' at the Medical Humanities Conference, 9-11 January 2017, Warsaw, Poland.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Effect of two different multimicronutrient supplements on vitamin D status in women of childbearing age: a randomized trial' in: Nutrient, Vol. 9, Issue 1, 4 January 2017. Read an abstract here. 


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Vitamin B-12–fortified toothpaste improves vitamin status in vegans: a 12-wk randomized placebo-controlled study' in: Am J Clin Nutr, 4 January 2017. Read an abstract here.


Isabelle Torrance is co-author of the book chapter 'Aeschylus and War: A Conversation with Lieutenant Colonel Kristen Janowsky' in: Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes, Routledge, 2017 ed. by Isabelle Torrance.


Isabelle Torrance is author of the book chapters 'Aeschylus and War' and 'Aeschylus, Gangland Naples, and the Siege of Sarajevo: Mario Martone's Teatro di Guerra' in: Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes, Routledge, 2017 ed. by Isabelle Torrance.


Isabelle Torrance is editor of the book Aeschylus and War: Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies), Routledge, 2017. 


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the paper ‘Deciphering long-term records of natural variability and human impact as recorded in lake sediments: a palaeolimnological puzzle’ in: WIREs: water, 2017, e1404. Read the abstract here. 

AUTUMN 2016

Patrick Biller is first author of the article ‘Assessment of agricultural crops and natural vegetation in Scotland for energy production by anaerobic digestion and hydrothermal liquefaction’ in: Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 13 December 2016. Read an abstract here. 


Isabelle Torrance is author of the book chapter ‘Iphigenia at Aulis’ in L. McClure (2017) (ed.) A Companion to Euripides (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) (Chicester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons) 284-97. Read an abstract here.


Morten Kyndrup published the review 'Ingen steder hen. Gnistrende poesi fra Per Aage Brandt' in: Standart Issue 4., 2016. 


Consuelo Manetta is co-author of the article 'НОВИ НАБЛЮДЕНИЯ ВЪРХУ АРХИТЕКТУРАТА И ЖИВОПИСТА НА САРКОФАГОВИДНАТА КАМЕРА В МОГИЛА ОСТРУША, ГР. ШИПКА' ('Architecture and Painting of the Sarcophagus-like Burial Chamber of the Ostrusha Burial mound, Shipka: New Remarks'), in: Проблеми на тракийската култура, 8, Велико Търново, 2016, pp. 31-88.


Dorothee Birke published the article 'Un/Making Homes in Anglophone Cultures' in: Anglistentag 2015 Paderborn Proceedings, eds. Christoph Ehland, Ilka Mindt and Merle Toennies, Trier: WVT, 2016, 31-35.


Naicheng Wu gave the invited talk 'Sustainable water resource management', 21-22 December 2016, Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Science, Guangzhou, China. 


Xuhui Dong gave the invited talk 'Ecosystem change and lake management: a sediment-based perspective', 21 December 2016, at the Dept. of Biology, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.


Naicheng Wu participated the 1st International Forum for Academic Youths and Elites and gave the talk 'Sustainable river basin management', 19-20 December 2016,  Guangzhou University, China. 


Naicheng Wu visited Institute of Eastern Himalaya Biodiversity Research, Dali University, China and gave the invited talk 'Integrated ecohydrological modelling for river basin management', 16-18 December 2016.


Amy M. Iler and Toke T. Høye are co-authors of the article 'Detrending phenological time series improves climate-phenology analyses and reveals evidence of plasticity' in: Ecology, 16 December 2016. Read the abstract here.


Naicheng Wu gave the invited talk 'Integrated ecohydrological modelling for river basin management', 15 December 2016, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGLAS), China. 


Xuhui Dong gave the invited talk 'Global change and lake ecosystem response: evidence from lake sediments', 12 December 2016, at the Dept. of Biology, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China.


Consuelo Manetta gave the talk 'Il contributo della decorazione architettonica alla conoscenza dell’Albanum di epoca romana' at a workshop organized by the German Archaeological Institute in Rome and the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum, Mainz at the Seminario Vescovile di Albano, Albano, Rome, 10 December 2016.


Jessica Barker and Machteld Verzijden are co-authors of the article 'Evolutionsbiologer: Der er en lang række fejl i Nyborgs viden om og fortolkning af evolutionsbiologisk forskning' in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, 2 December 2016. Read the article here (in Danish only).


Morten Kyndrup published the article 'Modernism and "Aesthetic Experience": Art, Aesthetics − and the Role of Modernism' in: The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, no 51, 2016.


Tomasz K. Wojdacz is co-author of the article 'Gene silencing of Nox4 by CpG island methylation during hepatocarcinogenesis in rats' in: Biol Open, 28 November 2016 [Epub ahead of print]. Read an abstract here.


Svend-Erik Skaaning is co-author of the book Alexis de Tocqueville. Copenhagen: Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag, 2016. Read an abstract here (in Danish).


Kirill Postoutenko is author of the article 'Towards conceptual history of canonization in totalitarian societies' in Ariadna histórica. Lenguajes, conceptos, metáforas, Núm. 5, 2016.


Dorothee Birke gave the invited talk 'Memory Narratives in Fiction, 24 November 2016, Narrative Research Lab, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Isabel Kusche is author of the article 'Rationalising localism and brokerage: the deputy’s role in Irish democracy' in: European Journal of Cultural and Political Sociology, 21 November 2016. Read an abstract here.


Svend-Erik Skaaning is co-author of the article 'Going Historical: Measuring Democraticness before the Age of Mass Democracy", International Political Science Review, Vol. 37, No. 5. Read an abstract here.


Svend-Erik Skaaning is co-author of the article 'Measuring high level democratic principles using the V-Dem data' in: International Political Science Review, Vol. 37, No. 5. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid gave the web interview on 'Folates Controversies with Prof Rima Obeid' to Metagenics Clinical Podcasts, Health World Ltd, Australia, 18 November 2016. Hear the interview on Soundcloud.


Morten Kyndrup published the review 'At lave verden om til Norge: Jan Kjærstad er tilbage med voluminøs mesterroman' in: Standart, Vol. 30, No 2/3, 10.2016.


Morten Kyndrup published the review 'Triste historier: Strittende tekstsamling af Niels Frank' in: Standart, Vol. 30, No 2/3, 10.2016.


Consuelo Manetta gave the invited lecture 'The painted tombs of Bulgaria between the Late-Classical and Early Hellenistic period. Figurative programs, local models, and external influences', 16 November 2016, Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology, Birmingham University, UK. 


Xuhui Dong gave the presentation 'Climatically controlled chemical and biological development in a Greenland lake over the past 2000 years' at the 1st Network for Arthropods of the Tundra (NeAT) meeting, 15-16 November 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Naicheng Wu is first author of the article 'Importance of sampling frequency when collecting diatoms’ in: Scientific Reports 6:36950. Read the abstract here.


Consuelo Manetta gave the invited lecture 'In the Shadow of the “Old Mountain”. Funerary Painting of Bulgaria Between the Late-Classical and Early Hellenistic', 14 November 2016, School of Archaeology, Oxford University, UK. 


Tomasz K. Wojdacz is co-author of the paper 'Transcriptomics and methylomics of CD4-positive T cells in arsenic-exposed women' in: Arch Toxicology, 12 November 2016. E pub ahead of print. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana gav the talk 'Politics and Ethics of Self-Tracking Culture’ at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, 8-11 November 2016, University of London Union, UK. 


Naicheng Wu gave the talk 'Approaches to model shifts in community structure' at the workshop 'Community shift as reaction on restoration measures in Lake Durowsky', 8-10 November 2016, Kiel, Germany. 


Dorothee Birke is the author of a book review (on Wong/Yildiz: Kazuo Ishiguro in a Global Context), published in: Anglistik 27.2, 2016.


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the paper ‘Early warning of critical transitions in biodiversity from compositional disorder’ in: Ecology, 2016, 97(11): 3079–3090. Read the abstract here.


Patrick Biller gave the presentation 'Drop in potential of upgraded fuels produced at pilot scale via hydrothermal liquefaction of different biomass feedstocks' at the TCS 2016—Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products, 1-4 November 2016, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.


Anja Kamp is first author of the article 'Intracellular nitrate of marine diatoms as a driver of anaerobic nitrogen cycling in sinking aggregates’ in: Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1669. Read an abstract here. 


Isabelle Torrance gave the lecture 'Sophocles’ Antigone: Ancient and Modern Contexts', 31 October 2016, Dept. of History and Classical Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Rima Obeid gave the presentation ‘Preventable neural tube defects in Europe and the predicted effect of folic acid’ at the 27th International Conference on Spina bifida and Hydrocephalus, 28 October 2016, University Hospital Ghent, Belgium. 


Tomasz K. Wojdacz is co-author of the article 'Identification and validation of candidate epigenetic biomarkers in lung adenocarcinoma' in: Scientific Reports; 26 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Michael G. Flaherty is author of the article 'An S-shaped pattern in the perceived passage of time: how social interaction governs temporal experience' in: Language and Cognition, October 2016.


Yonghui Zeng presented the poster 'Genomic Insights into Phototrophic Gemmatimonadetes Bacteria and Their Presence in Diverse Environments' at the 13th Nordic Photosynthesis Congress – Improving Photosynthesis, 25-28 October 2016, GEUS, Copenhagen.


Julieta Goenaga is co-author of the article 'Novel seminal fluid proteins in the seed beetle Callosobruchus maculatus identified by a proteomic and transcriptomic approach' in: Insect Molecular Biology, 22 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Isabel Kusche presented the invited paper 'The Governance Paradigm and Its Blind Spots in the Western European Periphery', at the conference The 'Turn to Governance‘ and its Consequences. The Recalibration of Statehood in Europe from the 1970s until Today, 20-21 October 2016, at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. 


Alfonso Blazquez is co-author of the articles 'Establishing the subcellular localization of photodynamically-induced ROS using 3,3¨-diaminobenzidine: A methodological proposal with a proof-of-concept demonstration' in: Methods, 15 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Alfonso Blazquez is co-author of the articles 'Exerting better control and specificity with singlet oxygen experiments in live mammalian cells' in: Methods, 15 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Alfonso Blazquez is co-author of the articles 'Switching on a transient endogenous ROS production in mammalian cells and tissues' in: Methods, 15 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Determination of trimethylamine, trimethylamine N-oxide, and taurine in human plasma and urine by UHPLC-MS/MS technique' in: Journal of Chromatography B, 15 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Xuhui Dong gave the talk 'An introduction on Chinese National 973 Project: Long term ecosystem dynamics and ecological safety assessment of typical lakes from the East and Southwest China', 13 October 2016, Dpt. of Bioscience, Aarhus University.


Btihaj Ajana was a panel organiser, chair and gave the talk ‘Life Gamified: Practices of the Quantified Self’, Arts & Humanities Festival 2016 – Play, 13 October 2016, King’s College London, UK. 


Darin Stephanov undertook a field trip between to collect rare ceremonial reports from mid-nineteenth-century Russian imperial newspapers on microfilm, 12 October- 2 November 2016, at the National Library of Finland, Helsinki. 


David Petrosyan is co-author of the article 'Quantum spin transistor with a Heisenberg spin chain', Nature Commun 7, 13070 (2016). Read an abstract here.


Xuhui Dong went on a research visit to Department of Biology, Hamburg University, Germany, to work on a paper on biodiversity and ecolgy of floodplain wetlands, 10-12 October 2016. 


Consuelo Manetta gave the paper 'The Decor of Death: the Funerary Art of Bulgaria between the Late Classical and Early Hellenistic period' at the International Academic Conference Graves, Tombs, Necropoleis in their Settlement Environment in the Eastern Mediterranean – Classical to Hellenistic Period, 9-14 October 2016, Kazanlak, Isperih, Sofia, Bulgaria.  


Jessica Barker gave the invited talk 'Cooperation and competition within and among groups in humans', 6 October 2016, York Centre for Complex Systems Analysis, University of York, UK.


Jessica Barker gave the invited talk 'Careers in biology: a behavioural ecologist's perspective', 4 October 2016, Queenswood School, Hertfordshire, UK.


Darin Stephanov is author of the book chapter 'Public Celebrations of Emperor Nicholas I (1825-1855) in the Grand Duchy of Finland: Typology, Dynamics, Impact' in: 400th Anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty, 1613-2013. The Politics of Memory and the Monarchic Idea [in Russian]. Eds. Vladimir Lapin and Yulia Safronova. Saint Petersburg: European University Press, 2016.  


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'First trimester serum levels of the soluble transcobalamin receptor, holo-transcobalamin, and total transcobalamin in relation to preeclampsia risk' in: Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation, 4 October 2016. Read an abstract here.


Iryna Mazhak gave an invited talk 'Social Inequalities in Health in Developing Countries: a Comparison Perspective', 30 September 2016, Caucasus International University, Tbilisi, Georgia. 


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is co-author of the article 'TRPM7-like channels are functionally expressed in oocytes and modulate post-fertilization embryo development in mouse' in: Scientific Reports, article number: 34236, 29 September 2016. Read an abstract here.  


Xuhui Dong's paper 'Using sedimentary diatoms to identify reference conditions and historical variability in shallow lake ecosystems in the Yangtze floodplain' was chosen for a virtual issue of  journal Marine and Freshwater Research September 2016. This virtual issue contains a selection of 9 articles previously published by the journal that showcase the range of research being undertaken within China. See more detail here.


 Isabel Kusche is author of the book chapter 'Social Movements and Sociological Systems Theory' in:Social Theory and Social Movements. Mutual Inspirations edited by Jochen Roose and Hella Dietz (Wiesbaden: Springer VS).


Xuhui Dong gave the invited talk 'Paleolimnology: a key to understanding historical environmental changes', 30 September 2016, Nanchang Institute of Technology, China.


Dorothee Birke gave the keynote lecture 'Home as a Contested Narrative' at the workshop 'The Ideological Force of Narrative', 29-30 September 2016, University of Tampere, Finland.


Xuhui Dong gave the invited talk 'Paleolimnology: a key to understanding historical environmental changes', 29 September 2016, Jiangxi Normal University, China.  


Darin Stephanov gave the paper 'Images of the Own Group and the ‘Other’ in Bulgarian Popular Songs from the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Balkan Wars (1912-13)' at the Politics of Enmity: Can Nation Ever Be Emancipatory? 5th International Conference of the Group for Social Engagement Studies, Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, Belgrade, Serbia, 26-28 September 2016.  


Oscar J. Martin Garcia acted as paper discussant of the session ‛The International Factor in the Educational and Scientific Modernization of Spain, 1953-1976’, 20-23 September 2016, at the XIII Conference of the Association of Contemporary History,  Albacete, Spain. 


Jan Alber is the author of the article 'Absurd Catalogues: The Functions of Lists in Postmodernist Fiction' and a 'Review of Liesbeth Korthals Altes’s Ethos and Narrative Interpretation'; both in: Style 50.4 (2016). Read an abstract here.


Xuhui Dong gave the talk 'Ecological regime shifts and changes of lake ecosystem service in a shallow Yangtze lake (Taibai Lake, China) over the past 150 years' at 10th International Wetlands Conference, 18-24 September 2016, Changshu China.   


Consuelo Manetta presented the poster 'Under The Same Sky? Figural Painted Coffered Ceilings in the Ancient Mediterranean' at the 13th Conference of the International Association for Ancient Wall Painting, 12-16 September 2016, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.


Naicheng Wu visited Guilin University of Technology and gave the talk 'Sustainable water resource management',  9-14 September 2016, Guilin, China.   


Paul Denton is co-author of the paper 'Broad activation of latent HIV-1 in vivo' in: Nature Communications 7, 8 September 2016. Read the abstract here.


Sonia Coriani is co-author of the article 'A study of the valence shell electronic states of s-triazine by photoabsorption spectroscopy and ab initio calculations' in: Chemical Physics 477 (2016) 96–104, 30 September 2016. Read the abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk 'Ontologies of the Quantified Self’ at the  TaPRA Conference 2016: Performing the Quantified Self Workshop, 5-8 September 2016, University of Bristol, UK.


Xuhui Dong visited Prof. Matthew Wooller at Alaska Stable Isotope Facility, University of Alaska Fairbanks, for research cooperation on oxygen isotope analysis on head capsules of fossil chironomids from 3-11 September 2016. 


Magnus Kjærgaard is co-author of the article 'Engineering a Prototypic P-type ATPase Listeria monocytogenes Ca2+-ATPase 1 for Single-Molecule FRET Studies'. Read the abstract here.


Dorothee Birke is author of the article 'The World Is Not Enough: Lists as Encounters with the “Real” in the Eighteenth-Century Novel' in: Style, Vol. 50, No. 3 (2016). Read the abstract here.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the talk 'The importance of subsistence in maintaining and perpetuating cultural identity among Haida and Tlingit in Alaska' at a workshop on 'Arctic extractive industries', 6 September 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark.

 

SPRING 2016

Frants H. Jensen gave the public lecture 'Peeking into the deep: Studying foraging ecology of deep divers using acoustic tags' at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, Bermuda, 30 August 2016.


Rima Obeid is corresponding author of the article ' Plasma trimethylamine-N-oxide following supplementation with vitamin D or D plus B-vitamins' in: Mol Nutr Food Res. 2016 Aug 28. Read the abstract here.


Sonia Coriani was an invited speaker at the Workshop MIPOMAT Innovative Surfaces and Materials and gave the talk 'The Molecular Response to Electromagnetic Fields: A Wonderful Playground for a Computational Chemist, 28-31 August 2016, Primošten, Croatia.


Rima Obeid is corresponding author of the article 'Trimethylamine-N-oxide and its biological variations in vegetarians' in: European Journal of Nutr. 2016 Aug 25. Read the abstract here. 


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the article 'Cognitive deficits caused by a disease-mutation in the α3 Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase isoform.' in: Sci Rep. 2016 Aug 23;6:31972. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk 'Legitimating the City through Museum Brands' at Culture in Urban Space: Urban Form, Cultural Landscapes, Life in the City, 22-26 August 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Anja Kamp gave the talk ‘Intracellular nitrate in anaerobic nitrate metabolism of sinking diatom aggregates’ at the ISME 16 - 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, 21-26 August 2016, Palais des Congres de Montreal, Montreal, Canada.


