Events at Aalborg University
The Faculty of Engineering and Science at Aalborg University has accepted the following dissertation of Associate Professor, Jesper Kjeldskov for defence in order to obtain the doctoral degree in science (dr.scient.):
“Designing Mobile Interactions: The continual convergence of form and context”
The oral defence session will take place on May 29th 2013 at 01:00 p.m. at Aalborg University, Auditorium 01.95, Selma Lagerlöfs Vej 300, 9220 Aalborg East, Denmark.
History of Theory and Methods for Analysis in Health Informatics
The objective of the course is to introduce and discuss important theories and methodological approaches to research in health informatics in a historical context.
Nira Yuval-Davis has been appointed as honorary professor by the Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University. She will give a lecture on:
Intersectional situated everyday constructions of borders and boundaries
PARTICIPATION AND POWER - In participatory Research and Action Research 2013 Wednesday 5. June 2013 at 11:00 - Friday 7. June 2013 at 15:00
The conference is an invitation to researchers and practitioners interested in participatory and action research. The purpose of the conference is to establish a forum for renewed reflections on the concept of participation in relation to power whether you work with organizational development projects in Scandinavia, participatory projects aiming at empowering marginalized groups in Latin America, social community projects in the UK etc. What are the challenges, dilemmas and tensions of participation, power, and democracy in participatory and action research projects? How are these dealt with theoretically and tackled practically?
The 32nd International Human Science Research Conference: Creativity in Human Science Research, Methodology and Theory (Aalborg) Tuesday 13. August 2013 at 0:00 - Friday 16. August 2013 at 0:00
At the conference, we hope that participants will discuss how to renew the human sciences creatively, and also to presents ideas about what creativity is as a basic human phenomenon. How can phenomenological, hermeneutic and other human science traditions be respected and yet renewed in creative directions?
Context Sensitive Health Informatics 2013 Saturday 17. August 2013 at 8:00 - Sunday 18. August 2013 at 16:00
a pre-Medinfo 2013 conference in Copenhagen held at ITX at the Danish Institute for Medical Simulation (DIMS), Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen
DeXus 6.0: Discourses and Practices that Matter: An International Summer School on Discourse, Practice and Social Justice Monday 19. August 2013 at 8:00 - Saturday 24. August 2013 at 16:00
DeXus 6.0: Discourses and Practices is a project-centred research summer school for doctoral students and scholars. The thematics of this summer school is prompted by the recent emergence on the global stage of a set of interlocking global crises – including climate, energy, food, water, finance – which demands a renewed interdisciplinary effort to understand how to mediate the future, the past and the present in ways that attend to equity, justice and rights.