Understanding mathematical motives
Researchers at the Centre for Advanced Study have contributed to advancing the rapidly developing field of motivic geometry during their year at the Centre.
Books known only by title: A widespread and misunderstood phenomenon
Scholars at the Centre for Advanced Study have studied the use and functions of imagined books and argue that we need to rethink the first-millennium library in light of their findings.
Former YoungCAS workshop leader receives research funding
Margherita Paola Poto has been granted funding for a project that builds on her research at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS).
Alumni Spotlight: Trygve Helgaker
‘I knew I wanted to come back for the unique combination of science and camaraderie that CAS offers,’ said Professor Trygve Helgaker about leaving CAS in 2018.
Alumni Spotlight: Dag Michalsen
The idea and practise of legislation is something that fascinates former CAS project leader and Professor of Law Dag Michalsen. This autumn he is returning to CAS.
Celebrating the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23
This year's Young CAS Fellowships were awarded to researchers from four different disciplines: medieval philology, ancient history, geometry and evolutionary theory.
Alumni Spotlight: Sine Halkjelsvik Bjordal
By studying different forms of knowledge about stave churches that circulated in a wide variety of texts in the 18th and 19th centuries, Sine Halkjelsvik Bjordal has written a cultural history of the medieval wooden churches.
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Daniele Miano
The roots of universal history: irrevocably imperialistic or a form of resistance to imperialism?
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen
The medieval Faroese ballads ‘Sjúrðar kvæði’ that tell the story of the hero Sigurðr Fáfnisbani have so far not been widely studied. Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen’s Young CAS Fellow project will change that.
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Kristin Shaw
Tropical geometry – a two-way bridge between mathematical fields.