We are super excited to announce the host for TEDxAarhus 2019: Canadian TV host, producer, public speaker, and journalist Barbara Balfour. Barbara’s work has taken her to more than 40 countries and provided opportunities such as interpreting for Mikhail Gorbachev’s entourage, filming a documentary in Georgia, and interviewing Noam Chomsky. Among other things, she speaks [...]
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13 talks x 13 locations x 5 minutes TEDxAarhus jumps off the stage and into the streets of Aarhus for a series of mini (5min!) live TEDx talks popping up in unusual spaces and much-loved places across the city in a FREE event on August 31, ahead of TEDxAarhus 2019: [re]* on October 5. Between [...]
Since Steffen was a kid, seeing people who were lonely, drunk or having a difficult time in the streets affected him deeply. He has been politically active since the age of 15, and after travelling the West Bank of Palestine and walking the Camino, the work with marginalised and homeless people has become important to [...]
Many products and services that we use in our everyday lives are conceived and designed under the rules of Human-Centered design. This is an approach to design that puts the prospective users’ needs and wants front and center, in order to conceive relevant, convenient and comfortable solutions. But today, design can and needs to do [...]
Virtual reality (VR) can be so much more than just fun and entertainment. It can be a powerful tool to create empathy within people and explain complex situations like climate issues. Maria has a background within filmmaking and has been specializing in VR storytelling for the last 4 years. She is now the proud owner [...]
Ludvig Muren is Professor at the Dept. of Medical Physics and the Danish Center for Particle Therapy, Aarhus University/Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. In 2009 he received the Young Elite Scientist Award from the Danish Medical Research Council. During his career he has acquired full funding for 28 PhD/postdoc projects - amounting to almost 50 million [...]
Signe M. Hegestand is an authorized Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Mindfulness Instructor. In her work, she has been focusing on psychologically abusive relations for the last 5 years, because – as she says: “psychological violence is overlooked, destructive and destroying”. In the autumn she will be publishing a book about moving on after a psychologically violent [...]
Brice Johnson, Co-founder and member of The Hood Lockers (dance crew based out of Philadelphia, PA), has been teaching and performing on stages, film, studios and television across the globe for 15 years. Brice is from USA and currently living in Denmark where he has danced for Christopher. In the US he had a successful [...]
Cecilie Mai Sommer suffers from OCD, anxiety and Borderline personality disorder, and has been seeing 12 different psychologists. Currently, she is on sick leave from her bachelor studies at Multiplatform Storytelling and Production. “I've been mentally ill for as long as I remember. Besides struggling my own battles due to my mental illnesses, I’ve had [...]
Based on his neuroscientific research, Casper Schmidt established early neurobiological markers of porn addiction - which in June 2018 led to its inclusion in the World Health Organization's list of diseases, opening new doors for treatment of this group of individuals. Casper finished his PhD in Clinical Neuroscience in the summer of 2019 and now [...]