Amy Iler is co-author of the article 'Responses of sequential and hierarchical phenological events to warming and cooling in alpine meadows' in: Nature Communications 7, 12489, 18 August 2016. Read an abstract here.


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.


Machteld Verzijden is first-author of the paper 'Interspecific interactions and learning variability jointly drive geographic differences in mate preferences' in: Evolution, Volume 70, Issue 8 August 2016. Read an abstract here.


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. 


Amy Iler is co-author of the article 'The effect of demographic correlations on the stochastic population dynamics of perennial plants' in: Ecological Monographs, 1 August 2016. Read the abstract.  


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. Read an abstract here.


Naicheng Wu presented the paper 'How to collect riverine diatom community with an appropriate sampling frequency?' at the 2016 symposium of Society of International Limnology (SIL), 31 July-5 August 2016, Torino, Italy. 


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. 


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.    


Ronald Fischer organized and was principal of the Culture & Psychology Summer School, sponsored by the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, 26-30 July 2016, Nagoya, Japan.


Dorothee Birke presented the paper 'Engaging the Real: Lists in the Eighteenth-Century Novel' at the 23rd Triennial Conference of the International Association of University Professors of English (IAUPE), 25-28 July 2016, London, UK. 


Jan Alber gave the paper 'Towards a New Reading Paradigm: Presence Effects, Composure, and the Capacity of ‘Letting Things Be’' at the 23rd Triennial Conference of the International Association of University Professors of English, 25-28 July 2016, London, UK. 


Sonia Coriani is co-author of the article 'Coupled Cluster Study of Photoionization and Photodetachment Cross Sections' in:  J. Chem. Theory Comput., 2016. DOI:10.1021/acs.jctc.6b00524. Read an abstract here.


Sonia Coriani was an invited speaker at The Ninth Congress of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics (ISTCP-IX) and gave the talk 'Coupled Cluster Methods for Photoionization, Photodetachment and X-ray Photoabsorption', 17-22 July 2016, Alerus Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota, US.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'Meter scale variation in shrub dominance and soil moisture structure Arctic arthropod communities' in: PeerJ 4, 14 July 2016. Read the abstract here.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'Phenological sensitivity to climate across taxa and trophic levels' in: Nature 535, 241–245, 14 July 2016. Read the abstract here.


Iryna Mazhak gave the paper ‘Social Inequalities in Self-Reported Health in the Ukrainian Working-age Population: Evidence from the ESS’ at the 3rd International ESS Conference Understanding key challenges for European societies in the 21st century, 13-15 July 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland


Jan Alber gave the invited lecture ‘Contemporary Indigenous Australian Narratives’, 12 July 2016, University of Braunschweig, Germany.


Isabel Kusche presented the two papers ‘Gradual Differentiation and Justifiable Cognizance: Adjusting the Notion of Functional Differentiation’ and ‘Political Self-Reflection on Political Representation: Constituency Service as a Topic in Parliamentary Debates’ at the International Sociological Association  Forum of Sociology, 10-14 July 2016, Vienna, Austria.


Ronald Fischer went on field research in Mauritius to study participants in an extreme ritual and measure physiological and psychological responses as people go through the ritual (including a follow-up study). Mauritius, 8-18 July 2016.


Frants H. Jensen gave the invited talk ‘Living life on the edge: Social ecology and coordination in deep-diving pilot whales’, 6 July 2016, Hong Kong University.


Ronald Fischer participated in the Interdisciplinary Ethnographic Field School, Aarhus University Summer School course, 10-24 July 2016, Mauritius.


Iryna Mazhak participated in the UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health, 4-8 July 2016, University College London, UK.


Ronald Fischer participated in the PhD summer school at University of Osnabrueck, 4-8 July 2016, Germany.


Frants H. Jensen gave the presentation ‘Changing perspectives on the acoustic ecology of deep-diving toothed whales: From individual biosonar parameters to collective foraging strategies’ at The Acoustic Research Laboratory, 4 July 2016, The National University of Singapore.


Jessica L. Barker is corresponding author of the article 'Local competition increases people's willingness to harm others' in: Evolution and Human Behavior, Volume 37, Issue 4, July 2016.­


Amy M. Iler is co-author of the article ‘Sex-specific responses to climate change in plants alter population sex ratio and performance’ in: Science, Vol. 353, Issue 6294, 1 July 2016. Read the abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana co-directed a series of short films which have been screened in various international festivals and are now published in: BCNMes, available online 30 June 2016. Watch the short films here.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the paper ‘“Expect the unexpected”: human physiological, psychological and cultural, responses to urbanization in Papua New Guinea’ at the HBES 2016 Conference (Human Behaviour and Evolution Society), 29 June-2 July, Vancouver, Canada. 


Iryna Mazhak gave the presentation ‘Social-Economic Status, Work Conditions and Inequalities in Self-Reported Health in Ukrainian Working-age Population: Evidence from the ESS’ at the ESHMS 16th biennial congress "Healthy lives: technologies, policies and experiences", 27-29 June 2016, University of Geneva.


Isabel Kusche gave the presentation ‘Motivations versus Vocabularies of Motive. On the Linkage between Politicians and Voters’ at the Conference of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Sociological Theory, 27-29 June 2016, University of Cambridge, UK.


Naicheng Wu was invited to teach at the summer school 'Ecological state of the lake during restoration measures', 26 June-10 July 2016, Poznań and Wągrowiec, Poland. 


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen is co-author of the article 'Expression strategies for structural studies of eukaryotic membrane proteins’ in: Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Volume 38, Pages 137–144, June 2016.


Ûmit Akbey gave the presentation ‘NMR supported Structural Biology’ at the national conference 23. Statistical Physics Days, 24 June 2016, ITU Istanbul, Turkey.


Sonia Coriani was invited as chair at the 8th Molecular Quantum Mechanics conference and also presented the poster 'Coupled Cluster Studies of Photoionization, Photodetachment and X-ray Photoabsorption', 23 June-1 July 2016, Uppsala, Sweden.  


Mari Hatavara gave the talk ‘Evaluation in Narratives of Vicarious Experience’ at the Narrative Matters conference, 23 June 2016, Victoria B.C., Canada.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the paper ‘”Stress is the spice of life”: an evolutionary perspective on the human stress response’ at the International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health (ISEMPH) 2016 meeting, 22-25 June 2016, North Carolina, USA. 


Morten Kyndrup participated in 'UBIAS into Impact: Networking our Academics to Meet Global Challenges', the UBIAS (University-based Institutes of Advances Studies) Directors’ Meeting and gave the talk 'AIAS ‒ Principles and Perspectives', 20-23 June 2016, Birmingham, UK.


Iryna Mazhak gave the presentation ‘Gender Differences in Self-Reported Health in the Ukrainian Working-age Population: Evidence from the European Social Survey’ at the 2nd International Health Congress, 20-22 June 2016, King College London, UK.


Mari Hatavara gave the talk ‘Telling Someone Else's Story. Documentaries and Retold Tales’ at the Annual Conference for the International Society for Narrative Studies, 17 June 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Jan Alber gave the paper 'Beyond Invasion and Colonization: Contemporary Aboriginal Narratives' at the International Conference of Narrative, 16-18 June 2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 


Dorothee Birke chaired the panel 'Where We Live Now: ‘Home' as a Contested Narrative' and gave the paper entitled 'The Homeless/Housed Binary on the Contemporary British Stage', 16-18 June 2016 at the International Conference of Narrative, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the article 'Insights into the Pathology of the α3 Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase Ion Pump in Neurological Disorders; Lessons from Animal Models' in: Front Physiol. 2016 June 14;7:209. Read an abstract here.


Sonia Coriani is co-author of the article 'Molecular Dipole Moments within the Incremental Scheme using the Domain-Specific Basis-Set Approach' in: Journal of Chemical Theory Comput. 14 June 2016. Read an abstract here.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘Cross-cultural psychology: A crisis in the making and how we can address it’, 14 June 2016, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Btihaj Ajana gave an interview about her research for the article ‘Selvmonitorering: Kjenn deg selv gjennom tallene dine’ for the Norwegian monthly newspaper Ny Tid, 16 June 2016. Read the interview online.


Btihaj Ajana organised and was a panel discussant at the workshop 'The Quantified Self and the Rise of Self-tracking Culture', Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, 15 June 2016.


Dorothee Birke gave the invited lecture 'Erschriebene Leser: Selbstreflexive Lektueren im englischen Roman', 9 June 2016, Centre for Narrative Studies, University of Wuppertal, Germany.


Toke T. Høye gave an interview at dr.dk for the article 'Rovdyr og bevoksning afgør udbredelsen af planteædere i Arktis' explaining the astounishing results of his and his co-authors' recent study 'Biotic interactions mediate patterns of herbivore diversity in the Arctic' published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography. Dr.dk: 9 June 2016.


Consuelo Manetta is author of the book chapter 'I pavimenti delle regiones XI e XII' in C. Angelelli et al. Per un corpus dei pavimenti antichi di Roma e del Lazio. Collana Convegni, 32. Sapienza Università Editrice, Roma 2016:. 125-176.


Ümit Akbey gave the oral presentation 'Nuclear Magnetic Resonance studies on Nanoparticles' at the 12th international Nanotechnology conference, NanoTR-12 2016, 3-5 June 2016, Gebze Technical University, Turkey. 


Btihaj Ajana gave the presentation 'The Quantified Self and the Future of Health' at the Biennual Danish Conference on Science and Technology Studies  2016: Interpellating Future(s), 2-3  June 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark.   


Morten Kyndrup published the review 'En virkelig historie: Hundrede års ensomhed − på finsk', in the journal: Standart 1, vol. 30, 2016.


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the paper ‘Direct versus indirect climate controls on Holocene diatom assemblages in a sub-tropical deep, alpine lake (Lugu Hu, Yunnan, SW China)’ in: Quaternary Research, Available online 27 May 2016. Read the abstract here.   


Rima Obeid is corresponding author of the article 'Plasma Amyloid Beta 1-42 and DNA Methylation Pattern Predict Accelerated Aging in Young Subjects with Down Syndrome' in: NeuroMolecular Medicine, 27 May 2016. Read an abstract here. 


Lotte Philipsen gave the paper 'Imagining the Invisible: Aesthetics and Nano-art' at The Nordic Society of Aesthetics Annual Conference, 26-28 May 2016, Uppsala, Sweden.


Amy Iler and Alfonso Blazquez-Castro gave the invited talk 'Phenology, flower albedo, & soil microclimate: a positive feedback between vegetation and climate change?', 26 May 2016, Dept. of Bioscience, Plant and Insect Ecology, Aarhus University, Silkeborg, Denmark.  


Rima Obeid chaired a session and presented the poster 'Vitamin B12-fortified teeth cream improved vitamin status markers in vegans: a 3 month placebo controlled study', 25 May 2016, at the 4 th International Vitamin Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. 


Rima Obeid is co-author of a 'Letter to the Editor' in: European Urology, 25 May 2016. Read the letter here.


Amy Iler gave the guest lecture ‘Phenological shifts and species interactions’, 23 May 2016, Center for Macroecology, Evolution, and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


Btihaj Ajana was an invited participant at the ID2020 Summit at the United Nations Headquarters, 20 May 2016, New York, USA.


Xuhui Dong gave the talk 'Using chironomids to assess ecological changes and the contribution from climate in remote Greenland lakes', 20 May 2016, at the Dept. of Geosciences, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the paper 'Biotic interactions mediate patterns of herbivore diversity in the Arctic' in: Global Ecology and Biogeography, 19 May 2016. Read the abstract here.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro gave the talk ‘Sunflower albedo affects soil microclimate: implications under climate change’ at the “Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary, Transdisciplinary Research – What, Why, How?” AIAS internal seminar, 17 May 2016, AIAS, Denmark. 


Sonia Coriani is co-corresponding author of the paper 'Near-Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure within Multilevel Coupled Cluster Theory' in: Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, 16 May 2016. Read the abstract here.


Ronald Fischer is co-author of the article ‘“Get Up, Stand Up, Stand Up for Your Rights!” The Jamaicanization of Youth Across 11 Countries Through Reggae Music? in: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, May 2016 vol. 47 no. 4 581-604.    


Mads Vaarby Sørensen is corresponding author of the paper 'Na+-dependence of K+-induced natriuresis, kaliuresis and NCC dephosphorylation' in: Acta Physiologica, 9 May 2016.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘The psychological structure of extreme collective ritual: Meanings, pain and revisiting old debates’, 5 May 2016, California State University, Northridge, USA.


Machteld Verzijden contributed to the article and the included academic quiz 'Tip en 13'er: Hvad laver forskeren?' published at: videnskab.dk, 5 May 2016. Read the paper here.­


Djuke Veldhuis contributed to the article and the included academic quiz 'Tip en 13'er: Hvad laver forskeren?' published at: videnskab.dk, 5 May 2016. Read the paper here.


Frants H. Jensen was on fieldwork with the project 'Social communication and group coordination in bottlenose dolphins studied using fine-scale acoustic and movement tags' from 2-13 May 2016, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 


Xuhui Dong is corresponding author of the paper 'Using sedimentary diatoms to identify reference conditions and historical variability in shallow lake ecosystems in the Yangtze floodplain' in: Marine & Freshwater Research 2016, 67(6): 803–815. This paper was featured as the cover image of this issue, with a bird view from the Poyang Lake, China. Read the abstract here. 


Jan Alber gave the paper 'The Material Conditions of Waanyi Existence in Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria' at the GAPS conference 'The Postcolonial and the Material', 5-7 May 2016, Augsburg, Germany.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the article 'Insights into the Pathology of the α2-Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase in Neurological Disorders; Lessons from Animal Models' in: Front Physiol. 2016 May 4;7:161. Read the abstract.


Xuhui Dong is corresponding author of the paper 'Identifying sediment discontinuities and solving dating puzzles using monitoring and palaeolimnological records' in: Friontiers of Earth Science 2016, 4 May online first. Read the abstract here.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen gave the presentation 'You eat potassium, but you pee sodium' at the 'Biomedical network seminars' on 29 April 2016 at the Dept. of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘The mysterious power of pain’ at the Festival of Research, 29 April 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jessica Barker gave the talk ‘Nice guys finish first: the evolution, ecology and economics of cooperation’ at the Festival of Research, 29 April 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Óscar José Martín García gave the talk 'Winning hearts and minds. American soft power and cold war’ at the Festival of Research, 29 April 2016, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Anja Kamp gave the presentation ‘Impact of Skeletonema marinoi on anaerobic nitrate metabolism in marine snow' during the 15th CeMEB Assembly, Tjärnö, 26 – 28 April 2016. Linnaeus Centre for Marine Evolutionary Biology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 


Kirill Postoutenko gave the talk 'Russia on the Margins: Varieties of Political Messianism', 25 April 2016, at the Dept. of Global Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Ronald Fischer gave the keynote talk ‘Human values & cybersecurity: basic human vs sacred values’ at the Cyber Psych 2016 conference, 25-28 April 2016, Singapore.


Dorothee Birke co-organized the research workshop 'Doing Digital Humanities: Bridging the Gap between Quantitative and Qualitative Methods' at the Freiburg Graduate School "Factual and Fictional Narration", 22-23 April 2016, University of Freiburg, Germany. 


Kirill Postoutenko gave the invited Lecture 'Secondary Orality and Communicative (Non-)Differentiation in Bolshevik Russia: Public and Private Feedback to Joseph Stalin’s Talk On Soviet Constitution (1936)', 21 April 2016, University of Helsinki, Finland.


Btihaj Ajana gave the paper ‘In the name of wellbeing: Self-tracking as Surveillance’ at the 7th Biennial Surveillance & Society Conferences, 20-23 April 2016, Barcelona, Spain.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘Unpackaging collective ritual: behavioural synchrony, pain, prosociality and beyond’, 19 April 2016, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.


Isabel Kusche gave the paper 'Rationalizing Localism and Brokerage: Individual Agency and the Deputy’s Role in Irish Democracy‘, 18 April 2016, Dept. of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Sonia Coriani gave the talk 'Coupled Cluster Methods for X-ray spectroscopies of ground and excited states' at the EUSPEC WG3 COST meeting on  'XUV spectroscopies and time resolved dynamics', 14-15 April 2016, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, Basovizza, Italy.


Frants H. Jensen gave the invited talk 'Pilot whale group coordination and underlying sensory mechanisms', 14 April 2016, at the Scottish Oceans Institute, St. Andrews University, UK. 


Djuke Velduis gave the talk 'Expecting the unexpected in Papua New Guinea: stressors, death and rituals', 14 April 2016, at the Religion, Cognition and Culture Research Unit, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Sonia Coriani is corresponding author of the article 'A complex-polarization-propagator protocol for magneto-chiral axial dichroism and birefringence dispersion' in: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6CP01465H. Read the abstract here.


Jan Alber gave the lecture 'Indigenous Australian Identities in Aboriginal Narratives', 13 April 2016, the English Dept., Aarhus University, Denmark.


Morten Kyndrup participated in the NetIAS Annual Business meeting 2016, and the EURIAS programme annual meeting and gave the talk 'A short presentation of the AIAS fellowship programme', Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, 11-13 April 2016.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen is co-author of the article 'Mechanism of inhibition of human glucose transporter GLUT1 is conserved between cytochalasin B and phenylalanine amides' in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) vol. 113 no. 15. Read the abstract here. 


Kirill Postoutenko gave the invited Lecture 'Social and Communicative Differentiation in Totalitarian Society', 8 April 2016, University of Strasbourg, France.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'An ecological function in crisis? The temporal overlap between plant flowering and pollinator function shrinks as the Arctic warms' in: Ecography 39: 001–003, 2016. Read the abstract here.


Orietta Cordovana was appointed an Honorary Member of the Scuola Archeologica Italiana di Cartagine (SAIC), 7 April 2016.


Mari Hatavara gave two invited talks: 'Historical Novel in Finland Historical Novel in Finland ' and 'Literary studies in Finland today', 6 April 2016, Dept. of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 


Consuelo Manetta co-organised the international conference Bifocal Perspectives on the Black Sea: Macro- and Microcosms, 6-8 April 2016, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Orietta Cordovana co-organised the international conference Bifocal Perspectives on the Black Sea: Macro- and Microcosms, 6-8 April 2016, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark. 


