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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 17 Dec
12:30-14:00 | Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 14 (building 5347), room 120.
Speculations: Social Science, Climate Change, Science Fictions
Casper Bruun Jensen
Wed 18 Dec
12:30-15:30 | Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 14 (building 5347), room 120
The University of the Anthropocene
Fri 20 Dec
10:00-13:00 | Aarhus University, The Small Auditorium, INCUBA Science Park, Building 5510, Room 104, Aabogade 15, 8200 Aarhus N
PhD Defence Signe Mørk Madsen
Retail Spaces - retail design in the digital era
Tue 14 Jan
12:00-13:00 | Helsingforsgade 14, Building 5347, Room 120
Brown Bag Seminar w/ Lea Laura Michelsen
Lea Laura Michelsen will discuss her PhD project on "the art of disappearing: masks and biopolitical resistance in an age of digital biometrics"
Tue 25 Feb
00:00-00:00 | Preben Hornung-stuen, Studenternes Hus, 8000 Aarhus C
Responsible AI - seminar with Virginia Dignum, Umeå University
25-26 February 2020. Talk followed by roundtable seminar by Virginia Dignum, Professor at the Department of Computer Science at Umeå University, Sweden, and Scientific Director of WASP-HS, a multidisciplinary research program exploring the relation between artificial intelligence systems, humans, and society.
Tue 18 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
The Nordic Romanist Conference August 2020 (ROM20)