Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

2018/19 CAS Projects

  • The End of the Trail statue in dramatic sunset.

    The Demise of Religions

    Led by Professor James Lewis (UiT) and Professor Michael Stausberg (UiB).

  • In Sync: How Synchronisation and Mediation Produce Collective Times, Then and Now

    Led by Professor Helge Jordheim (UiO) and Professor Espen Ytreberg (UiO).

  • Illustration of data points transforming from P to Q. By: Camilla K. Elmar.

    Homotopy Type Theory and Univalent Foundations

    Led by Professor Marc Bezem (UiB) and Professor Bjørn Ian Dundas (UiB).

News

  • Alumni Spotlight: Terje Tvedt

    The 2008/09 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for November 2018.

  • Marianne Elisabeth Lien, Heather Anne Swanson, and Gro B. Ween, celebrate the release of their anthology 'Domestication Gone Wild: Politics and Practices of Multispecies Relations.' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Book release: 'Domestication Gone Wild: Politics and Practices of Multispecies Relations'

    Members of the 2015/16 CAS project 'Arctic Domestication in the Era of the Anthropocene' release an anthology that challenges and expands the concept of domestication.

  • Former CAS fellow awarded Tromsø Research Foundation Starting Grant

    Þóra Pétursdóttir, who spent the 2016/17 academic year at CAS, will use the grant to continue her work researching nature and cultural heritage.

  • Michael Stausberg, professor of religion at the University of Bergen (UiB), speaks during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Meet the Project: 'The Demise of Religions'

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the humanities will examine how different religions decline and ultimately die.

  • Marc Bezem, professor of informatics at the University of Bergen (UiB), speaks during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Meet the Project: 'Homotopy Type Theory and Univalent Foundations'

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the natural sciences aims to push a new mathematical theory forward.

  • Espen Ytreberg and Helge Jordheim, respectively professors of media studies and cultural history at the University of Oslo (UiO), speak during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Meet the Project: 'In Sync: How Synchronisation and Mediation Produce Collective Times, Then and Now'

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the social sciences will explore how different forms of media help create shared experiences and times.

Events

Call for Applications to CAS

Pursue excellent, fundamental, curiosity-driven research during a year in Oslo.

Professor Camilla Serck-Hanssen. Source: Norwegian Defense Ethics Council

Meet Scientific Director Professor Camilla Serck-Hanssen

Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), leads the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS).

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