Mari Hatavara gave the invited talk 'Mika Waltari – the first professional author in Finland?', 5 April 2016, Dept. of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


Darin Stephanov presented the paper 'Ruler Visibility, Modernity, and Ethnonationalism in the Late Romanov and Ottoman Empires. A Finnish-Bulgarian Comparison' at the 2016 Annual Conference of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES), 2-4 April 2016, at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, UK. 


Ronald Fischer is first-author of the article ‘Values: The dynamic nexus between biology, ecology and culture’ in: Current opinion in Psychology, 8, 155-160, April 2016.


Isabel Kusche is author of the book Politischer Klientelismus: Informelle Macht in Griechenland und Irland (Frankfurt am Main: Campus), April 2016. Read an abstract here.


Darin Stephanov is author of a book chapter 'Ruler Visibility, Modernity and Ethnonationalism in the Late Ottoman Empire' in: Living in the Ottoman Realm: Sultans, Subjects, and Elites. (Eds. Kent Schull and Christine Isom-Verhaaren). Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016. 


Mari Hatavara published the paper 'Mina, Kekkonen ja poliittinen rappio: Veikko Vennamon rakentama historiakuva ja kerronnalliset keinot muisteluaineistossa' (translation: 'Kekkonen, political degradation and I: Veikko Vennamo narrating the past in oral history materials') in: Historiallinen Aikakauskirja, Vol. 114, issue 1, 29 March 2016.  


Naicheng Wu is co-author of the paper 'Spatio-temporal patterns and predictions of phytoplankton assemblages in a subtropical river delta system' in: Fundam. Appl. Limnol., Vol. 187/4, March 2016.


Frants H. Jensen received a grant for the project 'Cooperation in the face of social complexity: The evolution of long-distance and long-term collective behavior in spotted hyenas' by the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, Michigan State University. Frants H. Jensen Co-PI, 22 March 2016. 


Marie Braad Lund is corresponding author of the article 'Earthworm ecology affects the population structure of their Verminephrobacter symbionts' in: Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 39/3, March 2016. Read an abstract here.


Martin Holmstrup is co-author of the paper 'Adaptations of enchytraeids to single and combined effects of physical and chemical stressors’ in: Environmental Reviews 24: 1-12. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article ‘DNA methylation profiling reveals differences in the three human monocyte subsets and identifies uremia to induce DNA methylation changes during differentiation’ in: Epigenetics. 2016 Mar 28:0. Read an abstract here.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘The vegetarian festival: A quasi-experimental ethnography of a complex collective ritual’, 15 March 2016, University of Wellington, New Zealand.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the paper ‘The importance of science communication’, ran interactive workshops and presided over a flash-talk competition at the Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) conference, 13-17 March 2016, Amman, Jordan.   


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article ‘Prospective Investigation of 25(OH)D3 Serum Concentration Following UVB Narrow Band Phototherapy in Patients with Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis’ in: Anticancer Res. 2016 Mar;36(3):1439-44. Read an abstract here.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen is co-author of the article 'Hyperaldosteronism following decreased renal K+ excretion in KCNMB2 knock-out mice' in: American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology, 9 March 2016. Read an abstract here.


Jan Alber is the author of 'What Commodities Have to Say about Consumerism: The Eighteenth-Century Novel The Adventures of a Black Coat' in: Material Culture 48.1 (2016): 55-66. The special issue of Material Culture was edited by Joseph Scarpaci. 


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro is co-author of the paper 'Control of singlet oxygen production in experiments performed on single mammalian cells' in: J Photochem Photobiol A: Chem 321: 297-308 (2016), 9 March 2016.


Frants H. Jensen gave the invited talk 'Communication and spatiotemporal coordination of deep-diving delphinids', 7 March 2016, at Bioscience, Aarhus University, Denmark. March 7, 2016. Invited talk: Communication and spatiotemporal coordination of deep-diving delphinids. Bioscience, Aarhus University, DK. 


Btihaj Ajana gave the lecture 'The rise of the Entrepreneurial Museum’ at the Global Arts and Science Society Conference, 4-6 March 2016, Paris, France.


Kirill Postoutenko received the award of the Finnish University Network in Russian and East European Studies  for the intercollegiate lecture course “Totalitarian communication: Hierarchies, Codes and Messages”, 3 March 2016.


Jürgen Elvert is editor of the book Geschichte jenseits der Universität. Netzwerke und Organisationen in der frühen Bundesrepublik, Stuttgart 2016: Franz Steiner Verlag. Read an abstract here.


Jürgen Elvert is author of the book chapter 'Von alten Lasten und neuen Anfängen. Die Ranke-Gesellschaft, Vereinigung für Geschichte im öffentlichen Leben e.V., in den 1950er Jahren' in: Geschichte jenseits der Universität. Netzwerke und Organisationen in der frühen Bundesrepublik, Stuttgart 2016: Franz Steiner Verlag, pp. 107-120.


Dorothee Birke gave the invited talk 'Book Culture in the Digital Age: A Paratextual Approach', 3 March 2016, at the Literature Between Media Research Centre, School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen is first-author of the article 'Initiating heavy-atom-based phasing by multi-dimensional molecular replacement' in: Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol. 2016 Mar 1;72(Pt 3):440-5. Read an abstract here.


Martin Holmstrup is co-author of the paper ‘Uptake and elimination of 4-nonylphenol in the enchytraeid Enchytraeus albidus’ in: Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 96: 156-161. Read an abstract here. 


Jessica L. Barker is corresponding author of the article 'Local competition increases people's willingness to harm others' in: Evolution and Human Behavior. Read the abstract here.


Anja Kamp gave the research seminar 'Fate of Intracellular Nitrate in Marine Snow', 29 February 2016, Institute for Bioscience, Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the article 'Glutamate-system defects behind psychiatric manifestations in a familial hemiplegic migraine type 2 disease-mutation mouse model' in: Scientific Reports, 6, Article number: 22047, 25 February 2016. Read an abstract here.


Ronald Fischer went on a field visit to Hatyai and Bangkok, Thailand to prepare an experimental study to investigate the role of religious belief in the emotional processing of pain. During the stay, on 1-2 March 2016, Fischer participated in a UNDP Round Table on ‘Bringing data and information together to prevent conflict’, held in Bangkok. Thailand, 25 February – 8 March 2016.


Alexander Panayotov gave the research seminar presentation ‘Jews and Jewish Communities in the early Byzantine Balkans and the Aegean’ on 23 February 2016 at the American Research Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.


Jan Alber participated in a winter school on transmedial narratology and gave the lecture 'Transmedial Narratology and Theatrical Performance', 22-26 February 2016, the Graduate Academy, University of Tübingen, Germany.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘A critical review and look forward from cross-cultural psychology’ at the workshop ‘Interconnections between Culture and Behavior: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 19 February 2016, University of Warwick, UK.


Paul W. Denton published the paper 'A novel toll-like receptor-9 agonist, MGN1703, enhances HIV-1 transcription and NK cell-mediated inhibition of HIV-1 infected autologous CD4+ T cells' in: Journal of Virology, 17 February 2016. Read an abtstract here.


Ronald Fischer is co-author of the paper ‘Everyone has a secret they keep close to their hearts’: Challenges faced by adolescents living with HIV infection at the Kenyan coast’ in: BMC Public Health, 16, February 2016. 


Dorothee Birke was presenter at the seminar ‘Kulturreflexion zeitgenoessischer TV-Serien’, 11-12 February 2016, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany.


Rima Obeid is first-author of the paper 'Plasma trimethylamine N-oxide concentration is associated with choline, phospholipids, and methyl metabolism' in: Am J Clin Nutr. 10 February 2016. Read an abstract here.


Sonia Coriani presented the poster 'Coupled Cluster Studies of Photoionization, Photodetachment and X-ray Photoabsorption' at the 'Gordon Research Conference on Photoionization and Photodetachment', 7-12 February 2016, at the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco, Barga (LU), Italy.


Paul W. Denton is first-author of the paper 'Using animal models to overcome temporal, spatial and combinatorial challenges in HIV persistence research' in: Journal of Transl Med. 9 February 2016;14(1):44. Read an abstract here.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is co-author of the article 'Tuning of the Na,K-ATPase by the beta subunit' in: Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 5;6:20442. Read the article here. 


Jan Alber gave the keynote 'Narratology Today' at the Winter school 'Uses of Narrative: New Developments in Narrative Theory', 2- 5 February 2016, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.


Ronald Fischer received a grant together with with Katrin Heimann for the project ‘The role of culture in experiencing social emotions in film’ by Interacting Minds Seed Funding, Aarhus University (DKK 49,500).


Anja Kamp is co-author of the research article 'Anaerobic nitrogen turnover by sinking diatom aggregates at varying ambient oxygen levels’ in: Frontiers in Microbiology 7:98. Read the article here.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is co-author of the article 'TRPV3 channels mediate Ca(2+) influx induced by 2-APB in mouse eggs'in: Cell Calcium. 2016 Jan;59(1):21-31. Read an abstract here.


Consuelo Manetta published the paper '“Our Daily Bread” in Italy: Its Meaning in the Roman Period and Today' in: Material Culture. The Journal of the International Society for Landscape, Place & Material Culture, vol. 48, n. 1, 2016.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'High spatial variation in terrestrial arthropod species diversity and composition near the Greenland ice cap' in: Polar Biology, 28 January 2016. Read an abstract here.


Ronald Fischer is co-author of the article ‘Measurement Invariance of the Brief Multidimensional Student’s Life Satisfaction Scale Among Adolescents and Emerging Adults Across 23 Cultural Contexts’ in: Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 34, 28-38. 


Martin Holmstrup is co-author of the paper ‘Freezing of body fluids induces metallothionein gene expression in earthworms (Dendrobaena octaedra)’ in: Comp. Biochem. Physiol C 179: 44-48. Read an abstract here


Jan Alber attended the workshop ‘Worlds in Process’ and gave the paper ‘Narrating the Impossible’, 28-30 January 2016, TU Darmstadt, Germany.


Paul W. Denton gave the talk ’Animal Models of HIV Persistence’ at the 3rd Partnering for Cure in Virology Meeting, 22 January 2016, Stockholm, Sweden.


Ronald Fischer is co-author of the article ‘Is in-group bias culture-dependent? A meta-analysis across 18 societies’ in: SpringerPlus, 5: 70. 

Autumn 2015

Consuelo Manetta was an invited delegate at the conference 'Danish Archaeology in a Globalised and Politicised World', 27 January 2016, Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the invited talk 'Visualising molecular and medical data' at the National Danish Research Center PERSIMUNE, 20 January 2016, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Amy Iler has accepted a permanent research scientist position at the Chicago Botanic Garden, USA, and will commence 1 November 2016 after termination of her AIAS Fellowship.


Jan Alber is author of the book Unnatural Narrative: Impossible Worlds in Fiction and Drama. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. Read more about the book here.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article ‘Choline-phospholipids inter-conversion is altered in elderly patients with prostate cancer’ in: Journal of Biochimie, 14 January 2016. Read an abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in a Meeting of The Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters on 13 January 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Machteld Verzijden gave the talk 'Mate choice learning behavior in male Drosophila melanogaster' at the winter meeting of the American Society of Naturalists, 12 January 2016, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, USA. 


Xuhui Dong co-authored the article 'Determining Long-Term Trends of Four Fast-Eutrophicated Lakes in China and Finland' in: Journal of Agricultural Science 2016 vol.8 no.1. Read an abstract here.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen participated in a Meeting of The Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters on 6 January 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert attended the 56. Historical-Tactical Conference of the German Navy on 5 to 7 January 2016 in Dobbin-Linstow, Germany.


Sonia Coriani has joined the Editorial Board of Molecular Physics – An International Journal at the Interface Between Chemistry and Physics by Taylor and Francis from 1 January 2016.


David Petrosyan has been recognized as an 'Outstanding Referee' for the American Physical Society. A prestigious award given for reports and advice that have helped to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics, January 2016. Read more here.


Sonia Coriani is first author of the article 'Molecular response properties in equation of motion coupled cluster theory: a time-dependent perspective' in: J. Chem. Phys. 144, (2016). Read an abstract here.


Jan Alber is the author of a review of Marie-Laure Ryan and Jan-Noël Thon (eds.): Storyworlds across Media. In: Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 63.4 (2015): 472-76. Read the review here.


Julieta Goenaga is co-author of the article 'Direct and indirect genetic effects of sex-specific mitonuclear epistasis on reproductive ageing' in: Heredity, 6 January 2016. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Plasma 1-carbon metabolites and academic achievement in 15-yr-old adolescents' published in: The FASEB Journal, 4 January 2016. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid has reviewed 10 independent original research articles in 2015 for the European Journal of Nutrition.


Rima Obeid has acted as a reviewer of grant applications in 2015 for Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), UK, 2015; The Health Research Board, Ireland, 2015 and The Netherlands Health Research & Development Organization, The Netherlands, 2015.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the article 'Analysis of trophic interactions reveals highly plastic response to climate change in a tri-trophic High-Arctic ecosystem' in: Polar Biology, 26 December 2015. Read an abstract here.


Rima Obeid acted as an external reviewer of the World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on optimal serum and red blood cell folate concentrations in women of reproductive age for prevention of neural tube defects, Geneva, Switzerland, 2015. See the final guidelines.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the four book chapters entitled 'HPLC neurotransmitter analysis', 'Behavior tests relevant to Na+/K+-ATPase gene modified mouse models', 'Zebrafish whole-mount in situ hybridization followed by sectioning' and 'Whole-mount immunohistochemistry for anti-F59 in Zebrafish embryos (1-5dpf)' in: Methods of Molecular Biology, Springer: 2016.


Morten Kyndrup published the commentary 'Humanistisk viden er afgørende for vores samfund' in the Danish newspaper Politiken, 25 December 2015.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen is co-author of the article 'Severe Salt-Losing Syndrome and Hyperkalemia Induced by Adult Nephron-Specific Knockout of the Epithelial Sodium Channel ?-Subunit' in: Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 23 December 2015. Read an abstract here.


Sonia Coriani has been acting as peer reviewer for the journal Chem. Phys. Lett. in December 2015.


Anja Kamp is first author of the review article 'Nitrate storage and dissimilatory nitrate reduction by eukaryotic microbes’ published in: Frontiers in Microbiology 6:1492. Read the article here.


Dorothee Birke was co-presenter at the seminar ‘Ambivalente HeldInnen, abgruendige Welten: Kulturreflexion zeitgenoessischer TV-Serien’, 18-19 December 2015, University of Witten-Herdecke, Germany.


Amy Iler presented a project entitled ‘Population decline in response to climate change-induced earlier flowering phenology’ at the British Ecological Society meeting, 16 December 2015, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.


Rima Obeid received a FSS-Pregraduate scholarship granted by The Danish Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences, for the project ‘The effect of metformin on vitamin B12 transporters, dependent pathways and cellular uptake’ 16 December 2016.


Sonia Coriani co-authored the paper ‘Requirements of first-principles calculations of X-ray absorption spectra of liquid water’ in: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 566, 2016. Read the abstract online.


Isabel Kusche gave the talk ‘Austerität und die Bedeutung nichtprogrammatischer Politik. Überlegungen zu einer vergleichenden Untersuchung von Folgen der europäischen Finanzkrise‘, 16 December 2015, Institute of Sociology, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘Unpacking collective ritual: An interdisciplinary approach to understanding cultural rituals’, 15 December 2015, the University of Leuven, Belgium.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard and Lotte Philipsen organised a post-conference workshop related to the conference More Than Pretty Pictures, 14-15 December 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is co-author of the the article 'TRPV3 channels mediate Ca2+ influx induced by 2-APB in mouse eggs' in: Cell Calcium, 13 Dec  2015. Read an abstract here.


Paul W. Denton is co-author of the paper 'HIV-1 transcriptional activity during frequent longitudinal sampling in aviremic patients on ART' in: AIDS, (epub) 2015. Read the abstract here.


Ronald Fischer was an invited speaker at the Second UNDP Expert Meeting on Promoting social cohesion in the Arab Region and gave the talk ‘Issues in survey construction’, 11-12 December 2015, Beirut, Lebanon.


Amy Iler gave the research seminar presentation ‘Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions’ on 11 December 2015 at Ohio University, USA.


Sonia Coriani attended the FemtoLab National Symposium 'The Future of Femtosecond Lasers - The Next 25 Years', 11 December 2015, at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert published the paper 'Warum soll es in der Geschichte keine Zufälle geben?' in: EWE - Erwägen, Wissen, Ethik. Forum für Erwägungskultur / Deliberation, Knowledge, Ethics. Forum for Deliberative Culture, Vol. 26/2015, No. 4, p. 484-486.


Paul W. Denton is co-author of the paper 'Administration of Panobinostat Is Associated with Increased IL-17A mRNA in the Intestinal Epithelium of HIV-1 Patients' in: Mediators of Inflammation, Volume 2015 (2015). Read the abstract here.


Xuhui Dong co-authored the review article 'Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: The need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales' in: The Anthropocene Review December 2015 vol. 2 no. 3 pp. 220-246. Read the abstract here.


Sonia Coriani gave the invited seminar ‘The molecular response to electromagnetic fields: a wonderful playground for a computational chemist’ at the Department of Physics and Nanotechnology, 9 December 2015, Aalborg University, Denmark.


Amy Iler gave the research seminar presentation ‘Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions’ on 7 December 2015 at Chicago Botanic Garden, USA.


Julieta Goenaga is first-author of the article 'Within-species divergence in the seminal fluid proteome and its effect on male and female reproduction in a beetle' in: BMC Evolutionary Biology 201515:266, 2 December 2015. Read an abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the December meeting of The Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 2 December 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Jan Alber was invited as a guest lecturer by the Faculty of Arts of Masarysk University to give a 12-hour class called ‘Narrative Theory in the Twenty-First Century: From Structuralist Narratology to Postclassical Narratologies’, 1-5 December 2015, Brno, Czech Republic.


Sonia Coriani has been acting as peer reviewer for the journals Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Theor. Chem. Acc., and for J. Phys. Chem. A in November 2015.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Anniversary Day of The Royal Society in London where the new President for the Society were announced, 30 November 2015, London, UK.


