Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

CAS Projects 2019 / 2020

  • 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).

News

CAS Opening Ceremony 2019. Marit Westergaard

Apply to lead a CAS project

The deadline for applying for the 2022/23 academic year is January 15, 2020.

  • Mihaela Pavlicev during our second lunch seminar this semester, 2019/20, photo: Camilla K. Elmar / CAS

    Female orgasm: an evolutionary emancipation of women’s sexuality?

    CAS Fellow Mihaela Pavličev presented her latest article, which suggests that the female orgasm once had a reproductive function, but then lost it.

  • Helle Vogt, photo: Camilla K. Elmar / CAS

    Alumni Spotlight: Helle Vogt

    We talked with the ever-returning scholar, Professor of Law, Helle Vogt, who returns to CAS for the third time in 2021.

  • What are the cultural underpinnings of translating medical knowledge? The CAS project the Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation aims to reinvent the field of medical humanities.

    Humanities + medicine = ❤︎

    Translating knowledge from a research lab is not merely a scientific practice. CAS project leaders call for a greater inclusion of culture.

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