Conference Programme

Thursday, November 14


Room: 1441-012

10.30 – 11.00 Opening: Morten Raffnsøe-Møller, Co-Director for The Human Turn, Copenhagen Business School.

Introduction: David Budtz Pederseni, Co-Director for Humanomics Research Programme, Aarhus University.

Keynote 1

Room: 1441-012

11.00 – 12.00 Moderator: Sverre Raffensøe

Posthuman humanities

Rosi Braidotti, Director of the Centre for the Humanities in Utrecht.

  12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

Room: 1441-012

13.00 – 15.00 Moderator: David Budtz Pedersen

Initiatives and mappings of the humanities:

  • Liesbeth  Korthals Altes, Director of the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture.
  • Katja Mayer, Research Associate, WWTF Vienna Science and Technology Fund: Humanities in Horizon 2020.
  • Gitte Lønstrup Dal Santo, Co-Director, The Royal Danish Institute of Rome: Lessons from humanities and business.

Room: 1441-012

15.30 – 17.30 Moderator: Sverre Raffnsøe

Panel debate: Post-human humanities for the global era

  • Rick Dolphijn, Utrecht University
  • Stefan Herbrechter, Coventry University
  • Manuela Rossini, University of Bern
  • Iris v.d. Tuin, Utrecht University
  • Ninna Lykke, Linköping University
Room: 1441-012 17.30 – 19.00 Reception
Building 123 19.00 – 22.00 Dinner: ”Nobelsalen”

Friday, November 15

Workshop 1

Room: 1441-012

09.30 – 12.00 Moderator: Vincent F. Hendricks

Mapping cross-discipliniarity in the humanities:

  • Katrine Lindvig og Maja Horst, Criss-crossing the university of Copenhagen; using a skunk works inspired method.
  • Lasse Johansson & Cecilie Juul Jørgensen, Beyond bibliometrics: interdisciplinary and interinstitutional research collaboration in the humanities.
  • Kristoffer Kropp & Jacob Lunding, An empirical analysis of structures and groups in the field of social science.
  • Frederik Stjernfelt, Mapping radical enlightenment in the history of ideas.
Workshop 2

Room: 1441-112

09.30 – 12.00 Moderator: Morten Raffnsøe

Contesting the humanities:

  • Lotte Huniche & Dorthe Staunæs, The role of the humanities in current inter-disciplinary research: suggestions for organizational and methodological ways forward.
  • Gunhild Borggreen, Robots in the humanities.
  • Mathias Hein Jessen, Corpus, corporation, persona. The (human) body in the construction of political institutions.
  • Niels Nørkjær Johannsen, Turning wheels in changing minds: studying conceptual worlds at the intersection of technological history and cognitive science.
  • Niels Brügger, Questioning the digital humanities in the 21st century.
  12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
Workshop 3

Room: 1441-012

13.00 – 15.00 Moderator: Marius Gudmand-Høyer

The public value of humanities:

  • Carla Basili, Knowledge Transfer: an unconventional dissemination strategy for the Humanities.
  • Jesper Eckhardt Larsen, The humanities as educating humanity: Long trends – new trends.
  • Thomas Schwarz Wentzer, No human, no cry – five theses in defense of humanism.
  • Henrik Stampe Lund, [no title].
Workshop 4

Room: 1441-112

13-00 – 15.00 Moderator: Claus Emmeche

New theories of the humanities:

  • Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Computing dynamics of cultures: an interdisciplinary approach to the concept of culture.
  • Astrid Jensen & Thomas Wiben Jensen, Distributed cognitive systems and organizations.
  • Rolf Hvidtfeldt Larsen, A semantic view on interdisciplinarity.
  • Finn Collin, The role of the humanities in the current cross-disciplinary determination of the human.
Keynote 2

Room: 1441-012

15.30 – 16.30 Moderator: David Budtz Pedersen

Transformative ideas in interdisciplinary humanities

  • Professor Simon Goldhill, Director for Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH),
18.00 – Post-conference dinner and further discussion (on own expense)

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