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Online talk on new postdoctoral research project about nationalist memory politics

2020.09.18Presentation of a new postdoctoral research project Gloria Victis: Monuments to Lost Causes from the 19th Century to Today by Nicholas Parkinson on 24 September from 13.00-16.00

Conference on decolonizing museum cultures and collections

2020.08.28On October 22-23, 2020, ECHOES organizes an international conference for heritage scholars and practitioners titled Decolonizing Museum Cultures and Collections: Mapping Theory and Practice in East-Central Europe at the University of Warsaw

Research Project ECHOES Launches Key Interventions Website

2020.08.06Horizon 2020 research project ECHOES launches website to give space to key interventions in the ongoing, global discussions about racism, colonial heritage and memory

Funding opportunities within Uses of the Past

2020.06.25The Faculty research program Uses of the Past encourages members of the program to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation and develop new projects on uses of the past with partners from other national and international institutions.

New PhD project on Palestinian memory

2020.05.28Asmaa Hassaneen has recently started her PhD research on Palestinian memory among members of the Palestinian community in Aarhus. Her project focuses on the relation between the saga genre and memory studies, and how both affect the construction and transmission of Palestinian memory.

Funding opportunities within Uses of the Past 2020

2020.05.11The Faculty research program Uses of the Past encourages members of the program to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation and develop new projects on uses of the past with partners from other national and international institutions.

Funding opportunities within Uses of the Past 2020

2019.12.16The Faculty research program Uses of the Past encourages members of the program to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation and develop new projects on uses of the past with partners from other national and international institutions.

Extended funding opportunities within Uses of the Past, Fall 2019

2019.11.04The faculty research program Uses of the Past has extended and expanded the internal funding opportunities this semester. These include 1) supporting funds for planned events and 2) conference grants for selected prestigious conferences.

Funding opportunities within Uses of the Past 2019

2019.07.01The Faculty research program Uses of the Past encourages members of the program to engage in interdisciplinary cooperation and develop new projects on uses of the past with partners from other national and international institutions.

The Invention of Marxism. How an idea conquered the world. Guest lecture by Christina Morina

2019.03.18Wednesday 10 April 2019, time: 16.15-18.00, Building 1441, room 112.

Upcoming events

Wed 07 Oct
15:00-16:30 | Building 1422, Preben Hornung Stue and via Zoom
Unequal Immunities; The Partial Narrativization of the First Large Vaccination Campaign
Seminar with Juan Carlos González Espitia, Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The event will take place in building 1422, room Preben Hornung Stue, while it will also be possible to attend via Zoom. Both options require registration in advance.
Wed 21 Oct
14:00-16:00 | Building 1421, meeting room 2 and via Zoom
Seminar Digital Archives and the Shapes of Memory
Presentation by Helle Strandgaard Jensen, co-director of the Center for Digital History Aarhus (CEDHAR) on digital archives and memory. The event will take place in building 1421, meeting room 2, while it will also be possible to attend via Zoom. Both options require registration in advance.
Wed 02 Dec
14:00-16:00 | Zoom
The Brutish Museums: the Benin. Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution
As part of a virtual book tour for his new book The Brutish Museums, Dan Hicks from the University of Oxford will be giving a presentation introducing the book, followed by a panel discussion and questions from the audience.

Past events

Wed 18 Mar
13:15-15:00 |
Meeting Memory and Migration Research Unit (POSTPONED)
This meeting has been postponed due to Aarhus University guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. A new date will be suggested at a later point in time.
Wed 04 Mar
14:00-16:00 | Nobelparken, Aarhus University, Building 1481, Room 264
Invitation: Guest Lecture - Velvet Retro: Popular Culture and the Czech Memory of Communism after 1989 with Veronika Pehe
Veronika Pehe - Velvet Retro: Popular Culture and the Czech Memory of Communism after 1989
Thu 21 Nov
19:30-21:00 |
Invitation (Danish): Dekoloniale Ekkoer – E-bogs-antologi launch og debat
Tid: torsdag den 21. november kl 19.30-21 Sted: Studenternes hus, mødelokale 2. Fredrik Nielsens Vej 2-4, 8000 Aarhus C

People

  

Contact

Jacco Visser, coordinator
Jan Ifversen, research program director

Directors

Jan Ifversen, research program director
Hans Lauge Hansen, vice research program director
Wulf Kansteiner, chair

Laura McAtackney, member of steering committee
Karen-Margrethe Simonsen
, member of steering committee
Vinnie Nørskov, member of steering committee
Jacco Visser, coordinator

