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2019.06.18 | Arkæologi

Professor Helle Vandkilde appointed honorary doctor

Helle Vandkilde was in May appointed honorary doctor at Lund University for her important and lasting contributions to European archaeological research.

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…

Black painted handprints decorate a boarded up colonial building in Christiansted, St Croix (Photo: Laura McAtackney).
The derelict Faengslet (or Richmond Penitentiary) is situated in the Richmond district of Christiansted, St Croix. It was the first prison built in the Danish West Indies (1834) and was the state penitentiary for the islands until the 1960s. It is still officially designated as 'Faengslet' on the St Croix maps (photo: Laura McAtackney)

2019.05.09 | Arkæologi

The Legacy of Caribbean Colonialism

Laura McAtackney has received a grant of DKK 5.7 million from the Independent Research Fund Denmark to study the experience, legacy and memory of Danish colonialism in the Caribbean.

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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.

2019.03.15 | Historie og Klassiske Studier

Niels Wium Olesen indstillet til Læsernes bogpris 2019

2019.03.13 | Historie og Klassiske Studier

Byron Rom-Jensen modtager Re­NEW Early Ca­reer Pa­per-prisen

Byron Zachary Rom-Jensen, postdoc på projektet "The Nordic Model in the Global Circulation of Ideas, 1970-2020" her på stedet, har modtaget Re­NEW Early Ca­reer Pa­per-prisen for sit paper "Translating Nordic Equality - Swedish Gender Equality Policy in the President’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1961-1963". Mere…

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.

Annette Skovsted Hansen

2019.03.21 | Grant

The efficient port

Annette Skovsted Hansen is heading a new research project that aims to map and improve capacity development efforts in the maritime sector in Ghana. The project has received a grant of almost DKK 5 million from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

2019.03.08 | Historie og Klassiske Studier, Arts, Awards

Dobbeltværket De danske ministerier, Anker Jørgensens tid 1972-1982 og Poul Schlüters tid 1982-1993 er nomineret til årets historiske bog 2018

Historikerne Thorsten Borring Olesen og Niels Wium Olesens dobbelte værk De danske ministerier, Anker Jørgensens tid 1972-1982 og Poul Schlüters tid 1982-1993, er nomineret til endnu en pris, prisen Årets Historiske Bog 2018. Der kan stemmes på de nominerede bøger indtil 15. marts via dette link…

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch (Photo: Michael Johansen, Foto & Medielab, Moesgård Museum).

2019.03.07 | Arkæologi

Exploring Sardinia's unique development

Assistant Professor Thomas Birch is part of an international project that has received funding from The Arts and Humanities Research Council to study medieval Sardinia.

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