Professor Nikolas Rose has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Aarhus University as part of the institution's 2016 Annual Celebration on September 9th. Nik received the honour on the basis of his interdisciplinary research, which connects the humanities with the natural and social sciences.
Nik presented at The Order of Things at 50: Reflecting on Foucault and the Humanities event, King’s College London, on May 10, discussing Life and the Human alongside James Morland
Professor Rose's paper Living well in the Neuropolis, authored with Des Fitzgerald and Ilina Singh, was published in The Sociological Review Monographs in March 2016. An online version of the paper is available here
Nikolas Rose is Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London.
His work explores how scientific developments have changed conceptions of human identity and governance and what this means for our political, socio-economic and legal futures. +/-
Rose is a Co-director of the Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI), a major research collaboration between King’s and Imperial College London.
A member of numerous advisory groups engaging key stakeholders, he has also held high-level academic posts in LSE and at Goldsmiths.
Trained as a biologist, a psychologist and a sociologist, Rose co-founded two influential radical journals in the 1970s and 1980s, playing a key role in introducing French post-structuralist critical thought to an English speaking audience and helping develop new approaches to political analysis and strategy.
He has published widely across numerous fields and disciplines, with work translated into 13 languages.
He is a former Managing Editor of Economy and Society and Joint Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary journal, BioSocieties.
His latest book, written with Joelle Abi-Rached, is Neuro.