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Anthropocene Workshop: Donna Haraway & Scott Gilbert discussions

AURA invites to workshop as a followup on The Haraway/Gilbert Lecture October 30.

Info about event


Friday 31 October 2014,  at 10:00 - 17:00


Auditorium 1, Building 1671, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 2, 8000 Aarhus C





Program for the day


10.00-10.15  ANNA TSING: Introduction


10.15-10.40  ANDREAS HEJNOL, Sars International Center for Marine Molecular Biology, University of Bergen: "Unravelling the Evolutionary Kinships of Animal Diversity".


10.45-11.10  NILS BUBANDT, Anthropology, Aarhus University: "Spirits of the Anthropocene: Thinking through Stones in a Time of Geology".


11.15-11.40  MICHAEL THOMAS-POULSEN, Ecology and Evolution, University of Copenhagen: "How Ancient Insect-Fungus-Bacteria Symbiosis Made Fungus-growing Termites Dominant Decomposers in the Old World".


11.45-12.30 DONNA HARAWAY & SCOTT GILBERT: Comments and Discussion.


12.30-13.30 Lunch


13.30-13.55 PETER FUNCH, Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution, Aarhus University: "Symbiotic Cycliophora: Bizarre Organisms on a Lobster’s Mouth".


14.00-14.25 ANNEMARIE MOL, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam: "How Humans Relate to Other Species: Notes on Knowing Eating".


14.30-14.40 Break


14.40-16.00 DONNA HARAWAY & SCOTT GILBERT: Comments and Discussion


16.00-17.00 Coffee and Cake



If you wish to participate in the workshop, please sign up using the registration link in the top.