A new year, another semester affected by the pandemic. Despite the strict disease control measures, our researchers are in good spirit and are doing their best to get the most out of their stay at CAS. As the pandemic caused the Centre to shut down during the spring semester of 2020, CAS has extended the timeframe for the 2019/2020 projects. That is why there are currently six active CAS projects. The 2020/2021 projects are based at the Centre. We are optimistic that the spring semester will bring fruitful collaborations and results, yet in a different manner than before the Corona outbreak.
Books Known Only by Title: Exploring the Gendered Structures of First Millennium Imagined Libraries
Led by Professor Marianne Bjelland Kartzow (UiO) and Professor Liv Ingeborg Lied (MF).
What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy (GOODPOL)
Led by Professor Jakob Elster (UiO) and Professor Cathrine Holst (UiO).
Led by Professor Paul Arne Østvær (UiO).
MultiGender: A Multilingual Approach to Grammatical Gender
Led by Professor Terje Lohndal (NTNU) and Professor Marit Westergaard (UiT).
The Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation
Led by Professor Eivind Engebretsen (UiO) and Professor John Ødemark (UiO).
Evolvability: A New and Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?
Led by Professor Thomas Fredrik Hansen (UiO) and Professor Christophe Pelabon (NTNU).
Alumni Spotlight: Sine Halkjelsvik Bjordal
By studying different forms of knowledge about stave churches that circulated in a wide variety of texts in the 18th and 19th centuries, Sine Halkjelsvik Bjordal has written a cultural history of the medieval wooden churches.
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Daniele Miano
The roots of universal history: irrevocably imperialistic or a form of resistance to imperialism?
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen
The medieval Faroese ballads ‘Sjúrðar kvæði’ that tell the story of the hero Sigurðr Fáfnisbani have so far not been widely studied. Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen’s Young CAS Fellow project will change that.