Machteld Verzijden gave the talk 'The valence of experience. Learning and the directionality of preferences' at the Annual meeting of the Dutch behavioral biologists (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gedragsbiologen), 27 November 2015, Soesterberg, the Netherlands.


Óscar J. Martín García has published the article 'Una utopía secular. La teoría de la modernización y la política exterior estadounidense en la Guerra Fría', in: Historia y Política, 34, 2015, pp. 27-52.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Eurostars-workshop held by Copenhagen EU Office, Biopeople and Cluster Excellence Denmark in collaboration with the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation on 25 November 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Xuhui Dong attended the meeting of the International Society of Limnology (PEG2015) and chaired the session "Mitigating Cyanobacterial blooms", 20-24 November 2015, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.


Consuelo Manetta attended the conference 'XVIIIe AFMA', Colloque de Paris, 20-21 November 2015, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.


Machteld Verzijden is corresponding author of the article 'Male Drosophila melanogaster learn to prefer an arbitrary trait associated with female mating status' in the special issue on 'Learning and Sexual Selection in: Current Zoology 61 (6): 1036–1042, 2015. Read an abstract here.


Karen ní Mheallaigh presented the paper ‘Lucien et l’astropoétique: le voyage à travers les genres’ at the international conference Lucien de Samosate et le mélange des genres, 19-21 November 2015, Université de la Sorbonne/ École Normale Supérieure, Paris.


Cheryl Mattingly was awarded the highly prestigious New Millennium Book Award by the Society for Medical Anthropology, one of the sections within the American Anthropological Association, for her significant book publication Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life (University of California Press: 2014) on 19 November 2015, Denver, USA.


Amy Iler gave the research seminar presentation ‘Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions’ on 19 November 2015 at Dartmouth College, USA.


Oscar Jose Martín Garcia has been invited to review articles for the International Journal of Iberian Studies, November 2015.


Machteld Verzijden gave the seminar entitled ‘The valence of experience: learning and the directionality of preferences’, 17 November 2015, the Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, UK. 


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Annual Business Conference for “Women with passion” on 17 November 2005, Danish Technological Institute, Denmark.


Amy Iler gave the research seminar presentation ‘Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions’ on 16 November 2015 at Ursinus College, PA, USA.


Djuke Veldhuis held and organised the workshop 'How to communicate your research to policy makers' for PhDs and postdocs from across science and engineering disciplines at the Science Policy Exchange Centre, 16 November 2015, Cambridge University, UK.


Morten Kyndrup is author of the book chapter 'Udsigelse, medialitet, modernisme', in: Skønhedens hotel: Hotel Pro Forma. Et laboratorium for scenekunst. Christoffersen, E. E. & Winkelhorn, K. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, pp. 65-80.


Sonia Coriani is first author of the article 'Communication: X-ray absorption spectra and core-ionization potentials within a core-valence separated coupled cluster framework' in: The Journal of Chemical Physics  143, 181103, 2015. Read an abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the article 'Scientific Data and Aesthetic Complexity' in the exhibition catalogue for the exhibition REVISIT: Thorbjørn Lausten at Overgaden Exhibition hall, Copenhagen, Denmark, 14 November 2015. Read the article at the exhibition website.


Sonia Coriani attended the Annual Meeting of the 'Women in Physics' section of the Danish Physical Society, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 13 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Dorothee Birke co-presented the paper 'Failures at Home, Failures at Life? Home Stories in the Contemporary TV Series Shameless' at the conference The Failed Individual, 12-14 November 2015, University of Mannheim, Germany.


Toke T. Høye gave the talk 'Resilience and population dynamics of insects in the Arctic' at the MatchPoints Seminar: Security and Governance in the globalised Arctic, 12 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Oscar Jose Martín Garcia has been invited to review articles for the International Journal of Iberian Studies, November 2015.


Machteld Verzijden gave the seminar entitled ‘The valence of experience: learning and the directionality of preferences’, 17 November 2015, the Department of Zoology, Cambridge University, UK. 


Djuke Veldhuis held and organised the workshop 'How to communicate your research to policy makers' for PhDs and postdocs from across science and engineering disciplines at the Science Policy Exchange Centre, 16 November 2015, Cambridge University, UK.


Morten Kyndrup is author of the book chapter 'Udsigelse, medialitet, modernisme', in: Skønhedens hotel: Hotel Pro Forma. Et laboratorium for scenekunst. Christoffersen, E. E. & Winkelhorn, K. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, pp. 65-80.


Sonia Coriani is first author of the article 'Communication: X-ray absorption spectra and core-ionization potentials within a core-valence separated coupled cluster framework' in: The Journal of Chemical Physics  143, 181103, 2015. Read an abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the article 'Scientific Data and Aesthetic Complexity' in the exhibition catalogue for the exhibition REVISIT: Thorbjørn Lausten at Overgaden Exhibition hall, Copenhagen, Denmark, 14 November 2015. Read the article at the exhibition website.


Sonia Coriani attended the Annual Meeting of the 'Women in Physics' section of the Danish Physical Society, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 13 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Dorothee Birke co-presented the paper 'Failures at Home, Failures at Life? Home Stories in the Contemporary TV Series Shameless' at the conference The Failed Individual, 12-14 November 2015, University of Mannheim, Germany.


Toke T. Høye gave the talk 'Resilience and population dynamics of insects in the Arctic' at the MatchPoints Seminar: Security and Governance in the globalised Arctic, 12 November 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert gave the academic keynote lecture on 'European Ports. Maritime Repositories of European Cultural Heritage and European Civilization' at the Maritime Security Conference on 'The Challenges, Benefits and Opportunities of the European Union Maritime Security Strategy' organised by the European Defence Agency in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, 11- 14 November 2015, Nicosia, Cyprus.


Anja Kamp gave the lecture 'Eukaryotic players in the marine nitrogen cycle' on 11-12 November 2015 at the Institute for Bioscience, Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen participated in the Annual Meeting of The Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 11-12 November, Odense, Denmark.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Annual Meeting of The Young Academy under the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, 11-12 November, Odense, Denmark.


Tomasz Wojdacz is co-author of the article 'The influence of DNA degradation in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue on locus-specific methylation assessment by MS-HRM' published in: Experimental and Molecular Pathology, Vol. 99, Issue 3, December 2015 (e-pub ahead). Read the abstract.


Morten Kyndrup published the two reviews 'En rigtig røverhistorie: Vældigt plot i spinkel tekst.' and  'Hun får for lidt: Alle ude ? ingen hjemme' in the literary journal: Standart, Vol. 29, Nr. 3, 2015.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen co-organied, hosted and gave a presentation at CoLuAa XXIV, the Annual Meeting for macromolecular crystallographers, 5-6 November 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk ‘Optimal Functioning: A social Psychological Perspective’ at Instituto Dor Pesquisa e Ensino (IDOR), 3 November 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Anja Kamp was appointed as Associate Editor for the journal Frontiers in Microbiology, the Section ‘Aquatic Microbiology’, 2 November 2015.


Alexander Panayotov was an invited speaker at the conference Mapping the Jewish Diaspora of Late Antiquity, where he presented the paper 'Jewish Everyday Life in the Early Byzantine Balkans', 1-3 November 2015, University of Haifa and Tel Aviv University, Haifa and Tel Aviv, Israel.


Sonia Coriani has been acting as peer reviewer for the journals J. Phys. Chem. Lett. and J. Chem. Phys. in October 2015.


Btihaj Ajana gave the talk ‘Ethics ant the datafication of borders’ at Profile, Predict and Prevent: Data-driven policies, markets and societies, 30-31 October 2015, Université Paris II, France.


Jan Alber participated in a meeting of the research group 'Medieval Narratology' (funded by the German Research Foundation), 30-31 October 2015, at the LMU in Munich, Germany.


Amy Iler gave a public lecture titled 'Climate change & biological timing: Winners and losers under novel environmental conditions’ as part of the lecture series 'Friday in the Gardens', 30 October 2015, Holden Arboretum, Ohio, USA.


Consuelo Manetta was an invited speaker at the conference ‘Pittori, tecniche, trattati, contesti tra testimonianze e ricezione’,  and gave the paper entitled 'Pittura funeraria della Bulgaria nel contesto storico e artistico della Tracia tra l’età tardo classica e la prima età ellenistica' (Funerary painting of Bulgaria in the historical and artistic context of Thrace between the Late Antique and the Early Hellenistic periods), 29-30 October 2015, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy.


Amy Iler gave a research seminar 'Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions’, 29 October 2015, at The Holden Arboretum, Ohio, USA.


Ronald Fischer went on a field visit to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he presented his work on values and discussed options for conducting a study among Native American tribes in the Amazon basin. The goal of the study is to examine moral and social value orientations in traditional societies. Brazil, 27 October – 5 November 2015.


Amy Iler gave a research talk titled 'Temporal variation in pollen limitation of three subalpine plant species' at theScandinavian Pollination Ecology conference in Silkeborg, 24 October 2015, Silkeborg, Denmark. 


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard headed an art and science workshop for children at the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen in relation to the conference Young Apes organised by the Center for Biocultural History at Aarhus University in collaboration with the Science Club at the Young Academy, Royal Danish Academy for Sciences and Letters, 23 October 2015.


Jürgen Elvert co-roganized and attended the conference Grenzenloses Europa? Vom Kalten Krieg zum Gemeinsamen Europäischen Haus – 30 Jahre Schengen and gave a paper on 'Grenzüberschreitungen: Vom Zeitalter der Weltkriege zum grenzenlosen Europa', 21-24 October 2015, Görlitz, Germany.


Consuelo Manetta was appointed a Research Staff member of the new research project on Collections of Antiquities from Nemi, Rome, Italy directed by Francesca Diosono, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Institut für Klassischen Archäologie.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard received a grant from the Lundbeck Foundation together with Petrine Wellendorph from the Young Academy at the Royal Danish Academy for Sciences and Letters to support a mentoring Science Club for young school children to high school and university students, 20 October 2015.


Jan Alber is the author of ‘Innovative Eighteenth-Century Fiction: The Case of the Speaking Objects in Circulation Novels’ in: Anglistentag 2014 Hannover: Proceedings. Ed. Rainer Emig and Jana Gohrisch. Trier: WVT, 2015. 187-202.


Jesper Levinsen is co-author of the article ‘Quasiparticle Properties of a Mobile Impurity in a Bose-Einstein Condensate’ in: Physical Review Letters (115, 160401), 13 October 2015. Read an abstract here.


Btihaj Ajana organised, chaired and participated two events ‘Fabricating culture, curating identity’ and ‘Co-Creative Practice through Film’ at the Arts and Humanities Festival 2015, 12-25 October 2015, King’s College London, UK.


Toke T. Høye gave an interview to the newspaper Jyllands-Posten for the article 'Varmen i Grønland får sommerfuglenes vinger til at skrumpe' at jp.dk, 8 October 2015.


Jan Alber participated in the conference Narratives of Romanticism and gave a paper called 'Narrating the Orient: The Brief Eastern Episodes in Romantic Poetry', 8-11 October, 2015, University of Wuppertal, Germany.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen gave the talk ‘Impaired Aldosterone Responsiveness in Corticosteroid Binding Globulin deficient Mice’ at the 8th International Symposium and Annual ADMIRE Cost Meeting ‘Aldosterone, MR, and Salt – What’s new?’, 7-11 October 2015, Zermatt, Switzerland.


Ronald Fischer went on a field trip to do data collection in Southern Thailand during the Annual Vegetarian Festival. Conducted 1066 interviews and surveys with participants in 53 rituals at 7 shrines and 2 cities. Thailand, 6-25 October 2015.


Jan Alber gave the guest lecture 'Towards Resilience and Experimentation: The Negotiation of Indigenous Australian Identities in Contemporary Aboriginal Prose' as well as participated in a PhD seminar, 6 October 2015, University of Oslo, Norway.


Anja Kamp was assigned as Reviewer for the journal PNAS, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 24 September 2015.


Karen ní Mheallaigh organised, by invitation, the panel ‘Wunderkultur, fiction and the landscape of the imagination’ at the Fifth International Conference on the Ancient Novel and delivered the presentation ‘Did Trimalchio dream of electric sheep? The reader in the Wunderkammer’, 30 September- 4 October 2015, Houston, Texas, USA.


Oscar J. Martin Garcia is a member of the research team which has received a grant of EUR 20,000 from the Spanish National Department of Economy and Competitiveness for the project ‘Social Mobilization and Local Power: Rural Spain between Continuity and Political Change (1968 - 1982)’. Duration: 24 months. PI: Daniel Lanero (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain).


Dorothee Birke was awarded the Helene-Richter research prize by the German Association for the Study of English for her book-length study (Habilitation) 'Writing the Reader: Quixotic Novels in England, 1752-2007' on the Annual Convention, 24 September 2015.


Jan Alber participated in the yearly meeting of the German Association of University Teachers of English and organized a panel entitled 'Reading Multiraciality in Anglophone Narratives', 23-26 September  2015, Paderborn, Germany.


Djuke Veldhuis is co-organised of and chaired at the conference Forging of cultures in the circumpolar north - a comparative perspective, 23-24 September 2015, Aarhus Denmark.


David Petrosyan is co-author of the paper 'Long-range quantum gate via Rydberg states of atoms in a thermal microwave cavity'in: Phys. Rev. A 92, Read the abstract here.


Karen ní Mheallaigh attended the Geodynamics of Exoplanets workshop on 18 September 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen organized the symposium 'To pee or not to be' at the SPS, Scandinavian Physiological Society Annual meeting, 18-20 September 2015, Aarhus, Denmark.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann participated and was chairman at the SPS, the Scandinavian Physiology Society Annual meeting), 18-20 September 2015, Aarhus, Denmark.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro participated in the workshop ‘Geodynamics of Exoplanets’ 18 September 2015, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Paul W. Denton is the co-author of the article ‘The Depsipeptide Romidepsin Reverses HIV-1 Latency In Vivo’ in: PloS Pathogens, 17 September 2015. Read an abstract here.


Jan Alber participated in a research group meeting on post-postmodernism in contemporary culture, 16-18 September 2015, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.


Oscar J. Martin Garcia has published the guest column ‘Washinton y la Zarzuela, un matrimonio bien avenido’ in the Spanish newspaper Público, 15 September 2015.


Jürgen Elvert is author of the book chapter 'Horst Günter Krenzler (1933-2012): A life for Europe' in: Christoph Herrmann, Bruno Simma, Rudolf Streinz (Eds.), Trade policy between Law, Diplomacy and Scholarship. Liber Amicorum in memoriam Horst G. Krenzler (European Yearbook of International Economic Law, special issue), Cham, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London 2015: Springer.


Jessica Shadian gave the invited talk entitled ‘From Politics to Governance: Carving out a Political Space for Indigenous Polities in Arctic Governance’, 10 September 2015, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, USA.


Lotte Philipsen participated in the Ars Electronica Festival 2015, 3-6 September 2015,  Linz, Austria.


Marie Braad Lund participated in the workshop ‘INTIME (International workshop on New Techniques In Microbial Ecology) 1-4 September 2015, Nüßdorf, Attersee, Austria.


Xuhui Dong has received a grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) to work on the mechanism and prevention of the ecological regime shifts in shallow Yangtze lakes with Professor Xiangdong Yang (PI) from Chinese Academy of Sciences. Project title: Resilience change and critical transition in lake ecosystems from Yangtze floodplain. Budget: CNY 4 million. Duration: Jan 2016 to Dec 2020.


Oscar J. Martin Garcia has received a grant of EUR60.500 from the Spanish National Department of Economy and Competitiveness as a co-partner of the project 'International Relations and the Modernization of the Spanish Educational and Scientific System, 1953-1986'. Duration: 24 months. PI: Lorenzo Delgado (National Council for Scientific Research, Madrid).


Rima Obeid gave an interview to videnskab.dk for the article 'Forskere: Put folinsyre i danske dagligvarer' explaining the significants results of her and her co-authors' European study on folic acid deficiency: 'Preventable Spina Bifida and Anencephaly in Europe', online: 27 August 2015.


Alexander Panayotov went on fieldwork to Greece and Bulgaria to study inscriptions and archaeological artefacts as part of his AIAS project "Minority status and identity: A case study of the Jewish minority in Byzantium", 10 August-11 October 2015. 



 

Spring 2015

Consuelo Manetta gave a joint paper in Bulgarian entitled 'За интепретацията на един мраморен фрагмент от Севтополис' ('About the interpretation of a marble fragment from Seuthopolis') at the 9th International Conference in Kazanluk, Bulgaria (ДЕВЕТА НАУЧНА КОНФЕРЕНЦИЯ „ПРОБЛЕМИ И ИЗСЛЕДВАНИЯ НА ТРАКИЙСКАТА КУЛТУРА”, КАЗАНЛЪК), 28-29 August 2015. 


Karin Lykke-Hartmann gave the invited talk on 'D801Y mouse model' at the '4th Symposium on ATP1A3 in Disease', 27-29 August 2015, Washington DC, USA.


Sonia Coriani gave the invited talk ‘News from the CC world: x-ray absorption, ionization and (maybe) more’ at the conference Open Shells. Open Questions. A conference in honor of H. J. Aa. Jensen, 25 August 2015, Middelfart, Denmark.


 Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard was an invited speaker for the Novozymes Science Infusion and gave the talk ‘Visualising science: Challenges in molecular animation and graphics’26 August 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.


 Djuke Veldhuis participated in the Anthropology Mega Seminar 2015 on 'Genres: Modes of Ethnography in the 21st Century, 24-26 August 2015, Sandbjerg, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert is author of the paper 'Leopold von Ranke: Der Historiograph des preußischen Staates als Geschichtsschreiber Europas?' in: Historische Mitteilungen (HMRG) 27/2015, p. 139-145.


Xuhui Dong is co-author of the paper ‘A century scale human-induced hydrological and ecological changes of wetlands of two large river basins in Australia (Murray) and China (Yangtze)’ in: Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 12, 8247-8287, 2015. Read the abstract here.


 

Oscar J. Martin Garcia is co-author of the article 'The Engaging Power of English-Language Promotion in Franco's Spain' in: Contemporary European History, Vol 24:3, August 2015.


