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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

Thu 14 Nov
13:00-16:30 | Aarhus Universitet, Moesgaard, Building 4206, Lecture Hall
Cloth Seals as Source Material in Archaeology and History
Joint MCH and Forskningsenhed for Europæisk Middelalder (FEM) seminar with Riina Ramow, Tartu University, Georg Haggen, Helsinki University and Angela Huang, Copenhagen University
Wed 20 Nov
16:00-17:00 | Aarhus University - Building 1461 - room 516
Canons, Chapters and Culture until c. 1225
Anna Minara Ciardi (Veritas Förlag)
Thu 21 Nov
15:00-17:00 | Nobelparken (Jens Chr- Schous Vej 3), Building 1451, Room 515.
Slow Seminar: Reading More-Than-Human Worlds.
For this seminar, we will read Cesar Giraldo Herrera’s book Microbes and other Shamanic Beings (Palgrave 2018).