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2021.06.16 |

Book on Art and Gentrification in the Changing Neoliberal Landscape

A new book edited by AIAS Fellow Tijen Tunali investigates art’s relationship to gentrification from a multiplicity of perspectives, and discusses how the aesthetic reconfiguration of the neoliberal city does not only allow uneven and exclusionary urban redevelopment strategies, but also facilitates the growth of anti-gentrification resistance.

2021.06.14 |

New strategies to improve immunotherapy for cancer patients

AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka has received funding from The Danish Cancer Society (Kræftens Bekæmpelse) to develop a new strategy to target the metabolism of blood vessels to improve anti-tumor immune responses to enhance current treatments for cancer patients.

2021.05.25 |

AIAS Former Fellow Isabelle Torrance first recipient of the Victor Albeck Award 2021

Professor Isabelle Torrance is awarded the Victor Albeck Award for her excellent contribution to developing the field of ‘Classical Reception Studies’. Torrance was an AIAS Fellow from 2016-2019, after which she became a full professor of Classical Reception in English at Aarhus University.

2021.05.07 |

Art and science dialogue between artist Bjørn Nørgaard and AIAS Fellows

A new sculpture by Danish artist Bjørn Nørgaard is donated to Aarhus University and AIAS by the New Carlsberg Foundation. On 10 May when the sculpture is officially unveiled, AIAS Fellows will meet with the artist for a dialogue on art, science and justice.

2021.04.26 |

ERC Advanced Grant to Former Fellow Georgina Born

AIAS Former Fellow Georgina Born has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to study Music and Artificial Intelligence – a project that took shape during Georgina Born’s fellowship at AIAS and at her workshop of the same name.

2021.04.23 |

AIAS Director Søren Keiding appointed NetIAS President

From this summer, AIAS director Søren Keiding will take over the presidency of the Network of European Institutes for Advanced Study after Nadia Al-Bagdadi from Central European University IAS.

2021.03.26 |

Harbour seals in the North Sea eat on the go

Miniature tags designed by AIAS Fellow Mark Johnson show seals feed continuously in long offshore trips a new study in Nature Scientific Reports reveals.

2021.03.26 |

New Deputy Director at AIAS

After more than two years in the position, Nikolaj Thomas Zinner is ending his appointment as deputy director at AIAS. He is returning to the Department of Physics and Astronomy to pursue his research full-time again.

2021.03.22 |

23 new AIAS Associates from Aarhus University appointed

With the launch of a new AIAS Associate Fellowship programme for Aarhus University researchers, AIAS can now welcome 23 Associates from 1 April 2021 for a 3-year period.

2021.03.09 |

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship to Lucia Angelino

AIAS Fellow Lucia Angelino is awarded an MSCA Individual Fellowship by the EU for her project aiming to rethink anew the nature and foundations of a “we-perspective”, in the light of the pandemic crisis we are living through.

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Events

Mon 02 May
14:15-15:30 | The AIAS Auditorium
AIAS Seminar: Dario Maestripieri, University of Chicago, USA
Literature’s contribution to scientific knowledge: How some European novelists developed a new Darwinian view of human nature.

Conferences

Thu 02 Sep
09:30-17:30 | Hybrid format: The AIAS Auditorium and online
AIAS Conference
Popular Receptions of Classical Antiquity
Wed 13 Oct
08:00-16:00 | AIAS Auditorium
POSTPONED TO SPRING 2022: Hosted Symposium
For the time being – temporality, ethics, aging: Conversations between anthropology, art and philosophy