Amy Iler gave the presentation 'Evidence of phenotypic plasticity and spurious relationships in responses of flowering phenology to climate change' at the Ecological Society of America's Annual meeting (100th Anniversary), 14 August 2015, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 


Lotte Philipsen participated in the annual International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ISEA, and presented the paper 'Aesthetic Experience by Proxy: Science Description and Science Fiction in New Art Practices', 13-19 August 2015, Vancouver, Canada. Read the paper here.


Machteld N. Verzijden presented a poster at the 15th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 9 - 14 August, Lausanne, Switzerland.


Amy Iler  has been invited to join the editorial board for the Journal of Ecology as an Associate Editor and has accepted, August 2015.


Xuhui Dong gave a talk on 'Reference condtions and historical variability of shallow Yangtze lake' at the 13th International Paleolimnology Symposium, 5 August 2015, Lanzhou China.


Sonia Coriani gave the invited talk 'CC response methods for NEXAFS, photoionization and more' at the International Workshop 'New Developments in Coupled-Cluster Theory', 3-7 August 2015, Telluride, Colorado, USA. 


Jürgen Elvert published the paper 'Wie viel Gemeinsame Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik verträge die Europäische Union? Ein Zwischenruf aus historischer Sicht' in: Revue d’Allemagne et des pays de langue allemande, T. 47, 1, 2015, p. 97-108.


Xuhui Dong presented a regional synthesis on the aquatic transition that has occurred in Chinese lakes at the pre-symposium workshop 'Aquatic Transitions' at the 13th International Paleolimnology Symposium, 3 August 2015, Lanzhou, China.  


Sonia Coriani is corresponding author of the paper 'A computational protocol for the study of circularly polarized phosphorescence and circular dichroism in spin-forbidden absorption' in: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 2015. Read the abstract here.


Jürgen Elvert is author of the book chapter 'Deutsche Mitteleuropakonzepte der Zwischenkriegszeit' in: Michael Gehler (et al): Die Dimension Mitteleuropa in der Europäischen Union. Geschichte und Gegenwart. Hildesheim, Zürich, New York: Georg Olms Verlag 2015.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro is co-author of the paper ‘Photoactivation of ROS Production in Situ Transiently Activates Cell Proliferation in Mouse Skin and in the hair Follicle Stem Cell Niche Promoting Hair Growth and Wound Healing’ in: Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 30 July 2015. Read the abstract here.

 


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen is first author of the article 'Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential' in: Science Advances, 24 July 2015: Vol. 1, no. 6. Read the abstract here.


Karen ní Mheallaigh gave the invited paper ‘The reader in the laboratory: Kyranides as a case-study in textility’ at the conference Triangulationships: between authors, readers and texts in imperial literature, 21-23 July 2015, Cambridge University, UK.


Rima Obeid gave the invited talk entitled ‘Plasma trimethylamine N-oxide is related to glucose, cholesterol and methyl group metabolism’ and two short presentations ‘Preventable neural tube defects in Germany’ and ‘Unmetabolized folic acid in serum after single folic acid or B-complex supplementation’ at the 10th International conference On Carbon Metabolism and Homocysteine, 7-11 July 2015, Medical Faculty of the University of Lorraine, Nancy, France.


Anja Kamp attended the conference ‘Molecular Life of Diatoms’, 7-10 July 2015, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.


David Petrosyan gave the invited talk ‘Photonic quantum gates via Rydberg states of atoms in microwave resonators and waveguides’ at Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS 2015), 6-9 July 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.


Paul W. Denton received a grant from DFF, The Danish Council for Independent Research, for the project 'MGN1703-induced intestinal HIV RNA and cytokine mRNA production changes in TEACH trial patient cohort', 30 June 2015.


David Petrosyan gave the invited talk ‘Adiabatic passage in dissipative Rydberg superatoms’ at the international conference on Rydberg physics, iCoRD 2015, 28 June - 3 July 2015 in Durham, UK.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann is corresponding author of the article ‘Distinct differences in global gene expression profiles in non-implanted blastocysts and blastocysts resulting in live birth’ in: Gene, 25 June 2015. Read the abstract here. 


Cheryl Mattingly organised the AIAS Conference The Human Condition: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology and gave the talk ‘Ordinary Possibility and Improbable Futures’, 24-25 June, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Jessica Shadian has received a grant from the Leverhulme Trust (International Network Grant) as a lead co-partner of the subproject: ‘Local & Indigenous Perspectives’ under the: ‘Project on Indeterminate and Changing Environments: Law, the Anthropocene, and the World (the ICE LAW Project)’. Duration: 36 months, Amount: £124,925, PI: Philip Steinberg, Durham University.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen gave the talk 'The renal response to acute high K+ intake' on 25 June 2015 at the Department of Bioscience, Section of Zoophysiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen was awarded with the ST Science Award 2015, a prize given by the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University in recognition of his academic work, 22 June 2015.


Marie Braad Lund gave the talk 'Genome Evolution of Vertically Transmitted, Extracellular Verminephrobacter Symbionts of Earthworms' at the 'Animal-microbe Symbioses - Gordon Research Conference', 21-26 June 2015, Weterville Valley, New Hampshire, USA.


Ümit Akbey was invited speaker at the See-Drug Conference and gave the presention of his work on functional amyloids with the title 'Structural Biology of Functional Amyloids. In Biofilms, Fibril formation and Infection' on 19 June 2015, Patras, Greece.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro has completed a research stay at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) in Colorado (USA) as part of project 'Timing of plant reproduction, flower albedo, & soil moisture: a positive feedback between vegetation and climate change?' with colleagueAIAS fellow Amy Iler, 19 June -7 July 2015. 


Jessica Shadian gave a presentation on ‘Arctic Governance after the Land Claims Settlements’ on 16-19 June 2015 at the Northern Borders Conference: Co-hosted by Yukon government, University of Yukon, The University of Victoria. Yukon, Whitehorse Canada.


Oscar Jose Martin Garcia was  a member of the Scientific Committee of the III International Conference `Strikes & Social Conflicts. Combined Approaches to Conflict’, Strikes & Social Conflicts' International Association, 16-19 June 2015, Barcelona, Spain.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen was appointed a member of the Young Academy on 15 June 2015 at The Royal Danish Society of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Martin Holmstrup was awarded a 'DFF research project 2' by the The Danish Council for Independent Research (Technology and Production).


Rima Obeid is first-author of the article 'Preventable spina bifida and anencephaly in Europe' in: Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology 2015. 


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen has been awarded the highly prestigious ‘Early Career Grant’ from DuPont, and has been selected as one of nine ‘2015 DuPont Young Professors’ on 4 June 2015. Read more about the grant here.


David Petrosyan was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for his dedication and professional excellence as a referee for the journal New Journal of Physics by the Editorial Board of the journal on 5 June 2015. 


Djuke Veldhuis attended the Cheltenham Science Festival as intro speaker and chair and collaborative work with visiting scientists on 2-7 June 2015, Cheltenham, United Kingdom.


Morten Kyndrup gave the presentation 'Kunstens (egen) værdi' at the Unity Seminar on Art and Culture on 4 June 2015 at Trekroner Fort, The Ministry of Culture, Copenhagen.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro is co-author of the paper ‘Reliable screening of dye phototoxicity by using a Caenorhabditis elegans fast bioassay’ in: PLoS ONE 10(6): e0128898 (2015). Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the presentations 'Pathophysiology of the aging bladder and ischemia','Potential future treatments of the aging bladder' and 'Trends in pharmacological treatments' on 3-5 June at Nordisk Urologisk Forening (NUF), Malmo, Sweden.


Jan Alber published the article 'The Social Minds in Factual and Fictional We-Narratives of the Twentieth Century' in: Narrative, Vol. 23,2, May 2015. Read the abstract here.


Martin Holmstrup is co-author of the article 'Long-term multifactorial climate change impacts on mesofaunal biomass and nitrogen content' in: Applied Soil Ecology. Vol 92. Read the abstract here.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen attended the DANSCATT Annual Meeting, the 44th Danish Crystallographers' Meeting, as participant and chairman, 28-29 May 2015, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Lotte Philipsen co-organized the conference 'Aesthetics, contemporaneity, art' with the Nordic Society of Aesthetics and gave the paper 'It’s (a)live! Real time and contemporaneity in new art', 28-30 May 2015, the AIAS, Denmark.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the presentation 'Future therapies for OAB' on 28-29 May 2015 at the Swedish Enuresis Academy, Trolleholm, Sweden.


Marie Braad Lund is co-author of the article ‘Evolution of the tripartite symbiosis between earthworms,Verminephrobacter and Flexibacter-like bacteria’ in: Frontiers of Microbiology, 27 May 2015. Read the abstract here.


Jessica Shadian was an invited speaker at the 8th Annual Workshop for Women in International Security [WIIS 2015]: Rethinking Foreign and Defence Policy in Canada: A decade after the International Policy statement, on 27-29 May 2015, Goodes Hall,  Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.


Jan Alber gave the paper 'The Gothic Novel and Other Types of Experimentalism in the Eighteenth Century' at the workshop 'The Many Faces of the Gothic' on 26 May 2015 at Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Jessica Shadian participated in the book workshop 'Beyond Geopolitics: Arctic Governance from a Global Perspective' from 19-22 May 2015 in Potsdam, Germany.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the talk ‘Paradise Lost? Measuring the social, psychological and physiological effects of rapid modernisation in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea’, 19 May 2015, Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jessica Shadian  took part in the debate about the Arctic drilling controversy as a specialist on arctic governance on the news show Inside Story on Al Jazeera, 19 May 2015. See the debate here.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann gave the invited talk 'Translational studies of sodium pump knock-in mouse models' on 18-19 May 2015 on the 47th Sandbjerg Meeting on Membrane Transport, Sandbjerg Estate, Sønderborg, Denmark.


Karl-Erik Andersson attended the AUA Annual Meeting and chaired the sessions: 'A Decade of Pharmacotherapy for OAB: What Have We Learned?' and 'Bladder and Urethra: Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology II',and gave the lecture 'What is New in the Pipeline?', 15-19 May 2015, New Orleans, USA.


Jessica Shadian  attended the conference 'Canadian Foreign Policy Traditions and Transitions' on 13-15 May 2015 at the Bill Graham Centre, Munk School of Global Affairs, Trinity College, University of Toronto, Canada. 


Sonia Coriani joined the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed international journal Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, published by Springer.


Ronald Fischer gave the talk 'No pain, no gain? Complex multi-level dynamics during an extreme ritual' on 11 May 2015 at the Interacting Minds Centre for the Study of Cognition, Communication and Choice, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jan Alber gave the paper 'Ideologies and Narrative Strategies: The Narrators of Benang and Midnight's Children' at the conference Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Context organized by the Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien on 14-16 May 2015, Münster, Germany.


Ûmit Akbey gave the presentation ’Structural Biology of Difficult Proteins: A Solid-State NMR Approach', 8 May 2015, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics - Structural Biology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Toke T. Høye is co-author of the paper 'Ecological specialization matters: long-term trends in butterfly species richness and assemblage composition depend on multiple functional traits' in: Diversity and Distributions: A Journal of Conservation Biogeography 6 May 2015. Read the abstract here.


Joseph Scarpaci reviewed the book Tourism and Oil: Preparing for the Challenge by S. Becken in the journal: Energy research & Social Science 5 May 2015. Read the review here.


Jessica Shadian has been appointed as book review editor for The Polar Journal. Her appointment will begin in July 2015.


Morten Kyndrup published the review '”Det er overfladerne, jeg længes efter”. Spredt, sært, smukt hos Amalie Smith', in: Standart 1, 2015.


Jessica Shadian co-taught a PhD course in the Pan Arctic PhD programme in Arctic Extractive Industries from 3-8 May 2015, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the 5th annual Canadian Urology Forum ‘Challenges and Dilemmas in Lower Urinary Tract and Pelvic Floor Disorders’ and gave the talk ‘Future Therapies in OAB’, 1-2 May 2015, Toronto, Canada.


Jesper Levinsen is first-author of the article 'Strongly interacting two-dimentional fermi gases' in: Annual Review of Cold Atoms and Molecules, Vol. 3, May 2015. Read an abstract here.


 

Ronald Fischer gave the talk 'The psychology of human values: what value research can tell us about humans, society and culture' on 1 May 2015 at University of Newcastle, Australia. 


Rima Obeid attended an expert workshop on 'Critical nutrients for children - which challenges remain?' organized by the German Child Health Foundation and gave the presentation 'Folate and cobalamin intake recommendations for infants and children: Knowledge gaps' on 29 April 2015 in Münich, Germany. 


Davd Petrosyan gave the invited seminar 'Correlations of Rydberg excitations in optically-driven atomic ensembles' on 29 April 2015, at the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.


Rima Obeid co-authored the article ‘Folic acid causes higher prevalence of detectable unmetabolized folic acid in serum than B-complex: a randomized trial’ in: European Journal of Nutrition DOI 10.1007/s00394-015-0916-z.


Karin Lykke-Hartmann gave a talk and presented a poster at the Neuroscience Day 2015 on 28 April 2015 at the AIAS, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Alfonso Blázquez-Castro gave the invited seminar 'Single cell laser photodynamics: femtosecond lasers as tools to modulate cell physiology' on 24 April 2015 at the IMDEA-Nanoscience Institute, Madrid, Spain.


Xuhui Dong attended the workshop ‘Aquatic Transitions - Integrating records of aquatic change: existing evidence and missing data’ at the British Geological Survey as invited national representative of China, 22-24 April 2015, Nottingham, UK.


Julieta Goenaga is co-author of the paper 'Male seminal fluid substances affect sperm competition success and female reproductive behavior in a seed beetle' in: PlosOne, 20 April 2015. Read the abstract here.


Karen Ní Mheallaigh organised the conference Adventures beyond Thule: the Wonders of Antonius Diogenes in antiquity and beyond and gave the presentation 'Wonder-women: writing and reading women with Antonius Diogenes' 21-22 April 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Jan Alber is the author of the review 'Christoph Bode and Rainer Dietrich: Future Narratives: Theory, Poetics, and Media-Historical Moment' in: Anglistik 26.1 (2015): 180-81.


Paul W. Denton is co-author of the article 'Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor Romidepsin Inhibits de novo HIV-1 Infections' in: Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 20 April 2015. Read the abstract here.


Consuelo Manetta gave the talk '“The Different Faces of the Sky”. Decorative culture, floral,astral and mythological representations within figural coffered ceilings’ on 20 April 2015, at the AIAS Fellow Seminar.


Joseph Scarpaci published the article 'A Tale of Two Cities: Hialeah's Economic Ties with Havana' in: Focus on Geography Vol. 58, Issue 2, pp.49–58, 20 April 2015. Read the abstract here.


Jessica Sheridan attended the Annual Association of Geographers (AAG) meeting as a panellist in the session 'Author Meets Critics: The Politics of Arctic Sovereignty' and presented the paper in the session: Governance of Polar Regions entitled 'Not thinking like a state: Territoriality and Inuit governance', on  from 19-25 April, 2015 in Chicago, IL, USA.


Morten Kyndrup participated in the NetIAS Annual Business meeting at IWM, Vienna, and gave the presentation 'AIAS ‒ a very young and yet very classical IAS', 16 April 2015. He furthermore attended the EURIAS 2015 Annual Meeting, 17 - 18 April 2015, also at IWM, Austria.


Alfonso Blázquez-Castro gave the invited seminar entitled 'Single cell laser photodynamics: femtsecond lasers as tools to modulate cell physiology' on 17 April 2015 at the Center for Molecular Biology-Severo Ochoa, Madrid, Spain. 


Jan Alber gave the paper 'Transmedial Meets Postcolonial Narratology: An Analysis of Zorba the Greek Yolngu Style by the Aboriginal Chooky Dancers' on 17 April 2015 at the European Narratology Network Conference in Ghent, Belgium.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the review ‘Data visualization: Mapping the topical space’ in Nature 520, 16 April 2015. Read the review here.


Lotte Philipsen presented the paper 'Imagery or Agency? Bio-art, bio-aesthetics, bio-activism' at the conference More than Pretty Pictures, 14-16 April 2015, at the AIAS.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard co-organised the conference More Than Pretty Pictures along with AIAS Fellow Lotte Philipsen, 14-16 April 2015 at the AIAS, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jessica Shadian gave the invited talk 'Rethinking Arctic Sovereignty: Carving out a Political Space for Indigenous Communities in Arctic and Global Governance' on 14 April at Basillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.


Djuke Veldhuis attended the pre-conference workshop 'Sense and Sensibility - Visual Design Principles for Scientific Data' on 13 April, and attanded and chaired at the conference More Than Pretty Pictures, 14-16 April 2015 at the AIAS, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard organised the workshop ‘How to plan your poster’ at the More Than Pretty Pictures conference, Monday 13 April 2015 at AIAS, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert attended and chaired the annual meeting of the editorial and scientific boards of the journal Historische Mitteilungen, 10 April 2015, at the Institute of European History, Mainz, Germany


Ronald Fischer gave the presentation 'The ambiguous role of extreme rituals in the context of intergroup tensions: Reflections on the Lim Ko Niao Celebrations in Southern Thailand' on 9 April 2015 at Religion, Cognition and Culture research unit, Dept. of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Alfonso Blazquez-Castro is first co-author of the paper ‘Direct 765 nm Optical Excitation of Molecular Oxygen in Solution and in Single Mammalian Cells’ in: Journal of Physical Chemistry B 119(17): 5422-5429, 9 April 20105. Read the paper here.


Jessica Shadian gave the talk ‘Rethinking Arctic Sovereignty: Carving out a Political Space for Indigenous Communities in Arctic and Global Governance’, on 8 April 2015, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, Canada.


Jürgen Elvert gave the introductory lecture for the lecture series on 'Acting and negotiating in European (Integration-)History', on 8 April 2015, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany.


David Petrosyan is first author of the paper 'Filtering single atoms from Rydberg-blockaded mesoscopic ensembles' in: Physical Review A, (Vol.91, No.4), 6 April 2015. Read the abstract here.


Sonia Coriani is co-author of the paper 'Circular and linear magnetic birefringences of xenon at λ=1064 nm' in: The Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 124313 (2015). Read the abstract here.


