School of Culture and Society

Research and teaching on the interplay between culture and society in time and space

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2016.01.20 | Grant, Antropologi, Contemporary Ethnography

Huge grant to cross-disciplinary research in digressions

Aarhus University Research Foundation has awarded a huge grant to a cross-disciplinary research project that explores ‘digressions’ as a key aspect of the human imagination. The project will contribute with new insights about the human imagination by focusing on the importance of paradoxes in different domains of social life.

2015.11.16 | People

Five new MSO professors appointed at the School of Culture and Society

Five researchers at the School of Culture and Society have been awarded an MSO professorship with effect from 1 November. “MSO” stands for “with special responsibilities” in Danish.

2015.09.30 | Research

Our environment shapes our language

In a series of experiments recently published in Cognition, IMC researchers Peer Christensen, Riccardo Fusaroli and Kristian Tylén show that novel communication systems reflect a variety of environmental and interactional factors. These findings challenge long-established ideas that syntax is innate and strongly determined by cognitive biases.

Events

Thu 04 Feb
15:00-17:00 | Moesgaard Museum
Mild Apocalypse - feral landscapes in Denmark
Welcome to a research based exhibition at Moesgaard Museum
Wed 10 Feb
13:15-15:00 | Aarhus University, Foredragssalen (4206-139), Moesgaard
Four Ontological Turn-Ons
Academic hour by Professor Morten Axel Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
Fri 12 Feb
14:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Taasingegade 3, building 1441, aud. 1
PH.D. Defence: Silvia Giulia Pirola
Making sense of Europe: Compagni. Amici and the first elections to the European Parliament
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