Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-23: Vadim Kimmelman
Most of our theories of language are based on spoken languages. Vadim Kimmelman’s Young CAS Fellow project within the field of sign linguistics will help change that.
Alumni Spotlight: Camilla Serck-Hanssen
This month’s alumna is none other than our own Camilla Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), former project leader at the Centre, and now director of CAS.
Alumni Spotlight: Espen Ytreberg
Espen Ytreberg, professor of media studies at the University of Oslo (UiO), studies how we can live in sync with one another in complex, contemporary societies and the role of media in synchronisation. Ytreberg is now out with a new article on this idea based on his research at CAS.
Good policies: morality, democracy and experts
What is good policy, and what is the role of morality, democracy and experts in policymaking? Scholars at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) have pursued these and other important questions as part of a multidisciplinary research project.
Understanding mathematical motives
Researchers at the Centre for Advanced Study have contributed to advancing the rapidly developing field of motivic geometry during their year at the Centre.
Books known only by title: A widespread and misunderstood phenomenon
Scholars at the Centre for Advanced Study have studied the use and functions of imagined books and argue that we need to rethink the first-millennium library in light of their findings.
Former YoungCAS workshop leader receives research funding
Margherita Paola Poto has been granted funding for a project that builds on her research at the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS).
Alumni Spotlight: Trygve Helgaker
‘I knew I wanted to come back for the unique combination of science and camaraderie that CAS offers,’ said Professor Trygve Helgaker about leaving CAS in 2018.
Alumni Spotlight: Dag Michalsen
The idea and practise of legislation is something that fascinates former CAS project leader and Professor of Law Dag Michalsen. This autumn he is returning to CAS.
Celebrating the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23
This year's Young CAS Fellowships were awarded to researchers from four different disciplines: medieval philology, ancient history, geometry and evolutionary theory.