 

Rima Obeid is first author of the paper 'Cobalamin coenzyme forms are not likely to be superior to cyano- and hydroxyl-cobalamin in prevention or treatment of cobalamin deficiency' in: Mol Nutr Food Res. 28 March 2015. [Epub ahead of print]. Read an abstract here.


 

Sonia Coriani is co-author of the paper 'A study of the valence shell electronic structure and photoionisation dynamics of s-triazine' in: Chemical Physics, Volumes 450–451, March 2015. Read abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the book review 'The Case of the Green Turtle: An Uncensored History of a Conservation Icon by Alison Rieser' in: Journal of Latin American Geography, Vol. 14, March 2015. Read the review here. 


Jan Alber organised the workshop 'Ideology and Form in Anglophone Narrative' and gave the paper 'Reading of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children' on 26-27 March 2015 at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Paul Denton gave the presentation 'What can animal model tell us about HIV latency' at the symposium 'The search for HIV - Challenges and future perspectives, 26 March 2015, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Jan Alber gave the talk 'Indigeneity in Contemporary Australian Literature and Culture' at Fellows' Seminar on 23 March 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the European Association of Urology (EAU) Annual meeting, 20-24 March 2015 and gave the presentation 'Parasympathethic and sympathetic systems and the lower urinary tract', in Madrid, Spain.


Consuelo Manetta gave the talk 'Rivestimenti pavimentali con raffigurazioni astrali.  Indagine su un microcosmo musivo' on 18-21 March 2015 at the  XXI Colloquio AISCOM, Associazione Italiana per lo Studio e la Conservazione del Mosaico, Reggio Emilia, Italy.


Karen Ní Mheallaigh gave the presentation ‘Meet the Moonmen… Astrobiological speculation in the ancient world,’ on 18 March 2015 at the Stellar Astrophysics Centre (SAC) at Aarhus University, Denmark.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the talk 'Partnership for enhanced engagement in Research (PEER)’ and lead a workshop on 21-26 March 2015 at the National Academy of Science and US Global Development Lab programme, Lima, Peru.


Jessica Shadian discussed her recent book The Politics of Arctic Sovereignty: Oil, Ice, and Inuit Governance, the first in-depth account of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) on 16 March 2015 at the Arctic Speakers’ Series, Munk School of Global Affairs, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Folate status and health: challenges and opportunities' in: Journal of Perinatal Medicine 2015. DOI 10.1515/jpm-2014-0346.


Orietta Cordovana gave the talk 'Marginal areas and the development of the first western territorial state' on 12 March 2015 at the Aarhus Seminars in Classical Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.


David Petrosyan co-organised the AIAS Workshop 'Rydberg Quantum Simulators' and gave the talk 'Spatial correlations of Rydberg excitations in resonantly driven lattice gas' on 11-13 March 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Alexander Panayatov presented the paper 'Jewish everyday life in the late-Roman and early Byzantine Balkans' at the Seminar on Jewish History and Literature in the Graeco-Roman Period on the 10 March 2015 at Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, University of Oxford, the UK.


Rima Obeid gave the presentation 'Diagnosing vitamin B12 deficiency in the clinic and in the general population' at the 52. Scientific Conference of the German Society of Nutrition, Halle/Saale, Germany.


Jan Alber gave the paper 'Ideology and Form: The Negotiation of Aboriginal Peoples in Contemporary Australian Prose Narratives' at the Narrative Conference organized by the ISSN on 6 March 2015 in Chicago, USA.


Toke T. Høye gave the invited talk 'Species responses to arctic climate change - the devil is in the detail' at the 4th Oikos Annual Meeting on 6 March, AIAS, Denmark.


Amy Iler presented the talk 'The role of phenotypic plasticity in shifted flowering phenology under climate change' at the 4th Oikos Annual Meeting on 6 March, AIAS, Denmark.


Mads V. Sørensen presented the poster 'Reduced renal K+ excretion with compensatory hyperaldosteronism in KCa1.1 channel β2 -subunit KO mice' at the 94th Annual Meeting of the German Physiological Society on 5-7 March 2015, Magdeburg, Germany.


Ronald Fischer gave the presentation 'Cultures in ASEAN Countries' for the Human and Social Development Program on 6 March 2015 at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Prince of Songkla University, Hatyai, Thailand.


Djuke Veldhuis gave the talk 'Stress and happiness: Adventures in human adaptability' on 4 March 2015 at the Artic Seminar Series, Aarhus University, Denmark.


David Petrosyan is co-author of the paper 'Quantum technologies with hybrid systems' in: PNAS, 3 March 2015 (1419326112). Read an abstract here.


Amy Iler gave the talk 'Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions' at a research seminar on 2 March 2015 at Utah State University, the US. 


David Petrosyan is the co-author of the paper 'Engineering the dynamics of effective spin-chain models for strongly interacting atomic gases' in: Phys. Rev. A91, 023620, 2015. Read an abstract here.


Ronald Fischer went on a field trip Southern Thailand from 28 February – 6 April 2015 to conduct an ethnographic study at the annual Lim Ko Niao celebration in Pattani, Thailand. He also worked with staff at the Prince of Songkhla University campuses in Hatyai and Kathu/Phuket to develop projects on a) the social dynamics of religious ritual and b) value transmission and maintenance in transforming societies. Moreover, he gave a presentation to staff and students at the Human and Social Development Program, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand.


Joseph L. Scarpaci gave the lecture 'The Cultural and Economic Setting of Caribbean Migration: An Example from the Cuban Diaspora' on 27 February 2015 at Comparative Literature, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Anja Kamp presented the poster 'Contribution of diatoms to anaerobic nitrate metabolism in sinking aggregates' on 26 February 2015 at the ASLO Meeting in Granada, Spain.


Jürgen Elvert participated at a board meeting of the 'Stiftung zur Förderung der Schifffahrts- und Marinegeschichte' on 26 February 2015, Bonn, Germany. 


Joseph L. Scarpaci gave the lecture 'Rapprochement Between Cuba and Washington: The Economic Ties that Bind' on 24 February 2015 at Dept. of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Amy Iler  gave the research seminar 'Climate-induced shifts in flowering phenology: implications for population dynamics and species interactions' on 24 February 2015, Purdue University, Indiana, USA.


Paul W. Denton participated in the 'Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections' on 23-26 March 2015, Seattle, WA, USA.


Sonia Coriani is co-author of the article 'TD-DFT Investigation of the Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectra of Some Purine and Pyrimidine Bases of Nucleic Acids' in: J. Phys. Chem. A, 20 February 2015. Read the abstract here.


Joseph L. Scarpaci gave the talk '¿Nuevos horizontes? An Economic + Political Outlook for Cuba in 2015' on 19 February 2015 at NETLA (network for Latin-american studies), Copenhagen, Denmark.


Joseph L. Scarpaci gave a lecture before the CPN NGO, Nordic Latin American Network, titled 'New Horizons: Political and Economic Outlook in Cuba in 2015', 18 February 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Joseph L. Scarpaci gave a lecture on iconic branding to the Marketing Anthropology program in the College of Business at Social Sciences on 16 February 2015, University of Southern Denmark, Odense.


Ronald Fischer is co-author of the article 'What kinds of value motives guide people in their moral attitudes? The role of personal and prescriptive values at the culture level and individual level' in: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 211-228. Read the abstract here.


Amy Iler gave the research presentation 'Climate-induced shifts in biological timing: Implications for population dynamics and species interactions’ on 12 February 2015 at Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, USA.


Jessica Shadian was selected by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) to be part of the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) Technical Committee responsible for developing standards for oil and gas operations in cold climate regions that will help ensure safe and effective Arctic oil and gas operations while also ensuring protection of the environment and the people working and living in these regions. See more here.


Consuelo Manetta gave the talk ‘“The Different Faces of the Sky”. Decorative culture, floral, astral and mythological representations within figural coffered ceilings’ on 12 February 2015 at the Aarhus Seminars in Classical Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Amy Iler gave a research presentation at the USA National Phenology Network entitled 'Plasticity in Flowering Phenology', 9 February 2015, United States Geological Survey, Tucson, Arizona. 


Martin Holmstrup is co-author of the article 'Membrane properties of Enchytraeus albidus originating from contrasting environments: a comparative analysis' in: Journal of Comparative Physiology B. Vol. 185, Issue 4. Read the abstract here.


Jan Alber gave the guest lecture 'Transparent Minds in the Movies', 6 February 2015, University of Trier, Germany.


Jürgen Elvert participated as consultant at a workshop on an Oral History Programme of the European Council, organized by the European Council on 5-6 February 2015, Brussels, Belgium. 

Autumn 2014

Jessica Shadian participated as a commenter at the conference 'Symposium on Arctic Governance', 30-31 January 2015, Irvine School of Law, University of California, the US.


Jan Alber is the co-author of the journal article 'Creative Indigenous Self-Representation in Humorous Australian Popular Culture as a Vital Communication Channel for Refiguring Public Opinion' in: Anglistica: An Interdisciplinary Journal 17.2 (2013)[2015] 65-75 (special issue, ed. Bill Ashcroft and Katherine E. Russo). Read the article.


Lotte Philipsen visited the 'Transmediale Festival', investigating new connections between art, culture, and technology, 28 January - 1 February 2015, Berlin, Germany.


Jürgen Elvert participated and panel-chaired at the conference 'History, memory and European integration from the point of view of EU-transatlantic relations', 26-28 January 2015, Royal Monastery of Yuste, Cuacos de Yuste, Spain.


Lotte Philipsen published the chapter ‘Computerens plads i samtidskunst: fra et teknisk til et æstetisk paradigme’ ['The place of the computer in contemporary art: from a technical to an aesthetic paradigm’] in: Cybermuseologi (eds: Larsen et al). Aarhus University Press, 2015, pp. 69-87.


Alfonso Blázquez-Castro participated in the 11th Aarhus Winter Meeting 'Trends in Modern Chemistry', Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert organised and participated in the workshop 'European Ports Repositories of European Cultural heritage and workshops of European Civilisation', 22-23 January 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Rima Obeid is author of the invited commentary 'Serum Unmetabolized Folic Acid: The Straw That Broke Dihydrofolate Reductase’s Back? in: The Journal of Nutrition, jn.114.207589. First published online 21 January 2015. Read the commentary. 


Anja Kamp gave the research seminar 'Diatoms in darkness and anoxia' on 19 January 2015 at the Institute for Bioscience, Microbiology, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Mads Vaarby Sørensen organised and participated in the ’Kiel Aarhus Renal Epithelial Physiology Workshop’, 16-17 January 2015, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Morten Kyndrup published the review 'Planken ud. Thomas Bobergs Fantombillede viser vilje til former og formernes vilje' in: Salon 55, 12 January 2015. Read the review here (in Danish only).


Alfonso Blázquez-Castro is first author of the article title 'In vitro human cell responses to a low-dose photodynamic treatment vs. mild H2O2 exposure' in: Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, B: Biology, (2015), vol. 143, pp. 12-19. 9 January 2015.  Read the abstract here.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen gave the talk 'Initiating Heavy-atom Based Phasing by Multi-Dimensional Molecular Replacement' at the conference 'CCP4 study Weekend - Advances in Experimental Phasing' on 7-9 January 2015, Nottingham University, UK.


Jürgen Elvert participated in the conference '55. Historisch-Taktische Tagung der Marine' on 6-8 January 2015, Rostock-Hohe Dünen, Germany.


Jesper Levinsen is co-author of the paper 'High-temperature limit of the resonant Fermi gas' in: Physical Review A, 8 January 2015. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'Intraprostatic injections for lower urinary tract symptoms treatment in: Curr Opin Urol. January 2015;25(1):12-8. Read the abstract here


Jürgen Elvert is author of the book chapter 'The ‘New European Order’ of National Socialism. Some Remarks on Its Sources, Genesis and Manifestations' in: Dieter Gosewinkel (Ed.): Anti-liberal Europe. A Neglected Story of Europeanization. Berghahn: New York, Oxford December 2014, pp 109-132. 


Xuhui Dong co-authored the article 'Poverty alleviation strategies in eastern China lead to critical ecological dynamics' in: Science of The Total Environment, 2015,volume 506–507, pp. 164–81. Read the abstract here.


Joseph Scarpaci gave an interview to the Brazilian magazine Istoe Independente commenting on the US-Cuban rapprochement in the article 'Somos todos americanos' on 19 December 2014. Read the article here (in Portuguese only).


Rima Obeid is the co-author of the article 'Selected Nutrients and Their Implications for Health and Disease across the Lifespan: A Roadmap' in: Nutrients. 2014 Dec 22;6(12):6076-94. Read the abstract here. 


Joseph Scarpaci gave an interview to The Roanoke Times on 17 December 2014, commenting on the change in the diplomatic relations between the USA and Cuba in the article 'New Cuba policy met with cheers by immigrants in Roanoke Valley'. Read Joe’s comments.


Joseph Scarpaci edited the section ‘Caribbean’ in: Handbook of Latin American Studies, Vol. 69, Library of Congress Publication, 2014. 


Rane Willerslev participated in the Annual Meeting of the Arctic Research Centre on 16-17 December 2014, Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark.


Toke T. Høye participated in the Annual Meeting of the Arctic Research Centre on 16-17 December 2014, Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen has been awarded with a prestigious ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) valued at EUR 1.5 million to start a research group within structural biology at Aarhus University. See more here.


Rane Willerslev participated in the ERC project meeting ‘Comparative Anthropologies of Revolutionary Politics’ and gave the lecture ‘Ascericism and the formation of revolutionary selves’ on 15 December 2014, University College London, UK.


Toke T. Høye co-authored the paper entitled 'Oviposition site selection of an endangered butterfly at local spatial scales' published in: Journal of Insect Conservation. Read abstract.


Rane Willerslev gave the paper ‘Is there a place for faith in Anthropology?’ in collaboration with Christian Suhr on 11 December 2014 at the Section for Biblical Studies, Aarhus University.


Toke T. Høye co-authored the paper entitled 'Habitat-specific effects of climate change on a low-mobility Arctic spider species' published in: Polar Biology. Read abstract.


Morten Kyndrup published the review ’Mangfoldigheden, ligegyldigheden? På togtur en dag i livet’, in: Standart no. 4, vol. 28, 2014.


Jan Alber gave the talk 'Ideology and Form: The Experimentalism of Recent Australian and Indian-English Prose Narratives' on 10 December 2014 at the Narrative Research Lab at Aarhus University, Denmark.


Georg Sørensen published the chapter 'Danmarks globale udfordringer' (Denmark's global challenges) in: Mark von Rosing et al (red.) Danmarks fremtid, Copenhagen: Forskningens forlag, pp. 132-36.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential' on 10 December 2014 at Institute for Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.


Amy Iler gave the presentation 'Consequences of intraspecific variation in flowering phenology: Evidence for different flowering strategies' at the joint British and French Ecological Society meeting, 9-12 December 2014 in Lille, France.


Jürgen Elvert participated and chaired a panel at the conference 'Wahrnehmung des Meeres vom 16.-20. Jahrhundert: Forschungsperspektiven', Workshop des Deutschen Schiffahrtsmuseums Bremerhaven/ Leibniz-Institut für deutsche Schifffahrtsgeschichte, on 3-4 December 2014 by Universität Bremen and Universität zu Köln at Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum, Bremerhaven, Germany.


Rima Obeid is co-author of the article 'Vitamin B status in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with and without incipient nephropathy' published in: Diabetes Res Clin Practice (e-pub). Read abstract.


Toke T. Høye hosted a session on arctic arthropods at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress, 3 December 2014, Trondheim, Norway.


Rane Willerslev gave the invited paper ‘Is there a place for faith in Anthropology?’ on 2 December 2014 at Department of Anthropology, University of Hamburg, Germany. 


Jürgen Elvert published a review of Werner Weidenfeld's Europa. Eine Strategie (Kösel-Verlag, München 2014) in: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 2 December 2014, Politik, p. 7.


Toke T. Høye gave a the talk 'Arctic Insect herbivory – current knowledge and future directions' at the Arctic Biodiversity Congress, 2 December 2014, Trondheim, Norway.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential' at the conference 'Danish-Sino Workshop on Strongly Interacting Cold Atomic Gases', 1-5 December 2014, Aarhus University/Sandbjerg, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert published the book chapter 'Central Europe' in: Thomas Ertl et al (eds.) Europa als Weltregion: Zentrum, Modellfall oder Provinz?. Vienna: new academic press. 1 December 2014. pp. 80-95.


Morten Kyndrup published the review ’Med døden i Indien. Længst ude og inderst inde’, in: Standart no. 3, vol. 28, 2014.


Jan Alber was elected Second Vice-President of the International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN) for 2015 (and he will be First Vice-President in 2016 and President in 2017).


Jürgen Elvert gave a talk at the Maritime History Conference ''A safe place for Ships:' Cork, Ireland, Europe, and the Sea', 28-29 November 2014, University College Cork, Ireland.


Jessica Shadian gave the talk 'Hybrid Governance: Artic Offshore Oil and gas and coastal communities' at the Artic Offshore conference on  27 November 2014, organised by the Arctic Research Center, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Rane Willerslev participated as a moderator on the Arctic Offshore Conference 27 November 2014, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Morten Kyndrup gave the talk 'Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies ? a very young and yet very classical IAS' at the UBIAS Directors' Conference 'Rising New Perspectives in an Age of Globalization: Challenges and Prospects', 27-30 November, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.


Joseph L. Scarpaci was appointed a member to the editorial board of Diálogos Latinoamericanos published by the Latin American Studies Center at Aarhus University, Denmark, 26 November 2014.


Consuelo Manetta gave the talk ‘I pavimenti delle regiones XI e XII' at the workshop 'Per un corpus dei pavimenti antichi di Roma e del Lazio. Primi bilanci e prospettive di ricerca’ on 24 November 2014, Sapienza Univesity, Rome, Italy.


Joseph L. Scarpaci completed the semi-annual rounds of Senior Fulbright applicant reviews for the Institute of International Education, Washington, D.C. on behalf of the U.S. State Department funding for Latinamericanist scholars in 2015-2016. 


