Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Active CAS Projects

  • Exploring the Archaeological Migration Narrative: The Introduction of Farming and Animal Husbandry in Southern Norway

    Led by Professor Martin Furholt (UiO) and Professor Daniela Hoffamnn (UiB).

  • Social Governance Through Legislation

    Led by Professor Erik Opsahl (NTNU) and Professor Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde (UiO).

  • Attosecond Quantum Dynamics Beyond the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation

    Led by Researcher Simen Kvaal (UiO) and Professor Thomas Bondo Pedersen (UiO).

  • 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).

  • Motivic Geometry

    Led by Professor Paul Arne Østvær (UiO).

News

Announcing the CAS projects 2023/2024

We are proud to announce that we for the first time have project leaders from BI and CICERO. Moreover, as part of a new strategy, the CAS board of directors has for the first time decided to extend invitations to four groups. One of the elected groups will have its location in our new branch at Oslo Science Park.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Eivind Engebretsen

    ‘The question “What are the facts?” must be supplemented with another one: “How do these facts make sense to people, and why?”’, said former CAS project leader and professor at the University of Oslo Eivind Engebretsen.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Øystein Linnebo

    ‘The use of logical-mathematical tools enables us to state philosophical questions and answers with far greater precision than would otherwise have been possible,’ said Øystein Linnebo.

  • Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-24: Ida-Marie Høyvik

    Ida-Marie Høyvik’s Young CAS Fellow project seeks to develop a new framework to describe and better understand photoactivated processes related to electron transport or electron exchange between molecular systems.

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