Department of the Study of Religion
News list

2017.03.16 | Knowledge exchange, Religionsvidenskab

Peaceful co-existence between religions: how can this be achieved?

The experiences gained in both Indonesia and Denmark with regard to tolerance and co-existence between various religious and ethnic groups are to be discussed at a public round-table debate at Aarhus University on Monday 20 March.

Associate professor Jesper Sørensen.

2017.01.24 | Religionsvidenskab

New research programme director at the Department of the Study of Religion

Jesper Sørensen is new research programme director from 1 January 2017

2016.11.28 | People, Religionsvidenskab

Professor at the Department of the Study of Religion is awarded the Order of the Dannebrog

Professor, dr.theol., Hans Jørgen Lundager Jensen has been awarded the cross of the order of chivalry and appointed knight of the Order of Dannebrog

2016.11.28 | Religionsvidenskab

Armin Geertz receives AIAS fellowship

Armin Geertz will commence his fellowship on 1 February 2017

2015.11.17 | Religionsvidenskab

Lene Kühle new MSO professor at the School of Culture and Society

Lene Kühle has been awarded an MSO professorship with effect from 1 November. “MSO” stands for “with special responsibilities” in Danish.

2015.08.25 | Research, Religionsvidenskab

CAS Keynote speaker at world congress

Senior lecturer Jeppe Sinding Jensen from the Study of Religion is keynote speaker at the quinquennial world congress in the History of Religions in Erfurt - as first Danish scholar

2015.03.28 | Religionsvidenskab, Historie og Klassiske Studier

Successful Student Symposium on the Viking and Middle Ages

The Eighth Annual Student Symposium drew more than 100 participants from all over the world, including 24 speakers from 11 different European universities. This year’s Symposium was expanded to a two-day event, and featured many interesting papers and discussions.

2014.10.08 | Talent development, Interdisciplinær religionsforskning, Religionsvidenskab

AU sets up joint PhD degree programme with Queen’s University in Belfast

A new agreement between the graduate school at the Faculty of Arts and The Queen’s University of Belfast gives students the chance to take a joint PhD degree in the Cognitive Science of Religion from both universities.

2014.03.06 | Research, Religionsvidenskab

New Study sheds light on how social understanding is performd by the brain

A new study from the Interacting Minds Centre settles an important question about how social understanding is performed in the brain. The findings may help us to attain a better understanding of why people with autism and schizophrenia have difficulties with social interaction.

2014.01.08 | Talent development, Interdisciplinær religionsforskning, Religionsvidenskab

Joint PhD degree in the cognitive science of religion

Breaking news: Joint PhD degree in the cognitive science of religion between Aarhus and Belfast

Showing results 1 to 10 of 11

1 2 Next