Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Alumni Spotlight: Marianne Elisabeth Lien

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Terje Tvedt

    The 2008/09 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for November 2018.

  • Marianne Elisabeth Lien, Heather Anne Swanson, and Gro B. Ween, celebrate the release of their anthology 'Domestication Gone Wild: Politics and Practices of Multispecies Relations.' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Book release: 'Domestication Gone Wild: Politics and Practices of Multispecies Relations'

    Members of the 2015/16 CAS project 'Arctic Domestication in the Era of the Anthropocene' release an anthology that challenges and expands the concept of domestication.

  • Former CAS fellow awarded Tromsø Research Foundation Starting Grant

    Þóra Pétursdóttir, who spent the 2016/17 academic year at CAS, will use the grant to continue her work researching nature and cultural heritage.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Jakob Lothe

    The 2005/06 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for October 2018.

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