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  • Andrew Teale, assistant professor at the University of Nottingham, gives a presentation during the 2018 YoungCAS workshop 'Do Electron Current Densities Determine All There Is to Know?' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Former CAS fellow joins YoungCAS workshop

    Andrew Teale, assistant professor at the University of Nottingham, is the first scholar to participate in both a standard CAS project and YoungCAS.

  • Hans Jacob Orning and Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, professors of history at the University of Oslo (UiO), give a lecture. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Research in Review: 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective'

    Leaders of a CAS project to better understand medieval civil wars look back on how their project unfolded during a year at the Centre.

  • CAS fellows elected to lead the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences

    Trygve Ulf Helgaker, Trond Saue, and Hans-Joachim Werner will help lead the academy for the next three years.

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

    YoungCAS 2018: Rebuilding Indigenous Law

    At a one-week workshop on indigenous law, scholars get a crash course in how to derive legal principles from stories.

  • Stephen D. White, professor emeritus of history at Emory University, speaks during a seminar on 9 May 2018. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    My Time at CAS: Stephen D. White

    The medieval historian talks about discovering his role in a collaborative book project during a six-month stint as a CAS fellow.

  • Peter Schwerdtfeger, professor of theoretical chemistry at Massey University, listens to a lecture by CAS fellow Trond Saue. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    My Time at CAS: Peter Schwerdtfeger

    The German scientist, based in New Zealand, reflects on coming to Norway to participate in a CAS project on chemistry in extreme environments.

Events

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

Camilla Serck-Hanssen appointed scientific director of CAS

Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), will lead the Centre for the next three years.

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

YoungCAS 2018: Rebuilding Indigenous Law

At a one-week workshop on indigenous law, scholars get a crash course in how to derive legal principles from stories.

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