Announcing the 2020/21 Young CAS Fellows
From the study of French fragments of medieval musical compositions found in Sweden, to fundamental problems in computational chemistry: Catherine Anne Bradley and Erik Tellgren are the Young CAS Fellows for 2020/21.
NOK 30 million to research on multilingualism
CAS project leader Marit Westergaard becomes Director of a new Aurora Center, which entails a generous grant from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, enabling her and some of her CAS colleagues to build on the group research carried out at CAS.
How are Norwegian dialects changing?
CAS project leader Terje Lohndal receives NOK 12 million from the Research Council of Norway to investigate grammatical gender in Norwegian dialects.
CAS Fellow receives ERC Consolidator Grant
Former and returning CAS Fellow, Hugo Lundhaug, receives prestigious funding from the European Research Council (ERC) to study apocryphal texts and traditions in Coptic manuscripts, further strengthening the CAS project he will join in 2020.
Alumni Spotlight: Frode Kjosavik
Frode Kjosavik and Camilla Serck-Hanssen recently published the book Metametaphysics and the Sciences: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives, a product of the CAS project the two philosophers led in 2015/16.
CAS Fellow receives ERC Synergy Grant
Artemis Alexiadou aims to develop a new approach to language.
Meet the project: Do we really need grammatical gender?
‘For second language learners, gender is notoriously hard’, CAS project leader Terje Lohndal says. Half of the world’s languages manage without this grammatical category, so what is it good for?
Making “demise” a topic in religious studies
The topic of demise has increasingly been captured by the natural sciences, Michael Stausberg says, referring to the collapse of insects and species: ‘We seem to forget that something similar is happening in the realm of culture’.
Project Update: 'The Demise of Religions'
CAS fellows talk about their research on the why and how of the decline of religions.
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.