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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

Fri 13 Dec
14:00-15:30 | Aarhus University, CAVI, Aabogade 34D, bldg. 5345, 8200 Aarhus N
Presentation: Anatomies of Intelligence
From data corpus to models of machine learning algorithms, this lecture performance is an invitation to reflect upton fixed representational structures and opaque learning processes — and collectively explore different forms of bringing-into-relation of such codes.
Sat 14 Dec
09:30-14:00 | Aarhus University, Helsingforsgade 15, building 5342, room 333, 8200 Aarhus N
Workshop: Anatomies of Intelligence
Following a lecture-performance the previous day, Joana Chicau and Jonathan Reus will share their approach in a public workshop where we will actively explore terminologies and techniques for an “anatomical” critique of computational learning, classifying and prediction processes
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"

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