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2021.05.25 | Arts

Isabelle Torrance first recipient of the Victor Albeck Award 2021

Professor Isabelle Torrance from Aarhus University is awarded the Victor Albeck Award for her excellent contribution to developing the field of ‘Classical Reception Studies’.

2020.09.10 | Afd. for Digital Design og Informationsvidenskab

Students’ work selected to exhibit at Ars Electronica 2020

Commenting on the power and control of technology the artwork uses the framework of the game 4-Card Monte to explore how we as users are led to believe that we are in control only to find out the game is rigged… The work has been selected for showcase at Ars Electronica Festival.

Mistrust of scientific expertise is spread via the internet and particularly via social media We can now see this with COVID19, where other forms of ‘advice’ are being propagated alongside science-based advice, which leads to the spread of misinformation. A new research group at Aarhus University will investigate how mistrust in scientific expertise arises and spreads online.

2020.04.14 | Research, Health and disease, Arts

New research group to investigate mistrust of scientific expertise online

Mistrust of scientific expertise can have far-reaching consequences for public health. We have recently seen an anti-vaccine movement that has resulted in a measles outbreak and girls who refused to have the HPV vaccine. Now we are confronted with COVID19, where scientific expertise once again needs to stand its ground. A new research network will…

Events

Wed 11 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
NACS-XIII 2021: ‘From far and wide’: Cultures, memories and identities in Canada
Thu 12 Aug
13:00-16:30 | Aarhus University, room tbc
Impact – What it is and how to think about it in your research? A workshop with David Budtz Pedersen
CT’s summer seminar focuses on the societal impact of research: What is it, and how can we think about, describe and document the impact of our research?
Mon 16 Aug
15:00-16:30 | Online
The Museum as Classroom: Albert C. Barnes, Collector-Curator-Educator
Online seminar
Tue 31 Aug
14:00-15:30 | Online
A Conflict of Identities: The Wallace Collection Across Time
Online seminar
Wed 15 Sep
17:00-17:00 | Online
THE GARDEN AND THE DUMP: ACROSS MORE-THAN-HUMAN ENTANGLEMENTS
Join the two-day online conference on the multitude of ways of seeing, thinking, and living ecology through visual art, cinema, magic and philosophy. The programme proposes to engage with a deep theoretical garden of ideas and experiences of ecology with a focus on cycles of decay and efflorescence in garbage and in plants, and on their particular ontologies and ways of inhabitation of the planet.