Human Futures

A research programme at the Faculty of Arts

ABOUT

Human futures is a research programme at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University. We facilitate research between disciplines concerned with the historical and contemporary changes technology can induce on human existence in three distinct areas that call for interdisciplinary collaboration:

  • Technological influences on the human body ranging from gene editing, new medicines and artificial organs to man-machine integration
  • Changes in the human environment in the form of robotics, artificial intelligence and information technologies
  • Representations in popular culture, art, literature and philosophy of imagined human futures.
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NEWS

Nicholas Agar
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
Jonathan Pengelly
Robert Sparrow

2018.10.30 | Seminar

Truly Human?

Researchers from Australia, New Zealand and Aarhus University were gathered to discuss human enhancement.

Ask Vest Christiansen
Jonathan Sholl
Christian Ulrik Andersen

2018.10.21 | Seminar

Why Aesthetics Matter

A seminar about aesthetics’ influence on sports, computer interfaces and medicine.

Roundtable discussion with Rosi Braidotti

2018.10.04 | Seminar

What is human?

Rosi Braidotti visited Aarhus University on September 21st.

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