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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.