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School of Culture and Society

A range of strong research and degree programmes, which in dialogue with each other and with society work to develop innovative ways to solve issues of topical or perennial interest.

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News

The bodies in the grave were placed neatly side by side and with gifts for their last journey. But all of the corpses bare marks on their skulls, that they were killed brutally. Now the mystery is solved. Reconstruction: Michał Podsiadło (polish artist).

2019.05.10 | Research, Arkæologi, Arts

Uncovering a 5000-year-old family tragedy

DNA-SCIENCE: An international team, lead by researchers from the universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus, has shed light on a mysterious 5000-year-old mass grave in Poland. Despite being killed brutally, the victims were buried carefully, flanked by gifts, in a mass grave. Ancient DNA has revealed the mass murder to be that of a large family. The…

Photo: Colourbox.com
Louise Fabian (Photo: AU Foto)
Derek Pardue (Photo: Foto & Medielab, Moesgård Museum)

2019.05.09 | Filosofi og Idéhistorie, Globale Studier, People

CAS researchers involved in two international projects on stigmatising urban policies and migrants’ nightlife in European cities

Two researchers at the School of Culture and Society have become partners in two different HERA projects, which are supported by grants from the EU and the national research councils in Europe.

2019.03.13 | Historie og Klassiske Studier, Knowledge exchange

New website reflecting the complexity of the Nordic

The new website nordics.info is produced by researchers responding to a recent demand for knowledge and critical analysis about the Nordic region.


Events

Tue 11 Jun
09:00-10:30 | Aarhus University, Nobelparken, Building 1461, room 516
Introduction to Tropy
Presented by Sean Takats (Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and George Mason University)
Wed 12 Jun
16:00-18:00 | Studenterhuset, Mødelokale 2
Yiddish Glory: Lost and Found Songs of Soviet Jews during World War II
Singer-songwriter Psoy Korolenko (Moscow - New York) and historian Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto)
Thu 13 Jun
09:00-09:00 | Aarhus University
Wings of Desire - The Limits and Potentialities of Imagination within the Philosophy of Religion
The conference “Wings of Desire” will disclose and investigate recent developments in the study of imagination and develop their potential contribution to contemporary philosophy of religion.