Jan Alber gave a talk 'The Disembodiment of the Narrative Instance in Postmodern Fiction' at the workshop Disembodied Voices – Unembodied Narration, 21-22 November 2014, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.


Joseph L. Scarpaci published a review of 'Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959', in the New West Indian Guide 88 (2014), 357-359. Read the review here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard organised a workshop on data visualization with artist Mette Høst, 21 November 2014, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential', 20 November 2014, Université Paris Sud XI, Orsay, France.


Georg Sørensen published the article 'Liberalism of Restraint and Liberalism of Imposition: Liberal Values and World Order in the New Millennium' in: Fred Dallmayr, M. Akif Kayapinar, Ismail Yalaci (eds),Civilizations and World Order. Geopolitics and Cultural Difference, New York: Lexington Books, 2014, pp. 169-93.


Rane Willerslev gave the paper ’Travelling Temporalities’ at the conference ‘Exhibitions and Experiments’ on 19-21 November 2014 at University of Oslo, Kulturhistorisk Museum, Norway.


Georg Sørensen participated as chair in the meeting of the Council for Development Policy on 17 November 2014 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Jessica Shadian attended the The Canadian Aboriginal Mineral Association annual conference on 16-18 November in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 


Jan Alber participated in a network meeting of the research group 'Medieval Narratology', 14-15 November 2014, University of Bochum, Germany.


Anja Kamp gave the lecture 'Diatoms – photosynthetic protists can survive without light and oxygen' on 12 and 13 November 2014 at the Institute for Bioscience, Microbiology, Aarhus University. 


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Long-term caloric restriction in rats may prevent age-related impairment of in vitro bladder function'. In J Urol. 11 Nov 2014. [Epub ahead of print]


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'Mechanisms of ATP release - future therapeutic targets?' in: BJU Int. 10 Nov 2014.. [Epub ahead of print]


Jürgen Elvert, participated as organizer and speaker at a conference on 'Europa, das Meer und die Welt. Agenten, Akteure, Abenteurer', 7-8. November, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen gave the talk 'The Gender Gap from a male viewpoint' at The Danish Research Foundation's Annual meeting 2014, 7 November 2014, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert participated as organizer in a workshop related to an exhibition project on 'Europe and the Sea', 6 November, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin.


Joseph L. Scarpaci was on a research trip to Miami and Cuba to gather remittance data and expenditures among Cuban-Americans and Cubans, respectively. While in both sites, he delivered a series of lectures to the Archaeological Institute of America on heritage promotion strategies, the Cuban economy, and curatorial representations of Cuban culture. The latter was delivered at the Provincial Museum of Ciego de Avila, Cuba, 6-17 November 2014. 


Jürgen Elvert participated as president at a board meeting of the Ranke-Gesellschaft, Vereinigung für Geschichte im öffentlichen Leben e.V., 6 November, Berlin.


Bjørn Panyella Pedersen gave the talk 'Proton driven Symport from a Structural Perspective: Perspectives from the eukaryotic phosphate transporter PiPT' at CoLuAa - 23rd Annual Meeting of the Crystallographic Societies in Copenhagen, Lund and Aarhus, 6 November 2014. 


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Annual Seminar of the Young Academy, 5-6 November 2014, The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Jürgen Elvert participated  in the conference 'Maritime Convention', organized by the Deutsches Maritimes Institut (Bonn), 5 November, Landesvertretung Schleswig-Holstein, Berlin.


Jürgen Elvert co-organized and spoke at the 'Verleihung des Förderpreises der Stiftung für Schifffahrts- und Marinegeschichte', 5 November, Bankhaus Sal, Oppenheim, Berlin.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential', 5 November 2014, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UK.


Jürgen Elvert participated as co-organizer in a board meeting related to an exhibition project on 'Europe and the Sea', 4 November, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard co-organised the Science Fair for the Young Academy Science Club, 3 November 2014, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Karen ní Mheallaigh is the author of the book: Reading Fiction with Lucian: Fakes, Freaks and Hyperreality. Cambridge University Press, November 2014. Read an abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'The use of pharmacotherapy for male patients with urgency and stress incontinence in: Curr Opin Urol. November 2014;24(6):571-7. Read the abstract here


Jessica Shadian gave the paper 'Community-based Monitoring and Regional Arctic Governance – shall the twain ever meet?' on the panel: 'Security of the Arctic' at the Arctic Circle Conference 30 Oct -2 Nov, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Jürgen Elvert is the co-editor of the book: Encore ces chers voisins: Le Benelux, l'Allemagne et la France aux XIXe et XXe siècles. Franz Steiner Verlag, November 2014.  Read an abstract here (only in French and German).


Jessica Shadian participated in the workshop 'Arctic Coast Guard Forum: Maritime Collaboration for a Changing Region' held by the Munk-Gordon Arctic Security Program, a partnership of the Munk School of Global Affairs and the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation, and the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies, 29 Oct 2014, Toronto, Canada.


Joseph Scarpaci published the article 'Material and cultural consumption in Cuba: Reference groups for the new millennium in: Journal of Cultural Geography Vol. 31 No. 3 (Fall), 357-259.


Jessica Shadian gave a presentation at The Transatlantic Science Week 'The Arctic: Societies, Sustainability, and Safety' in the session ‘Arctic Safety and Cross Border Knowledge Needs’, 26-29 Oct 2014, Toronto, Canada.


Alexander Panayotov is the author of 'Jews and Jewish Communities in the Balkans and the Aegean until the Twelfth Century: A Survey’ (pp. 54-76) published in: Aitken, J. and Carelton-Paget, J. (eds): The Judaeo-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and Byzantium.Cambridge University Press 2014.


Georg Sørensen gave the talk 'World Order 2014' on 28 October 2014, Favrskov Gymnasium, Denmark.


Anja Kamp gave the AIAS Fellows' Seminar talk ‘Diatoms: Photosynthetic protists can survive without light and oxygen’, 27 October 2014, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


 

Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential', 23 October 2014, University of Cambridge, UK.


Consuelo Manetta  published two book chapters  'Il cosiddetto sepolcro a tempietto'; 'Il cosiddetto sepolcro di Pompeo' in: De Angelis, D. (editor), Albano Laziale. Guida al circuito archeologico monumentale, Albano Laziale 2017. ISBN 978-88-90938-93-1.


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'Potential of stem cell treatment in detrusor dysfunction' in Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 23 October 2014. [Epub ahead of print]


Amy Iler attended the Scandinavian Pollination Ecology Annual meeting, 23-26 October 2014, Tovetorp, Sweden.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Chronic bladder ischemia and oxidative stress: New pharmacotherapeutic targets for lower urinary tract symptoms.' In Int J Urol. 22 October 2014. [Epub ahead of print]


Jan Alber gave a lecture entitled 'How to Analyse a Cinematic Narrative: Concepts of Film Narratology', 22 October 2014, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Karl-Erik Andersson attended the Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society and gave a  lecture on 'Bladder Control: Alternative Pharmacological Targets'. He was also awarded with the ICS 'Lifetime Achievement Award', 20-24 October 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more about the award here.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Protective effect of tadalafil on the functional and structural changes of the rat ventral prostate caused by chronic pelvic ischemia' in: Prostate. 18 October 2014. [Epub ahead of print]


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen gave the presentation entitled 'Strong coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas in a harmonic potential', 16 October 2014, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.


Jessica Shadian participated in a Munk-Gordon Arctic Speaker Series on 'Canada and the Arctic Council', 15 October 2014, Munk School of Global Affairs, Toronto, Canada.


Georg Sørensen participated in the European Research Council, Panel SH2, meeting 14 -17 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium.


Anja Kamp, together with Peter Stief, is hosting the Frontiers Research Topic 'Eukaryotic Microbes Store Nitrate for “Breathing” in Anoxia' in: Frontiers of Microbiology, section Aquatic Microbiology, October 2014. Read more here.


Morten Kyndrup gave the keynote speech '"Og?” Kunsten og det offentlige rum" at ”Kunst, sted og mennesker”, 8 October 2014 at the Danish Arts Foundation conference on art in public spaces, Vejle, Denmark.


David Petrosyan gave the invited talk 'Long-range binding potentials and robust quantum gate between microwave-driven Rydberg atoms' at the Second International Workshop on Ultracold Rydberg Physics, 7 October 2014, Recife, Brazil.


Lotte Philipsen co-edited with Jacob Lund The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics no. 47, 2014.


Cheryl Mattingly is the author of the book Moral Laboratories: Family Peril and the Struggle for a Good Life, 3 October 2014. Read the abstract here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard published the editorial ‘You need to see this: Pushing the boundaries of scientific visualization’ in: Biozoom Vol 3, 2014. Read the editorial here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard edited the journal Biozoom Vol 3, 2014 on Scientific Visualization. See the volume here.


Lotte Philipsen visited the London Design Festival special weekend on Digital Design and the exhibition 'Disobedient Objects' at Victoria & Albert Museum, 19-21 September 2014, London, UK.


David Petrosyan published in collaboration with Klaus Mølmer the article 'Binding Potentials and Interaction Gates between Microwave-Dressed Rydberg Atoms' in: Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 123003, September 2014. Read an abstract here.


Rane Willerslev attended the hunter-gatherer conference ‘Chase and Game- Hunting and gathering in transition’, 18-21 September 2014, Völkerkundermuseum Universität Zürich, Ballenberg, Switzerland. 


Lotte Philipsen published the article 'Politisk samtidskunst som i… – Samtidskunstens forskellige politiske dimensioner' in: Passepartout – skrifter for Kunsthistorie (pp. 114-141), Vol. 19, issue 35, 2014.


Toke Thomas Høye co-published the article 'Phenological mismatch with abiotic conditions - implications for flowering in Arctic plants' in: Ecology, September 2014. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'Words of wisdom. Re: Tissue engineering of the bladder: reality or myth? A systematic review'. In: Eur Urol. September 2014;66(3):593 Read the abstract here


Rane Willerslev participated in the education collaboration ‘Arctic network’, visiting University of Reykjavik, Iceland and University of Greenland, Nuuk, Greenland, 7-12 September 2014.


Lotte Philipsen attended the Ars Electronica Festival,  4-7 September 2014, Linz, Austria.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the 70th Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of Urology: 'New aspects in physiology of the lower urinary tract' on 3-5 September 2014, Montreux, Switzerland.


Rane Willerslev participated in the Malinowski workshop in the Malinowski house, 2-6 September, org. by Bergen University, the Italian Alps, Italy.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the conference 'Effects of chronic pelvic ischemia on bladder function', Department of Urology, University of Zürich, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, 2 September 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.


Rane Willerslev attended the experimental conference ‘The Comedy of Things’, 24-28 August 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the Scandinavian Physiological Society's Annual meeting: 'Effects of chronic Pelvic ischemia on bladder function', 22-24 August 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.


Georg Sørensen held the keynote address 'Rethinking world order' at the annual Aarhus Seminar for candidates, 22 August 2014, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Toke Thomas Høye went on a field trip to southwest Greenland. Purpose: baseline assessment of insect community structure along vegetation and climate gradients, 19-26 august 2014, Narsarsuaq, Greenland. See the landscape.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen presented the poster 'Strong-coupling ansatz for the one-dimensional Fermi gas' at the conference Quantum Critical Matter - From Atoms to Bulk, 19-23 August 2014, Obergurgl, Austria.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the talk 'Visual communication of scientific data: How to use graphic design', at the INASCON conference, 11 August 2014, Brogaarden, Denmark.


Rane Willerslev went on anthropological fieldwork 1 Jul-15 Aug 2014 in Kamchatka, Russia.


Spring 2014

Cheryl Mattingly published the article ‘Love’s Imperfection: Moral becoming, friendship and family life’  in Suomen Antropologi • Journal of the Finnish Anthropological Society, Vol. 39 N0. 1, 2014


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen co-published the article 'Efimov Trimers under Strong Confinement' in Physical Review X, Phys. Rev. X 4, 031020, 31 July 2014. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in 'Regenerative Pharmacology or The Pharmacology of Regenerative Medicine', Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course on 21-25 July 2014, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem. 


Rikke Kjærgaard gave a talk at the 'Electronic Visualisation and the Arts' conference, 10 July 2014, London, UK.


Rikke Kjærgaard published 'Proceedings to the Electronic Visualisation and the Arts' with Ebbe Sloth Andersen (iNANO) on 10 July 2014. Read the abstract here. 


Steen Hannestad co-published the article 'Chaotic flavor evolution in an interacting neutrino gas' in Physical Review X, Phys. Rev. D 90, 025009, 7 July 2014. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson published the article 'The many faces of impaired bladder emptying'. In: Curr Opin Urol. July 2014;24(4):363-9. Read the abstract here.


Cheryl Mattingly published the article 'Moral deliberation and the agentive self in Laidlaw’s ethics' in: HAU, Journal of Ethnographic Theory, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Summer 2014. See abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Pharmacological treatment of chronic pelvic ischemia'. In: Ther Adv Urol. June 2014;6(3):105-14. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave two presentations: 'The origins of urgency: targets for effective treatment' and 'Do biomarkers play a role in OAB?' on June 26-28 at the ALLURA meeting in Galway, Ireland.


Jesper Levinsen organised in collaboration with Georg Bruun the conference 'Cold Atoms and Beyond', 25-27 June, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark. Read about the conference here.


Georg Sørensen participated as SH panel member in the European Research Council meeting 23-25 June 2014, Brussels, Belgium. 


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the presentation 'Chronic Pelvic Ischemia: Contribution to the Pathogenesis of LUTS – New Target for Pharmacological Treatment?' 19 June at Division of Bioengineering, Nihon University School of Engineering, Koriyama, Japan.


Annette Bohn coauthored the poster 'Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future in Children with Anxiety Disorders' at the conference 'Comparative Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory: What Human and Non-human Animals Remember About Their Past', CON AMORE, 18-19 June, Aarhus, Denmark.


Annette Bohn was one of the organizers of the conference 'Comparative Perspectives on Autobiographical Memory: What Human and Non-human Animals Remember About Their Past' held by the Center on Autobiographical Memory Research (CON AMORE), 18-19 June, Aarhus, Denmark.


Georg Sørensen presented the invited paper 'No End in Sight: A Liberal World Order in Crisis' at the Annual Meeting of the British International Studies Association (BISA) in Dublin, Ireland.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Urothelial mucosal signaling and the overactive bladder-ICI-RS 2013. In: Neurourol Urodyn. June 2014;33(5):597-601. Read the abstract here.


Georg Sørensen participated as a board member in the 13 June Board meeting of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway.


Steen Hannestad co-published the article 'Light sterile neutrinos after BICEP-2' in: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Vol. 2014, June 2014. Read the abstract here.


Cheryl Mattingly published the review article 'Moral Assemblages, Heroin Addicts, and Ethical Becoming' in Current Anthropology Volume 55, Number 3, June 2014.


Bent Jesper Christensen delivered the invited paper 'Medium Band Least Squares Estimation of Fractional Cointegration in the Presence of Low-Frequency Contamination' on June 12 at the conference on 'Recent Developments in Financial Econometrics and Empirical Finance' and was elected an External Fellow at the Centre for Financial Econometrics, University of Essex, the UK.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard was a judge at the 'Science as Art' competition on 12 June at iNANO, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Ted Kaizer published the paper 'Euhemerism and religious life in the Roman Near East', in T. Gnoli and F. Muccioli (eds.), Divinizzazione, culto del sovrano e apoteosi. Tra Antichità e Medioevo (Bologna: Bononia University Press, 2014), p.295-306.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the lecture 'Use of b–Adrenoceptor Agonists for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder' at NFOG, the 39th Nordic Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10-12 June, Stockholm, Sweden.


Steen Hannestad gave the paper 'Neutrino physics and precision cosmology' at the workshop 'Cosmological frontiers in fundamental physics' 10 June at APC, Paris, France.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the lecture 'Bladder and Sexual Dysfunction in Parkinsonian Disorders - Mechanisms and Targets for Treatment' at MDS, the 18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, 8-12 June, Stockholm, Sweden.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Urothelial mucosal signaling and the overactive bladder-ICI-RS 2013'. In: Neurourol Urodyn. June 2014;33(5):597-601. Read the abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson is the co-author of the article 'Is there a peripheral site of action contributing to the voiding effects of ?2-adrenoceptor agonists and antagonists?' In: World J Urol. 7 June 2014. [Epub ahead of print]


 

Steen Hannestad gave the talk ' Neutrinos' at the annual meeting of Instituto de Astrofisica on 'Fundamental Cosmology', 6 June, Spain.


Lotte Philipsen gave the talk 'Para-textual aesthetics in contemporary art' at the annual conference of the Nordic Society of Aesthetics, 5-7 June in Helsinki, Finland.


Morten Kyndrup gave the keynote presentation 'Modernism and Aesthetic Experience. Art, Aesthetics and the role of Modernism' at the conference 'Art, the Aesthetic and Aesthetic Experience', 5-7 June Helsinki, Finland.


Cheryl Mattingly organized the conference 'Moral Engines: Exploring the moral drives in human life' and gave the talk 'The Flight of the Blue Balloons: Narrativity, Possibility and the Good Life', 4-6 June, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark. Read about the conference here.


Rane Willerslev gave the paper 'Sharing and its shadow: social collapse among the Ik of northern Uganda' at the workshop 'Egalitarianism', 2-3 June, Bergen university, Norway.


Ted Kaizer chaired a session at the conference 'Grouping Together in Lived Ancient Religion' held on 2 June at the Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Steen Hannestad gave the talk ' Neutrinos and cosmology - a love story' at the 'Enqfest - 30 years of cosmoloy', 30 May, University of Helsinki, Finland. 


Ted Kaizer co-hosted a one-day workshop 'Palmyrene portraiture' in collaboration with Professor Rubina Raja, on 28 May, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies.


David Petrosyan gave the talk 'High-fidelity quantum gates with Rydberg superatoms' at the Quantum 2014 Workshop on Advances in Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information with atoms and photons, 27 May, Turin, Italy.


Jesper Levinsen gave the talk 'Universal bound states in confined geometries', 23 May, at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.


Cheryl Mattingly delivered the plenary speech 'Trust, Family Peril and the Good Life: A Narrative Perspective', 22-24 May, at The MatchPoints Seminar, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Annette Bohn coauthored the poster 'The fading affect bias as a panculturally used emotion regulation phenomenon' presented at the 26th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, 22-25 May, San Francisco, USA.


