NIELS BOHR PROFESSORSHIP & PROJECT
Discovering the Potential of Unintentional Design on Anthropogenic Landscapes

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The Anthropocene is a new geologic epoch, defined by unprecedented human disturbance of the earth’s ecosystems.

Applying insights and methods from anthropology, biology and philosophy Aarhus University Research on The Anthropocene (AURA) aims to open up a novel and truly trans-disciplinary field of research into the Anthropocene which is needed to understand the kinds of lives that are made and the futures that are possible in the ruined, re-wilded, and unintended landscapes of the Anthropocene.

Visitors Spring 2017

Guest Professors  


Visiting PhD students

    • Michael Vine, Cambridge University.
    • Zahirah Suhaimi, University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Joseph Klein, University of California, Santa Cruz
    • John Moran, Stanford University 
    • Jessica Madison, University of California, Santa Cruz

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Events

Mon 23 Oct
15:00-17:00 | TBA
Slow seminar no. 36
Mon 20 Nov
15:00-17:00 | TBA
Slow seminar no. 37

News

2017.09.19 | Workshop

Patchy Anthropocene: Frenzies and Afterlives of Violent Simplifications

Anna Tsing, Nils Bubandt, and Andrew Mathews are organizing a symposium in Sintra, Portugal, 8-14 September 2017, bringing together 20 scholars from a range of disciplinary backgrounds to explore the Anthropocene from a multidisciplinary perspective.

2017.09.15 | Media coverage

Great review of Moving Plants

Weekendavisen gave a very good review of PhD student Line Marie Thorsen's exhibition "Moving Plants".

2017.09.14 | Media coverage

Art in nature

AURA, AURA affiliated PhD student Line Marie Thorsen and researcher-in-charge Professor Nils Bubandt were all mentioned in an essay in the Danish newspaper Politiken that had a focus on art in nature