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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.

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Nils Ole Bubandt
Professor with Special Responsiblities

Phone: +45 8716 2116
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Anna Tsing
Professor

Phone: +45 8716 2889
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Events

Tue 07 Apr
17:00-20:00 | Jens Christian Schous vej 3, 8000 Aarhus C, building 1451, room 515.
Slow seminar no. 16 with Andrew Mathews
Niche-construction among humans and nonhumans.
Thu 09 Apr
17:00-19:00 | Aarhus University, Stakladen
The Futures Lecture Series with James C. Scott
"The Domestication of Fire, Animals, Grains and.......Us". Presentation by distinguished Yale Professor James C. Scott. Panel debate with AURA team members Nils Bubandt, Jens-Christian Svenning and Heather Swanson.

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Funding

AURA is funded by the Danish National Research Foundation for a five-year period until 2018. The project started September 1, 2013.

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