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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 18 Aug
09:00-17:00 | Aarhus University, Denmark
Robophilosophy 2020 - Culturally Sustainable Social Robotics
Once we place so-called ‘social robots’ into the social practices of our everyday lives and lifeworlds, we create complex, and possibly irreversible, interventions in the physical and semantic spaces of human culture and sociality. The long-term socio-cultural consequences of these interventions is currently impossible to gauge. While the use of ‘social’ robots in service functions, i.e. within the care-, education-, and entertainment sector, promises great economic gain, it also potentially infringes upon ethical, epistemic, existential, and other socio-cultural core values.
Tue 22 Sep
14:15-16:00 | 1252-204, Eduard Biermann, Søauditorierne
Shifting Dynamics of Contention in the Digital Age: Mobile communication and politics in China
Lecture by: LIU Jun, Ass. Professor, Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen
Thu 19 Aug
10:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
XIII Nordic Women's and Gender History Conference
With this XIII Nordic Women’s and Gender History Conference, we want to use the anniversaries of the last couple of years in the Nordic countries as an opportunity to highlight and discuss questions about gender, power and disempowerment in all fields of society in a historical perspective.