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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…

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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 25 Jun
10:00-19:00 | Moesgård Museum
Vi, dyrene // We the animals
New student exhibition at Moesgaard Museum
Thu 22 Aug
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Meeting room 2, Konferencecenteret, Frederik Nielsen Vej 4, Building 1421, 8000 Aarhus C.
PhD defence: Jacob Jensen
Visions of Politics as Economics
Fri 23 Aug
11:00-13:00 | Aarhus University, Nobelparken, Building 1461, room 516
Præforsvar: Simon Rasten
The Best-kept town in India. Planning, representation and governance in Danish Colonial Serampore, 1755-1845