Rane Willerslev gave the invited panel paper 'Tapped into Cultre’ at ‘Body and the Religious’ Symposium, 19-21 May 2014, Université de Toulouse, France.


Niels Peter Revsbech is co-author of the article 'Electrophoretic sensitivity control applied on microscale NOx?biosensors with different membrane permeabilities' published in: Sensors and Actuators B 202 (2014), 307-313.


Steen Hannestad co-authored the article 'Dark energy properties from large future galaxy surveys' in: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 1405, 021, May 2024. See abstract here.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association and gave four lectures: 'New Approaches Assessing Bladder Function' (The Science of Female Health Program), 'Cystometry in Rodents and Man – A Comparison' (Society for Basic Urological Research), 'Progression of Voiding Dysfunction' (Geriatric Urological Society) and the plenary session 'The Ramon Guiteras Lecture: New Developments in the Pharmacological Treatment of the Overactive Bladder, 16-21 May, Orlando, USA.


Toke Thomas Høye edited a special issue of the journal Current Zoology, which includes his editorial 'Reducing uncertainty in species’ responses to climate change' (Read the editorial here) and his original article 'Phenology of high-arctic butterflies and their floral resources: Species-specific responses to climate change' (Read the article here)


Georg Sørensen gave the lecture 'World Order 2014' at the conference on 'New World Order and Changing Relations of Power' on 12 May, University of Southern Denmark. 


Toke Thomas Høye gave the talk 'Arctic biodiversity and climate change – long and short term effects on flora and fauna in Greenland' 6 May at the Arctic Seminar Series, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Niels Peter Revsbech gave the keynote speech entitled 'Oxygen, respiration and photosynthesis in the OMZ' at the 46th international Liege colloquium: 'Low oxygen environments in marine, estuarine and fresh waters', 5-9 May 2014, Liege, Belgium.


Marie Braad Lund gave the talk 'Genome evolution of vertically transmitted, extracellular symbionts of earthworms' on 3-4 May  at the 4th annual Yosemite Symbiosis Workshop, Wawona, Yosemite National Park, California, USA.


Rane Willerslev gave the keynote talk 'Is there a Place for Faith in Anthropology?' at the 'Yearly Conference of Norwegian Anthropology', 2 May, Bergen University, Norway.


Toke Thomas Høye held the international workshop 'Arctic Ecosystems and Climate Change', 29 – 30 April at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Steen Hannestad published the book chapter 'Moderne kosmologi – Verdenshistorien bind 0’ in: 25 SØFORKLARINGER – Naturvidenskabelige fortællinger fra Søauditorierne, ed. by Carsten Rabæk Kjaer, Aarhus University Press, 28 April 2014.


Georg Sørensen participated as Chairman of the Board in the Copenhagen meeting of The Danish Council for Development Policy, 28 April, Denmark.


Ted Kaizer organised the colloquium on ‘The Near East between Seleucids, Parthians and Romans’, 25 April, at University of Durham, UK.


Morten Kyndrup gave the keynote talk 'Art, Aesthetics, Modernism: Modernism after la condition postmoderne' at the conference 'Reassessing Modernism in the 21st Century' 24-25 April, at ARoS Denmark.


Steen Hannestad gave the lecture ’Neutrino physics and cosmology’ at the 561. Wilhelm und Else Heraeus-Seminar on ‘Massive Neutrinos’, 22 – 25 April 2014, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, Germany.


Lotte Philipsen gave the talk 'The Art of Para-Functionality’ at the Artifacts Function conference, 15-16 April, Münster, Germany.


Jesper Levinsen gave the talk 'Strong atom-dimer attraction in a Fermi-Fermi mixture', 14-18 April, at the workshop 'Universality in few-body systems: Theoretical challenges 
and new directions' at Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington, USA.


Karl-Erik Andersson participated in the 29th Annual European Association Of Urology Congress, giving the lectures 'The Brain and the Bladder: Physiology' and 'The origins of urgency: targets for effective treatment', 11-15 April 2014, Stockholm, Sweden.


Georg Sørensen participated as member of the Board in the Oslo Board meeting of The Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO), 4 April, Norway.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the talk 'Molecular animation: Challenges in protein dynamics' on 31 March, Copenhagen Biocenter, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


David Petrosyan gave a Guest seminar on 'Correlations of Rydberg excitations in optically driven atomic ensembles', 30 March, at the Department of Chemical Physics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.


Marie Braad Lund published the paper 'The earthworm—Verminephrobacter symbiosis: an emerging experimental system to study extracellular symbiosis' in: Frontiers in Microbiology. Early on-line 1–7. Read the abstract.


David Petrosyan gave the talk 'High-fidelity quantum gates with Rydberg superatoms: How to count atoms in mesoscopic ensembles' on 27 March at the 2014 COST meeting on Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics, Rehovot, Israel.


Georg Sørensen presented 'An evaluator’s experience' at the course on 'The Successful ERC Applicant' organised by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science, 27 March, Aarhus, Denmark.


Morten Kyndrup published the review ''Ingenting og noget rod'' ? Pablo Llambias går planken ud' in: Litteraturmagasinet Standart, Vol. 28, No. 1, Aarhus 2014.


Steen Hannestad gave the lecture 'Primordial gravitational waves and the BICEP-2 measurements' on 26 March at the SAC Seminar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Toke Thomas Høye gave an interview on the TV2 news broadcast about the role of climate changes for the early spring this year, 25 March, TV2, Denmark.


Steen Hannestad co-authored the article 'Current and future constraints on neutrino physics from cosmology' in: Journal of Physics Conference Series 485 (2014). See abstract here.


David Petrosyan received the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award of the Humboldt Foundation at the 42nd Symposium for Research Award Winners of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation on 20-22 March, Bamberg, Germany.


Steen Hannestad gave an interview on 20 March at the Danish Radio Broadcast P1 commenting on the groundbreaking scientific results by Harvard scientists who have found the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation, the immediate after-effects of the Big Bang 14 billion years ago. Hear the interview in Danish at 01:31:00 (whole programme is 02:55:00).


Marie Braad Lund participated in the 'Symbiomics Marie Curie network meeting', 19-21 March, Valencia, Spain.


Lotte Philipsen participated in the conference 'What Images Do' at the Royal Danish Academy of Arts, 19-21 March 2014, Denmark.


Ted Kaizer visited the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden to see the exhibition on ‘Petra, Wonder in the Desert’ on 12 March, Leiden, the Netherlands.


Jesper Levinsen presented the poster 'Attractive atom-dimer interaction in a mass-imbalanced Fermi-Fermi mixture' at 'Emergence 2014: Shedding Light on Emergent Quantum Phenomena', 10-12 March, Heidelberg, Germany.


Cheryl Mattingly published the article ‘The Moral Perils of a Superstrong Black Mother’ in: Ethos,Special Issue: Moral Experience, Vol. 42, Issue 1, pp.119–138, March 2014


Toke Thomas Høye participated 11 March in the Danish broadcast on TV2 Østjylland ‘IQ - Iskold Forskning’, based on contributions from researchers at the Arctic Research Centre. See the broadcast.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated virtually in the 'VIZBI conference' 5-7 March, from Heidelberg, Germany.


Jesper Levinsen gave the talk 'Efimov trimers under strong confinement' at the March Meeting of the American Physical Society, 3 -7 March, Denver, Colorado, US.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Young Academy's monthly meeting on 27 February 2014 at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Georg Sørensen visited Kenya and Somaliland as head of the Council for Development Policy, surveying projects and meeting with policymakers. The Council provides strategic advice for and dialogue with the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation. 23 Feb - 1 March.


Rane Willerslev is co-author of the book chapter 'Our Favorite Film Shocks' in: Experimental Film and Anthropology. ed. Arnd Schneider: Caterina Pasqualino. Berg Publishers, 2014.


Lotte Philipsen has published the article 'Who’s Afraid of Audience? Digital and Post-Digital Perspectives on Aesthetics' in A Peer-reviewed Journal About, vol. 3,1. Full text here.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the presentation 'Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Ischemia' at SUFU (The Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction) at the Winter Meeting, 25 Feb - 1 Mar, Miami, FL, US.


David Petrosyan gave the talk 'Correlations of Rydberg excitations in resonantly-driven dissipative atomic ensembles' at the External group seminar on theoretical quantum optics, on 25 February, Imst, Austria.


Toke Thomas Høye gave the speech 'Phenological responses to a warmer Arctic - trends, drivers and trophic interactions' on 24 February at Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Lancaster, UK.


David Petrosyan gave the talk 'Few- and many-body physics with Rydberg atoms' on 21 Feb. at the Cold atom meeting of the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the AIAS Fellows' Seminar talk 'Designing molecules – 3D science animation as data visualization', 17 February, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Jesper Levinsen published the article 'Observation of a Strong Atom-Dimer Attraction in a Mass-Imbalanced Fermi-Fermi Mixture' in Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 075302 (2014). Read the abstract here.


Annette Bohn co-authored the article 'A Pancultural Perspective on the Fading Affect Bias in Autobiographical Memory' published in Memory Feb 14. Epub 2014 Feb 14.


Bent Jesper Christensen was elected an External Fellow at the Centre for Financial Econometrics, a new Centre shared between the Department of Economics at University of Essex, and Essex Business School, UK.


Karl-Erik Andersson gave the lecture 'Treatment of Ischemia - related Bladder Overactivity' on 7 February 2014 at Centre of Medical Research, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Porto, Portugal.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the conference 'Visualized' on 6-7 February in the Times Center Manhattan, New York, USA.  


Ted Kaizer gave the paper 'Religion, language and topography at Palmyra' within the theme: Syria in Antiquity in the seminar series of the Institute of Classical Studies on 6 February 2014, London, UK.


Georg Sørensen published the book chapter 'Globalization and the nation-state' in Comparative Politics. Third Edition, Oxford University Press, UK, 2014.


Bent Jesper Christensen gave the talk 'A Memorial Tribute to the Life and Work of Dale T. Mortensen', on 31 January, Northwestern University, USA.


Lotte Philipsen participated in the 2014 Transmediale Festival in Berlin as part of the panel on 'Post-digital Research', and contributed to the Post-digital Research Newspaper with the article 'Do NOT Return to Sender: Why Post-Digital Research should Distinguish between Artist, Critics, and Audience', 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2014, Berlin, Germany.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave the Young Academy PEP-talk 'Molekylær Hollywood: Videnskab I 3D', 22 January, AIAS, Denmark.


Steen Hannestad co-authored the article 'How secret interactions can reconcile sterile neutrinos with cosmology in: Phys.Rev.Lett. 112, 031802, 22 January 2014. See abstract here.


Rane Willerslev went on a field trip to Uganda on 15 January – 15 February 2014 to study the Ik, an indigenous population of hunters and subsistence agriculturalists, living in the mountains of Karamoja in Uganda near the borders to Sudan and Kenya.


Annette Bohn gave the talk 'Change and consistency across time: a longitudinal study of life story development' at the Neurex Workshop 'The self: from autobiographical memories to the life story. Theory and psychopathology'on 12-14 January 2014, University Hospital of Strasbourg, France.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Young Academy's monthly meeting, 8 January, at the Royal Danish Academy of sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Steen Hannestad published the paper 'Neutrino physics from Cosmology', Proceedings of Science EPS-HEP2013 (2014) 519.

Autumn 2013

Bent Jesper Christensen was elected an External Fellow at the Centre for Financial Econometrics, a new Centre shared between the Department of Economics and Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK. 


 

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard gave a talk at the Data Visualization Journal Club, 12 December, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Jesper Levinsen published the article 'Pair Correlations in the Two-Dimensional Fermi Gas' in Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 265301, 2013. Read the abstract here.


Annette Bohn gave the lecture entitled “Blitzerindringer: Når verden står stille et sekund” on 10 December 2013 at Odense Folkeuniversitet, Denmark.


Lotte Philipsen has published the article "Unbound: The circulation of works of art among different cultures" in Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. Read the article here.


Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the conference 'The future of 3D', 29 November, Aarhus University, Denmark. 


Morten Kyndrup gave the keynote presentation ”The Conceptual Divorce between ”Art” and ”The Aesthetic” ? Consequences for Curatorial Practice today” at the international conference ”Art Museums and the Curatorial Turn” on 28 November at ARoS, Denmark.


Rane Willerslev edited in collaboration with C. Suhr the book Transcultural Montage, Berghahn Books, New York and London, 2013.


 

Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard participated in the Young Academy's monthly meeting and was elected Chair of the Communication committee, 4 December, at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark.


 

 

Morten Kyndrup gave the paper “Kritiske Relationer. Om smagsdomme og andre slags kritik” (”Critical Relations. On Judgments of taste and other kinds of Critique”) at the symposium ”Kunsten at være kritisk” (”The Art of being Critical) on 22 November at Department of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University.


Annette Bohn organized the workshop "A Psychological View on Life Stories and Memoirs" on 6 November, at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Denmark.


Rane Willerslev gave the talk  "Sacrifice, Sorcery and the Ideal Hunt: On the Origin of the domestication of the Reindeer on 4 November, Department for Anthropology, University of Zurich, Switzerland.


Jesper Levinsen held the seminar "Few-body correlations in a quantum gas: Consequences of statistics and dimensionality" on 31 October at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.


Rane Willerslev gave a keynote talk "Sacrifice, Sorcery and the Ideal Hunt: On the Origin of the domestication of the Reindeer" on 29 October at JRAI Posdoc Conference, University of Aberdeen, UK.


Cheryl Mattingly gave a Caroline Thompson Memorial Lecture "Vulnerability, Trust and the Good Life: Navigating Between Home and Clinic Worlds" on 24 October 2013 at Occupational Therapy Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. 


Rane Willerslev edited the Themed issue: "Value as Theory", vol. 3 & 4, of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 2013, in collaboration with Ton Otto.


Annette Bohn presented a poster on ”A longitudinal study on life story development from age 9-12” at the 8th Biannual Conference of the Cognitive Development Society on 17-19 October, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.


Cheryl Mattingly gave a Kassen Lecture: "Vulnerability, Virtue Ethics and the Anthropology of Suffering" on 15 October 2013 at Department of Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, USA.


Marie Braad Lund was the co-organizer of INTIME-9 (9th International Workshop on New Techniques in Microbial Ecology) 1-4 October 2013 at Sletten Outdoor Activity Center, Ry, Denmark. 


Annette Bohn attended the conference "Launching EU’s Framework Programme 8: The Role of Social Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020" on 27 September at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.


Niels Peter Revsbech was honoured with the prestigious Grundfos Prize 2013, amounting to DKK 1 million on 26 September. Read more about the prize here.


Annette Bohn has published the chapter "Cultural Life Scripts and the Development of Personal Memories" together with Dorthe Berntsen in: The Wiley Handbook on the Development of Children's Memory edited by Patricia Bauer and Robyn Fivush, John Wiley & Sons, 2013.


Rane Willerslev published the article: "Videnskabens grenseland: museet som eksperiment" (In English: "The Boundaries of Science: The Museum as an Experiment"). The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Oslo: Novus forlag: 320-326, 2013.


Annette Bohn gave the lecture on "Cultural and social influences on autobiographical memory" on 24 September at Aarhus Folkeuniversitet, Denmark.


Rane Willerslev went on a field trip to Uganda on 20 August – 15 September 2013 to study the Ik, an indigenous population of hunters and subsistence agriculturalists, living in the mountains of Karamoja in Uganda near the borders to Sudan and Kenya.


Cheryl Mattingly held the conference "The Anthropology and Philosophy of Moral Experience" on 19 - 20 September at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark.


Jesper Levinsen participated in the "Bose-Einstein Condensation" conference from 7-13 September, presenting a poster on "Attractive atom-dimer interaction in a mass-imbalanced Fermi-Fermi mixture" in Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain.


Lotte Philipsen visited the Ars Electronica Festival on 5 - 8 September to attend the symposium and see, hear, feel and taste cutting edge works of art in the field between art, science and technology in Linz, Austria.


Annette Bohn participated in the MindLab retreat "Bridging Biology and Culture" on 19-21 August 2013, at Sandbjerg Manor, Denmark.


Jesper Levinsen participated in the Aspen Center for Physics summer workshops "Optical Lattice Emulators and Beyond" and "Multi-Component Many-Body Systems", 18- 29 August, USA.


Jesper Levinsen gave a talk on the "Highly polarized limit of the quasi-2D Fermi gas" on 15 August at JILA, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.


Bent Jesper Christensen published the article "Portfolio Size as Function of the Premium: Modeling and Optimization" by Søren Asmussen, Bent Jesper Christensen and Michael Taksar in Stochastics: An International Journal of Probability and Stochastic Processes, vol. 85, no. 4, pp. 1-14, 2013.


Joe Soss received a research award from the Russell Sage Foundation. Read more about the award here.


Lotte Philipsen participated in the Venice Biennial on 31 July – 4 August to investigate contemporary works of art that make use of or refer to new technologies and new media, Italy.


Joe Soss attended the "20th Conference of Europeanists" on 25-27 June 2013 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Cheryl Mattingly gave the lecture "The Morally Troubled Life: Vulnerability and Virtues Ethics in an African American Community" at the opening of the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, 13 June, Denmark.


Jesper Fredenslund Levinsen participated in the conference "Condensed Matter in the City" on 10-12 June 2013, in London, the UK.


Morten Kyndrup co-organized and participated in the international conference "Gesture" and the annual meeting, The Nordic Society of Aesthetics on 30 May - 2 June 2013 in Oslo, Norway.


Rane Willerslev published the book chapters "The High-God of Animism" and "Hunting Animism: Human-Animal Transformations among the Siberian Yukaghirs", in: Harvey, G. (ed.) The Handbook of Contemporary Animism, Equinox Publishing Ltd, 2013.


Morten Kyndrup published the review "Hudløs ærlighed — eller anmassende selvudstilling" in: Litteraturmagasinet Standart, Vol. 27, Nr. 2, 06, Aarhus 2013.


Morten Kyndrup published the article "Art, Aesthetics — Divorce?" in the journal Site, Nr. 33, Stockholm 2013.