Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Geiranger in Møre og Romsdal county in Norway. The Research Council of Norway grants CAS project leader Terje Lohndal funding for studying grammatical gender in Norwegian dialects in Møre og Romsdal, Nordland, Vestland, Innlandet, Agder and western parts of Viken.

    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.

  • ‘Training the Western legal systems to listen to other voices’

    The contributions to a CAS-funded workshop for young scholars are gathered in a book.

  • 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.

  • CICERO Center for International Climate Research and Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) join 12 other Norwegian universities, university colleges and research institutions, as they become members of the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS).

    CICERO and OsloMet partner with CAS

    CAS is excited to announce two new partner institutions.

  • WHO ebola vaccines. Photo: WHO/S. Hawkey

    From Fundamental Research to Policy

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has asked one of the CAS projects to write a report on the cultural contexts of health and knowledge translation.

  • 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.

  • Professor Mette Halskov Hansen opens the conference of the CAS project "Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and New Visions of Sustainability in China" ,photo: Centre for Advanced Study (CAS)

    Institutionalising interdisciplinary collaboration: China-Norway research centre opens

    Mette Halskov Hansen wanted to formalise the interdisciplinary collaboration she experienced whilst leading her CAS project on air pollution in China. A Norway-China research centre on climate and environment is now a reality.

  • Mihaela Pavlicev during our second lunch seminar this semester, 2019/20, photo: Camilla K. Elmar / CAS

    Female orgasm: an evolutionary emancipation of women’s sexuality?

    CAS Fellow Mihaela Pavličev presented her latest article, which suggests that the female orgasm once had a reproductive function, but then lost it.

  • Helle Vogt, photo: Camilla K. Elmar / CAS

    Alumni Spotlight: Helle Vogt

    We talked with the ever-returning scholar, Professor of Law, Helle Vogt, who returns to CAS for the third time in 2021.

  • What are the cultural underpinnings of translating medical knowledge? The CAS project the Body in Translation: Historicising and Reinventing Medical Humanities and Knowledge Translation aims to reinvent the field of medical humanities.

    Humanities + medicine = ❤︎

    Translating knowledge from a research lab is not merely a scientific practice. CAS project leaders call for a greater inclusion of culture.

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