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: Marianne Elisabeth Lien

    The 2015/16 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for January 2019.

  • Source: Christiaan Triebert/Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS welcomes NUPI, PRIO as partner institutions

    The two research institutions join the Centre’s 10 partner universities and university colleges in Norway.

  • Scholars participating in the 2018 YoungCAS project 'Workshop on Indigenous Law and Methodology.' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Introducing the Young CAS Fellow programme

    The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is excited to announce the Young CAS Fellow programme, a new research funding opportunity for postdoctoral students, junior academics, and other talented young researchers.

  • Michael Stausberg, professor of religion at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'The Demise of Religions'

    CAS fellows talk about their research on the why and how of the decline of religions.

  • Espen Ytreberg and Helge Jordheim, respectively professors of cultural history and media studies at the University of Oslo (UiO), give a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

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

    CAS fellows give an update on their project examining the connection between media and different forms of time.

  • Bjørn Ian Dundas, professor of mathematics at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'Homotopy Type Theory and Univalent Foundations'

    CAS fellows discuss their work with advancing the new mathematical theory.

Events

How to Apply

Learn more about leading a CAS project or becoming a Young CAS Fellow.

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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