Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • 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.

  • Espen Ytreberg and Helge Jordheim, respectively professors of media studies and cultural history at the University of Oslo (UiO), speak during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

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

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the social sciences will explore how different forms of media help create shared experiences and times.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Hans Jacob Orning, professor of history at the University of Oslo (UiO), and Gerd Althoff, senior professor of history at the University of Münster, speak during a seminar on 9 May 2018. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    With God on Their Side: War and Religion in the Middle Ages

    At a half-day seminar on medieval civil wars, CAS fellows examine how an ascendant Catholic Church influenced conflicts across Europe.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Knut Kjeldstadli

    The 2013/14 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for February 2018.

  • Arbitration, Humiliation, and Submission: Peacemaking in the Middle Ages

    At a conference co-hosted by the CAS and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo (UiO), historians explore how medieval elites avoided bloodshed and settled disputes.

  • CAS fellows involved in the research project 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective,' participate in a seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective'

    CAS fellows talk about redefining Nordic medieval civil wars in light of conflicts from other regions and time periods.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Hanne Haavind & Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen

    The 2010/11 CAS project leaders are the alumnae of the month for January 2018.

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