School of Culture and Society

Casper Andersen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History of Ideas, subject
Martin Friis Andersen, Study Planner, Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre - Study Planning
Rainer Atzbach, Associate professor, head of department, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Katrine Mandrup Bach, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Anthropology
Eve-Marie Becker, Professor, School of Culture and Society - Biblical Studies, subject
Peter Bugge, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Russian and Balkan Studies, subject
Mads Daugbjerg, Associate professor, head of department, School of Culture and Society - Department of Anthropology
Thomas Brandt Fibiger, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Arab and Islamic Studies, subject
Christina Fiig, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - European Studies
Lærke Maria Andersen Funder, Research Assistant, School of Communication and Culture - Museologi
Annette Skovsted Hansen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Japan Studies, subject
David Charles Harvey, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Silke Holmqvist, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of History and Classical Studies
Martin Høybye, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Jan Ifversen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - European Studies
Anders-Christian Jacobsen, Professor, School of Culture and Society - Systematic Theology, subject
Helle Strandgaard Jensen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Mette Frisk Jensen, Senior Advisor, PHD, Leader of danmarkshistorien.dk, School of Culture and Society - danmarkshistorien.dk
Claus Møller Jørgensen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Wulf Kansteiner, Professor with Special Responsibilities, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Astrid Kieffer-Døssing, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Anthropology
Jette Baagø Klockmann, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of History and Classical Studies
Jens Krasilnikoff, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Troels Myrup Kristensen, Associate professor, research programme director, School of Culture and Society - Classical Archaeology, subject
Christoffer Leiding Kølvraa, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - European Studies
Kasper Bro Larsen, Professor, School of Culture and Society - Biblical Studies, subject
Mette Løvschal, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Rósa Magnúsdóttir, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Laura McAtackney, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Christian Axboe Nielsen, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Bertel Nygaard, Associate professor, research programme director, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Vinnie Nørskov, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Antikmuseet
Ton Otto, Professor, AIAS-JCS Fellow, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies
Vladimir Douglas Pacheco Cueva, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - International Studies, subject
Luisa Radohs, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Rubina Raja, Professor, School of Culture and Society - Classical Archaeology, subject
Sophie Schmalenberger, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Global Studies
Nick Shepherd, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - Department of Archeology and Heritage Studies
Andreas Steen, Professor, School of Culture and Society - China Studies, subject
Anne Ingeborg Frank Sørensen, Senior Advisor, School of Culture and Society - danmarkshistorien.dk
Mette Thunø, Associate professor, School of Culture and Society - China Studies, subject
Jacco Visser, Research Assistant, School of Communication and Culture - English
Lisanne Wilken, Associate professor, research programme director, School of Culture and Society - European Studies
Mads Yding, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of History and Classical Studies

School of Communication & Culture

Frits Andersen, Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Mads Anders Baggesgaard, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Inge Lise Mogensen Bech, Postdoc, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Lars Kiel Bertelsen, Director of Studies, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Francesco Caviglia, Associate professor, Danish School of Education - Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, Aarhus
Leonardo Cecchini, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Italian
Per Dahl, !!Lektor emeritus, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Mark Eaton, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - English
Katja Gorbahn, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - German
Karina Lykke Grand, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Andre Wang Hansen, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Hans Lauge Hansen, Professor with Special Responsibilities, School of Communication and Culture - Spanish
Lone Koefoed Hansen, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Digital Design, Langelandsgade
Lise Skytte Jakobsen, Associate professor, Centre Director, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Jonas Ross Kjærgård, Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Britta Timm Knudsen, Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Experience Economy
Annelis Kuhlmann, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Dramaturgy
Lill-Ann Körber, Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Scandinavian Studies
Jakob Ladegaard, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Ane Hejlskov Larsen, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Morten Lervig, Production Manager, School of Communication and Culture - Centre for Advanced Visualisation and Interaction
Ida Karina Brændholt Lundgaard, PhD Student, School of Communication and Culture
Annemarie Majlund Jensen, PhD Student, School of Culture and Society - Department of Global Studies
Diana González Martin, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Spanish
Sara Dybris McQuaid, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - English
Susana Ester Mellerup, Teaching Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Spanish
Kasper Green Munk, Part-time Lecturer, School of Communication and Culture - Scandinavian Studies
Alan O'Leary, Visiting Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Media Studies
Sally Schlosser Schmidt, PhD, School of Culture and Society - History, subject
Karen-Margrethe Simonsen, Associate Prof., Director of the PhD Programme for Art, Literatu, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Morten Arnika Skydsgaard, Curator, Science Museums - The Steno Museum
Christiane Særkjær, PhD Student, School of Communication and Culture - Department of Art History, Aesthetics & Culture and Museology
Lisbet Tarp, Associate professor, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, Professor, School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Anders Terkel Troelsen, !!Lektor emeritus, School of Communication and Culture - Art History
Jacco Visser, Research Assistant, School of Communication and Culture - English
Mia Falch Yates, Research Assistant, School of Communication and Culture - Aesthetics and Culture

Danish School of Education

Majken Astrup, Member of Administrative Staff, AU Library, Emdrup
Jens Bennedsen, Special Consultant, AU Library, Emdrup
Ning de Coninck-Smith, Professor, Danish School of Education - Educational Sociology, Emdrup
Claus Haas, Associate professor, Danish School of Education - Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, Emdrup
Lars Emmerik Damgaard Knudsen, Associate professor, Danish School of Education - Educational Theory and Curriculum Studies, Emdrup

School of Business and Social Science

Holocaust History, Memory, Memoir and Migration.

Uses of the Past hosted a visit by professor emeritus Saul Friedländer on 23 October 2018.Watch our conversation with him on "Holocaust History, Memory, Memoir and Migration":