[30 Mar 2017] Dr. Rotraud Hansberger will be joining Representation and Reality for three months to work on the unique manuscript of the Arabic "translation" of Aristotle's Parva Naturalia (Kitab al-hiss wa-al-mahsus).
[15 Mar 2017] Our researcher professor Sten Ebbesen will receive the Gad Rausing Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters (Kungliga Vitterhetsakademien) for his prominent deeds and research in the humanities. The decision to hand Ebbesen the award and the prize money, SEK 1.000.000, is motivated by his original philological and philosophical research on historic texts on ancient and medieval logic, semantics and epistemology.
[3 Nov 2016] Filip Radovic, researcher at Representation and Reality, has published a new paper "Aristotle on Prevision through Dreams". In the paper Radovic argues polemically against other influential interpretations of Aristotle's view on prevision in sleep.
[25 Feb 2016] Children with autism and other similar conditions often have difficulties in several areas of communication. A new doctoral thesis in linguistics from the University of Gothenburg shows that these children can develop speech, gestures and a sense of rhythm and melody by listening to various speech sounds.
[31 Jan 2016] So-called citizen science has become a significant force in several scholarly disciplines. The phenomenon can be found in both the natural and the social sciences, according to the largest systematic analysis to date on the topic, the results of which are published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE.
[7 Dec 2015] Ana Maria Mora Marquez, member of the Representation and Reality research group, is among the Wallenberg Academy Fellows this year.
[16 Nov 2015] Following the terrorist attacks in Paris, employees and students who are in, or planning to travel to Paris, should take part of the recommendations from Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD - Utrikesdepartementet).
[16 Nov 2015] What are our urgent needs or desires to move within countries, between countries or even to travel into outer space? How does migration affect education, learning, economy and the job market? How can personal stories make their way through art? Focusing on migration, these are some of the questions at this year's Global Week, at the University of Gothenburg.