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2016.02.10 | Research

Religion may help societies to expand

An international team of researchers including Dimitris Xygalatas, who is an associate professor at the Interacting Minds Centre at Aarhus University, have studied the way in which religious beliefs influence cooperation and the formation of societies. They found that people’s view of their gods has a direct impact on the way they behave towards…

Untitled (“Drogba"). Boh Dida. Nouakchott 2011 (Photo: Christian Vium). 
Contact Sheet # 4 (Appropriated archive material from AMI, Nouakchott. Mauritania). 
Christian Vium

2016.02.10 | Antropologi, Awards, Contemporary Ethnography

Anthropologist Receives International Photo Award

Postdoctoral research fellow Christian Vium receives the photo award “Prix HSBC 2016” in Paris, France for his long-term work on urbanization in Mauritania.

2016.02.08 | Arkæologi

Introduction of Hanna Dahlström

New UrbNet PhD student

2016.02.06 | Teologi

New PhD fellow at the Department of Theology

Sigurvin Lárus Jónsson is a new PhD fellow at the Department of Theology with a project entitled “James in Light of Mimesis and Intertextuality”

2016.02.05 | Arkæologi

Introduction of Kirstine Haase

New UrbNet PhD student

2016.02.05 | Arkæologi

Introduction of Kristine Thomsen

New UrbNet PhD student

2016.02.03 | Antropologi, Contemporary Ethnography

New grant received for the research project: Returning Happiness to the People

Assistant Professor Daena Funahashi has received an AUFF Starting Grant to study health and politics in military-ruled Thailand.

2016.02.03 | Historie og Klassiske Studier, Debate

Årets historiske bog 2015

Stem på en kandidat til prisen for Årets historiske bog 2015 5-bindsværket om Dansk Skolehistorie fra AU er en af fem nominerede titler

2016.01.22 | Antropologi, Contemporary Ethnography

New grant received for the research project RISEZAsia

Associate Professor Michael Eilenberg has received an AUFF Starting Grant to study development projects in the border zones of Asia.

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.

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