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WRO 2019 Awards

2019.05.20 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

Artist-Researcher Winnie Soon receives WRO 2019 Biennale Award Winnie is now exhibiting two artworks at Four Domes Pavilion in WRO Media Art Biennale, one of the leading forums for new media art in Poland and Central Europe. Her work “Unerasable Images” receives the WRO 2019 Award.

ERC funding for studying classical influences on Irish culture

2018.11.29 | Grant

Isabelle Torrance has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for studying the role of classical influences in shaping Irish culture. The project will be affiliated with The Centre for Irish Studies in Aarhus.

Researcher at the School of Communication and Culture receives prestigious Horizon 2020 grants

2018.11.27 | Grant

What will the internet of the future look like in an increasingly digital everyday life? What impact does fake news have on democracy? Research Director Anja Bechmann has received two Horizon 2020 grants which can contribute to addressing some of the digital societal challenges facing Europe.

From the left: Teacher and former EU interpreter Kirsten Feldthaus, Professor Helle Vrønning Dam, teacher and former EU interpreter Torben Bagge Hansen, Sif Antonia Munck Pedersen, Mikkel Jeppesen, Jannick Roger Markussen, Mette Reinhardt Jakobsen, Rasmus Troels Steenberg. At the front: Anne Ditte Junge and the dog Ibelle. On Skype: Elizabeth Nicola May from Luxembourg.
 Teacher and former EU interpreter Kirsten Feldthaus welcomes the new students on the professional Master's degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University
“You are a small select group, and you are also pioneers of national a strategy”. Those were the words of Professor Helle Vrønning Dam in her welcome speech addressed to the new students on the professional Master’s degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University.

New interpreters to secure the international future of Danish

2018.10.24 | Ceremony / opening

The first group of students have just started on the new professional Master’s degree programme in conference interpreting at Aarhus University. They are to secure the future of the Danish language in the EU and in other international contexts.

In addition to her new seat on the Jyllands-Posten Foundation board, Anja Bechmann is research director of DATALAB – Center for Digital Social Research, associate professor in media studies and a Jens Christian Skou Fellow at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies at Aarhus University.

IT expert with humanities background elected to Jyllands-Posten Foundation board

2018.05.28 | Arts

Anja Bechmann, associate professor in media studies, has been elected to the Jyllands-Posten Foundation board. She presents her view on why Denmark’s largest media company needs her profile, and why board work is important.

Events

Tue 13 Aug
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, The Large Auditorium, INCUBA Science Park, Katrinebjerg, Building 5510, Room 103, Aabogade 15, 8200 Aarhus.
PhD Defence Stig Møller Hansen - Master of IT, Interaction Design and Multimedia
public class Graphic_Design implements Code { // Yes, but how? } An investigation towards bespoke Creative Coding programming courses in graphic design education.
Tue 03 Sep
09:30-10:30 | Aarhus University, Conference Centre, Building 1421, room M 1, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C
Invitation to potential PhD students of the programme Art, Literature and Cultural Studies, Graduate School, Faculty of Arts
Information meeting on how to write an application for a PhD project and what it is like to be a PhD student at Graduate School, Faculty of Arts
Fri 13 Sep
13:00-17:00 | Preben Hornung Stuen, Aarhus University
Museums as conflict zones or contact zones*
- a seminar on the role of art museums in de-colonial times
Thu 07 Nov
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
Sick girls in European visual art, literature, medical science and popular culture in the 19th century
This transdisciplinary international conference seeks to explore how illness in the shape of the images of the sick girls in the 19th century was addressed in visual art, literature, science, and popular culture.
Wed 13 Nov
08:00-16:00 | Richard Mortensen-Stuen, Frederik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C
Passing On: Property, Family and Death in Narratives of Inheritance
Conference organized by the research project Unearned Wealth: A Literary History of Inheritance, 1600-2015
Tue 18 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
The Nordic Romanist Conference August 2020 (ROM20)