Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Portrait of Scientific Directer Professor Vigdis Broch-Due.

    Room for interdisciplinary engagement

    Written by Scientific Director Vigdis Broch-Due.

  • Savannah Georgia, pebblestones, Liverpoool, ballast

    Ballast: Loads with history

    Ballast, the material used to stabilize ships, is the object of study for archaeologist and CAS fellow Professor Mats Burström. He describes ballast in terms of being a ‘gigantic relocation of material’.