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).

  • MultiGender: A Multilingual Approach to Grammatical Gender

    Led by Professor Terje Lohndal (NTNU) and Professor Marit Westergaard (UiT).

  • The Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation

    Led by Professor Eivind Engebretsen (UiO) and Professor John Ødemark (UiO).

  • Evolvability: A New and Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?

    Led by Professor Thomas Fredrik Hansen (UiO) and Professor Christophe Pelabon (NTNU).

Calls for Applications

Call for Young CAS Fellow project applications

The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is now accepting applications for the Young CAS Fellow programme for the period of August 2022 to June 2024. Application deadline: December 9, 2021.

News

Introducing the Young CAS Fellows for January 2022 – December 2023

Veronika Kuchařová Pettersen and Vadim Kimmelman are the two new scholars selected for the Young CAS Fellow programme.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Mette Halskov Hansen

    Former CAS project leader and professor of China studies at the University of Oslo, Mette Halskov Hansen, has this autumn been appointed Vice-Rector for Climate, the Environment and Interdisciplinarity at the University of Oslo (UiO).

  • Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-23: Veronika Kuchařová Pettersen

    The microbial community that lives inside the gut, the gut microbiome, is a key factor guiding human health and disease. Veronika K. Pettersen’s Young CAS Fellow project will give us new knowledge about how the maternal microbiome contributes to the founding of the infant microbiome.

  • Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-23: Vadim Kimmelman

    Most of our theories of language are based on spoken languages. Vadim Kimmelman’s Young CAS Fellow project within the field of sign linguistics will help change that.

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