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2017.01.23 | People and cultures

New research project on the Ethnic Elderly

Mikkel Rytter (Anthropology) has received funding for a project on "The ethnic elderly and volunteer helpers: Family dynamics as a platform for municipal welfare innovation."

2016.10.05 | Arts

ICSRU member elected to board of Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies

Mark Sedgwick was elected to the board of the Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies in September 2016

2016.09.02 | PhD defence

State-building in fragile states: Strategies of embedment

Maria-Louise Clausen successfully defended her PhD dissertation, based on a Yemeni case study, at the Department of Political Science in September.

2016.02.10 | Society and politics

Raymond Hinnebusch in Aarhus

Professor Hinnebusch will spend March to May 2016 in Aarhus as part of Morten Valbjørn’s project on "Sectarianism in the Wake of the Arab Revolts."

2016.01.14 | Arts

Researcher into Danish Salafi Jihadism joins ICSRU

Sara Jul Jacobsen, a PhD fellow at Roskilde University, is now a guest researcher in Aarhus.

2015.10.22 | Arts

Martin Riexinger elected to Board of FIFO

Martin Riexinger has been elected to the Board of the Forum for Islamforskning, the Danish association for research on Islam.

2015.06.17 | Grant

New research project on sectarianism

Morten Valbjørn has received a major grant for a group research project, SWAR - Sectarianism in the Wake of the Arab Revolts – beyond primordialist and instrumentalist understandings of Shia/Sunni divisions in a new Middle East.

2015.02.12 | Arts

New book on sacred authority and transnational family networks in Shi'i Islam

Elvire Corboz has published "Guardians of Shi'ism: Sacred Authority and Transnational Family Networks" with Edinburgh University Press.

2015.01.17 | Arts

HC Korsholm Nielsen leaves Aarhus for Cairo

From 01.01.15, he is the new director of the Danish Egyptian Dialog Institute (DEDI).

2014.12.08 | Staff

Scholar of classical Islam joins AIS for six months

Thomas Würtz will be joining the Arab and Islamic Studies program for the first half of 2015.

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