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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.

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

Wed 19 Apr
16:45-19:30 | TBA
Slow Seminar no. 31
TBA
Wed 26 Apr
10:00-18:00 | Moesgård Conference room, 4240, 301
Decolonial Thought and Environmentalism in Latin America and Africa
AURA PhD Course with Heather Swanson and Lesley Green
Thu 08 Jun
10:00-17:00 | Koncertkirken, Blågårds Plads 6 A, 2200 Kbh N
A Non-secular Anthropocene: Spirits, Specters and Other Nonhumans in a Time of Environmental Change
Set in Koncertkirken, a Protestant-church-turned-concert-venue at the heart of Copenhagen, the conference explores the potential of nonsecular theory and analysis of the Anthropocene

News

28.03.2017 | Media coverage

AURA post.doc i Radio 24syv

Nathalia Brichet fortæller om sin nye udstilling "Vestindien Revisited" og sit feltarbejde i landet (30 minutter inde i programmet).

27.03.2017 | Ceremony / Opening

"Vestindien revisited. I Kølvandet på kuldampere og cruiseturister".

Exhiting exhibition at M/S Maritime Museum of Denmark curated by AURA post.doc Nathalia Brichet.

23.03.2017 | Grants, Media coverage

Big Velux foundation grant to AURA team member

Professor Jens-Christian Svenning has received 40 mio. DKK to do research on Biodiversity Dynamics in a changing World.