TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Signe M. Hegestand

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… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Brice Johnson

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… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Cecilie Mai Sommer

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… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Casper Schmidt

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… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Vana Orfanou

The value of history and archaeology is not just knowledge about the past through written and material tracks. It’s also a great source for empathy and understanding for other human beings. In a society facing major changes, Vana Orfanou argues that using knowledge about the past in the right way… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Andreas Hougaard Laustsen

An award winning engineer and researcher, Andreas Hougaard Laustsen has developed human antibodies against toxins from venomous snakes by using modern biotechnological methods. It’s the first antibodies against toxins from the black mamba. Andreas will talk about how he has developed human antibodies against toxins from venomous snakes. This technology… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Emma Elisabeth Holtet

TEDxAarhus was thrilled to announce the first speaker for TEDxAarhus 2019: [re]*: Emma Elisabeth Holtet, reigning “Aarhus Poetry Slam Champion” and winner of this year’s “English Poetry Slam Copenhagen Cup". Emma is a trained performer from The London School of Dramatic Arts, and Bachelor of Arts from Copenhagen University. Are… Read More

Bigger Than Us Broadcast

An exclusive screening of some of the best talks from TED’s major annual conference held in Vancouver attracted a large crowd of people to Tir Na Noq, The Merchant Room in Aarhus By Carina Britorn Vestergaard The pre-event, which was the first of its kind before this year’s TEDxAarhus, started… Read More

Join us for the highlights of TED2019 Bigger Than Us

TEDxAarhus is excited to bring TED2019 Bigger Than Us to Tir Na Nog, The Merchant Room in Aarhus to an exclusive screening of a collection of the best talks from TED's major annual conference held in Vancouver. The TED Conference is at the heart of TED. This is your chance… Read More

Fatima’s talk is now on TED.com

Fatima AlZahra’a Alatraktchis talk on bacteria’s secret communication at TEDxAarhus 2018 has now been included in the popular TED Talks on TED.com. This helps spread the news about the ground-breaking research on early detection of bacterial infections become internationally.   By Carina Britorn Vestergaard, photo by Daiki Miyanabe Bacteria are… Read More