Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • 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.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Terje Stordalen

    The 2014/15 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for September 2018.

  • Michael Stausberg, professor of religion at the University of Bergen (UiB), speaks during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Meet the Project: 'The Demise of Religions'

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the humanities will examine how different religions decline and ultimately die.

  • Giulia Di Nunno. Photo: Karoline K. Isaksen

    Former CAS project leader wins ICIAM Su Buchin Prize

    Giulia Di Nunno, who led a CAS project during the 2014/15 academic year, is recognised for supporting career development opportunities for mathematics scholars in Africa.

  • Marc Bezem, professor of informatics at the University of Bergen (UiB), speaks during the opening of the 2018/19 academic year at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Meet the Project: 'Homotopy Type Theory and Univalent Foundations'

    The 2018/19 CAS project in the natural sciences aims to push a new mathematical theory forward.

  • Illustration. Source: Camilla K. Elmar

    Announcing the 2020/21 CAS projects

    The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is pleased to announce the selection of the three 2020/21 CAS projects.

  • 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.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Camilla Serck-Hanssen

    The 2015/16 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for August 2018 -- and the new executive director of the Centre.

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