Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of AIAS
With the opening of AIAS on 13 June 2013, we can now celebrate 10 years with excellent research, interdisciplinary exchanges and international collaboration. You are cordially invited to join us celebrate 10 years of interdisciplinary research and diversity at AIAS.
We welcome all fellows, former fellows, associates, AU faculty and collaborators and friends of the house. True to the renown AIAS Joint Research Presentation format, all talks will be 6-minute talks in all sessions!
Please sign up to participate in the academic and social programme of this day and evening of enjoyment. Online attendance is also possible - a link will be available from this page.
We are looking forward to see you at AIAS on 13 June!
PROGRAMME AT A GLANCE
- 14.00-14.30: Celebratory Session
- 14.30-15.30: 10 Years with Multiple Disciplines - 10 6-minute science talks
- 15.30-16.15: Birthday Cake & Coffee
- 16.15-17.15: Looking to the Future – New Challenges, New Directions: panel
- 17.30-18:30: Refreshments & Music
- 18.30-22.00: Evening Celebration - AIAS Summer Gathering
PROGRAMME IN DETAIL
14.00-14.30: Celebratory Session
- Welcome: Jørgen Frøkiær, Chair of the AIAS Board of Directors
- The founding of AIAS: Morten Kyndrup, Founding Director of AIAS, Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Aesthetics and Culture, Aarhus University
- AIAS and Aarhus University: Brian Bech Nielsen, Rector of Aarhus University
- The importance of an IAS: Nadia Al-Bagdadi, AIAS Advisory Board member & Professor, Department of History, Central European University, Vienna, Austria
- Life and Formats at AIAS: Sandra Eckert, AIAS Former Fellow & Professor, Social and Political Sciences, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
14.30-15.30: 10 Years with Multiple Disciplines
10 short 6-minute scientific speed lectures by ten AIAS fellows - one from each commencement year, from 2013 to 2022:
- 2013: Cheryl Mattingly, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, US
- 2014: Toke T. Høye, Department of Ecoscience & Arctic Research Centre, Aarhus University
- 2015: Btihaj Ajana, Digital Culture, King’s College London, UK
- 2016: Magnus Kjærgaard, DANDRITE & Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
- 2017: Doug Speed, Center for Quantitative Genetics and Genomics, Aarhus University
- 2018: Michael Bang Petersen, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
- 2019: Micah Allen, Department of Clinical Medicine, CFIN, Aarhus University
- 2020: Iza Romanowska, AIAS & School of Culture and Society, UrbNet, Aarhus University
- 2021: Corina-Gabriela Ciobotaru, AIAS & Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University
- 2022: Barbara Berger, AIAS & Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN), Aarhus University
15.30-16.15: Birthday Cake & Coffee in the Hall
16.15-17.15: Looking to the Future – New Challenges, New Directions?
- A cross-discliplinary future? Missions and/ or Curiosity-driven Advanced Studies
Wilhelm Krull, Founding Director of the New Institute and CEO of The New Institute Foundation, Hamburg
- International collaboration – future perspectives
Christina Garsten, Principal at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) and Pofessor of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University, Sweden
- Synergies with a 'mother' university
Poul Nissen, Professor and director of Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience (DANDRITE), Aarhus University
- The ideal future IAS?
Bjørn Panyella Pedersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, & Helen Van Norden, AIAS Former Fellow, Girton College & Faulty of Classics, University of Cambridge, UK
Panel discussion - Interdisciplinary challenges and benefits: Wilhelm Krull, Christina Garsten, Poul Nissen, Bjørn Panyella Pedersen and Helen Van Norden
Session moderator: Isabelle Torrance, AIAS Former Fellow, Department of English, Aarhus University
17.30-18.30: Refreshments & Music
18.30-22.00: Evening Celebration - AIAS Summer Gathering
Finger food and socializing in the company of former and current colleagues and friends of AIAS.