Performing Frontline Interdisciplinary Research
How do you define an object if not by its composition or usage? Contemporary philosopher Graham Harman presented his Philosophy of Things in an open lecture at Litteraturhuset in Oslo.
Are you a researcher between the age of 25 and 40? Do you have a novel idea for a project, or maybe you are already working on one? Do you need facilities to gather your favorite colleagues for workshops and other group based activities?
After a comprehensive election process, the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has the pleasure of announcing the three selected research projects at CAS for the 2018/2019 academic year.
Most people in Northwestern Russia and on the Kola Peninsula live in apartment blocks constructed during the time of Stalin, Khrushchev, and Brezhnev; many of these apartments are in a serious state of decay.
The leaves on the magnificent trees outside our building here in Oslo have turned yellow and red—the tell-tale sign that the academic year is underway.
Ballast, the material used to stabilize ships, is the object of study for archaeologist and CAS Fellow professor Burström. He understands ballast as a “Gigantic relocation of material”.
In the exhibition NyArktis, CAS researchers challenge portrayals of the Arctic as bare and without human’s presence, and experiment in new ways of presenting the region.