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  • The Young CAS Fellows 2019/20, Hilde Nesse Tyssøy (to the right) and Are Skeie Hermansen, received diploma and flowers from the Ministry of Research and Higher Education, here represented by Political Adviser Kjartan Almenning. Scientific Director at CAS, Camilla Serck-Hanssen to the left. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar / Centre for Advanced Study

    The Ministry of Research and Higher Education honored Young CAS Fellows

    ‘Young CAS Fellow obviously plays an important role for young researchers who need time to develop new projects and establish networks’, said political adviser to the Minister of Research and Higher Education, Kjartan Almenning (Liberal Party), when the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) honored the two Young CAS Fellows 2019/20

  • CAS names inaugural Young CAS Fellows

    The two researchers will investigate pay inequalities and energetic electron precipitation with support from CAS and the Young Academy of Norway.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Marianne Elisabeth Lien

    The 2015/16 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for January 2019.

  • Michael Stausberg, professor of religion at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'The Demise of Religions'

    CAS fellows talk about their research on the why and how of the decline of religions.

  • Espen Ytreberg and Helge Jordheim, respectively professors of cultural history and media studies at the University of Oslo (UiO), give a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

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

    CAS fellows give an update on their project examining the connection between media and different forms of time.

  • Bjørn Ian Dundas, professor of mathematics at the University of Bergen (UiB), gives a lunch seminar. Photo: Camilla K. Elmar

    Project Update: 'Homotopy Type Theory and Univalent Foundations'

    CAS fellows discuss their work with advancing the new mathematical theory.

  • Source: Christiaan Triebert/Camilla K. Elmar

    CAS welcomes NUPI, PRIO as partner institutions

    The two research institutions join the Centre’s 10 partner universities and university colleges in Norway.

  • Scholars participating in the 2018 YoungCAS project 'Workshop on Indigenous Law and Methodology.' Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    Introducing the Young CAS Fellow programme

    The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) is excited to announce the Young CAS Fellow programme, a new research funding opportunity for postdoctoral students, junior academics, and other talented young researchers.

  • 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.

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