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Bio-cultural Diversity & Hegemonic Power: The Role of the Humanities in Navigating Knowledge - A day of encounters co-organised with Counterpoint: Navigating Knowledge
When:18 June 2019

On 4 June 2019, the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture and Counterpoint: Navigating Knowledge co-organised a forum in which artists, scholars, and activists discussed and exchanged new ideas and understandings of bio-cultural diversity.

ICOG visiting research fellow: Laura Lo Presti, University of Padua
When:07 May 2019

From May 2019 to May 2020, Dr Laura Lo Presti from the University of Padua will join ICOG as a visiting research fellow.

Stephen Milder receives fellowship for his research to climate politics
When:01 May 2019

A ssistant Professor Stephen Milder has received a fellowship from the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft – DFG) to conduct research on the politicization of climate change in Germany during the late 1980s and 1990s. Stephen is assistant Professor of the course European Politics and Cultures at the Faculty of Arts.

Three PhD positions at ICOG
When:23 April 2019

The Graduate School for the Humanities offers 3 PhD positions (for 4 years) in the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG). As a PhD candidate, you are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in international publications and presentations, and to present the final results of the research in a PhD dissertation.

ICOG visiting research fellow: Jeppe Strandsbjerg
When:02 April 2019

From February 2019 to January 2021, Dr Jeppe Strandsbjerg, formerly an associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School and now a senior editor at Danish publishing house Djøf Forlag, will be joining ICOG as a visiting research fellow.

NWO KIEM grant for research project on Dutch energy transition debate
When:20 March 2019

Mapping the ecologies of the energy transition debate in the Dutch digital public age, a research project by Marc Esteve-Del Valle and Franco Ruzzenenti, has been awarded an NWO KIEM grant. The project maps the debate on energy transition in the Dutch digital public space. The team will examine who has authority in the debate and thus uncover the dynamics of the participating networks. In doing so, they will obtain data on the way in which public opinion about energy transition develops.

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