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2020.03.30 |

AIAS Director appointed member of the Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy, DFiR

AIAS Director Søren Rud Keiding is reappointed as a member of the Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy, a council under the Danish Ministry for Higher Education and Science.

2020.03.23 |

Novel tool developed to improve our understanding of genetic factors

AIAS Fellow Doug Speed, in collaboration with David Balding and John Holmes (University of Melbourne), has developed a new tool that improves our understanding of the genetic factors underlying complex traits. Details of the tool have been published this week in the journal Nature Genetics.

2020.02.26 |

Unravelling the Neurobiology of Interoceptive Inference

In a short review article in the Cell journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, AIAS Fellow Micah G. Allen discusses the function of the insular cortex, and how causal evidence for the nascent theory of interoceptive inference has now been identified.

2020.02.25 |

Hannah Arendt, Liberalism, and Freedom from Politics

Essay on Hannah Arendt by AIAS Fellow Kei Hiruta highlighted as one of 2019’s top downloaded chapters & articles in Philosophy by SpringerNature.

2020.02.20 |

Researchers start to understand blood vessels one cell at the time

A database on endothelial cells may enhance our understanding of the function of the close to 100,000 km of specialized blood vessels in the mammalian body. That is the perspective of a research project with contribution from AIAS Fellow Joanna Kalucka, just published in the scientific journal Cell.

2020.02.19 |

Fellow’s contribution to Alternative Globalization published by Indiana University Press

AIAS Fellow and historian Bogdan C. Iacob has contributed to the new book 'Alternative Globalization: Eastern Europe and the Postcolonial World', which explores socialist states’ interactions with newly independent peoples emerging from the collapse of Western empires.

2020.02.03 |

AIAS welcomes six new fellows

Today, 3 February 2020, it is commencement day at AIAS. Six new research fellows will begin their AIAS fellowship and collaboration with Aarhus University faculty members. The researchers are at AIAS on fellowships that will last from half a year up to three years.

2020.01.31 |

Space-time is dragged around

Astrophysicist and AIAS fellow Thomas Tauris contributes to our understanding of how dead stars impact gravitational forces. Hereby we are one step closer to understanding the forces of nature. The results have been published in the scientific journal 'Science'.

2020.01.27 |

Researchers will ’educate’ patients’ own immune system to track and kill cancer cells

AIAS Fellow Rasmus O. Bak is part of new national collaboration together with colleagues from Aarhus University Hospital. The project is funded by the Danish Ministry of Health and is a nation-wide effort to develop future cancer treatment.

2020.01.23 |

Special journal issue on Imaginative Geographies of Home

New concepts of home are explored in the special journal issue ‘Imaginative Geographies of Home: Ambivalent Mobility in Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture’ edited by AIAS Former Fellow Dorothee Birke (University of Innsbruck) and collaborator Stella Butter (University of Koblenz-Landau), a result of their 2017 AIAS symposium.

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Events

Mon 20 Apr
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
CANCELLED: AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Sandra Eckert
Power, Business, Regulation. Analysing the Single European Market
Thu 30 Apr
09:00-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Hosted event: PhD Education at Aarhus University – Independence and Academic Growth
Mon 04 May
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
CANCELLED: AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Jens Leipziger
Cystic Fibrosis - and hidden jewels in the urine
Mon 18 May
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
CANCELLED: AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Ton Otto
Navigating the present: An anthropological study of human agency and temporality
Mon 08 Jun
14:15-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Christian Bendixen
Epigenetics of ALS: Epigenetic signatures of Amyloid Lateral Sclerosis

Conferences

Tue 31 Mar
09:00-14:00 | AIAS Auditorium
POSTPONED: Hosted Symposium
For the time being – temporality, ethics, aging: Conversations between anthropology, art and philosophy
Thu 30 Apr
09:00-15:15 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Hosted event: PhD Education at Aarhus University – Independence and Academic Growth
Mon 11 May
09:00-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
POSTPONED: AIAS Conference
Nordic Neutron Stars
Tue 26 May
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Building 1630-1632
Hosted conference: Heatstore 2020
Organised by GEUS/ Geoscience, Aaarhus University
Thu 11 Jun
10:00-18:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Room 201
Hosted conference: Posthumanism 20/20
Thu 13 Aug
08:00-16:00 | Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Buildings 1630-1632
Hosted event: MBG Young Investigator Symposium