Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Hans Jacob Orning, professor of history at the University of Oslo (UiO), and Gerd Althoff, senior professor of history at the University of Münster, speak during a seminar on 9 May 2018. Photo: Carl F. Straumsheim

    With God on Their Side: War and Religion in the Middle Ages

    At a half-day seminar on medieval civil wars, CAS fellows examine how an ascendant Catholic Church influenced conflicts across Europe.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Charlotte Damm

    The 2008/09 CAS project leader is the alumna of the month for April 2018.

  • 'Arv': Mankind's Unpleasant Cultural Heritage

    The temporary exhibition 'arv' at Tromsø Museum, co-hosted by CAS, provides a critical look at how the objects we leave behind influence the Earth.

  • Book release: 'Principles and Practices of Molecular Properties: Theory, Modeling, and Simulations'

    An 'educational, demanding, and exciting journey,' CAS Oslo fellow Trond Saue said about his new book, more than 10 years in the making.

  • CAS celebrates 25th anniversary in Trondheim and Tromsø

    The Centre marked a quarter of a century of enabling frontline interdisciplinary research with events co-hosted with partner institutions the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT).

  • CAS fellow awarded grant from German Research Foundation

    Theoretical chemistry researcher Stella Stopkowicz, participating in the CAS project 'Molecules in Extreme Environments,' receives funding to study magnetic white dwarfs.

  • A syntactical analysis of a sentence contained in a treebank. Source: NorGramBank

    New blog explores Norwegian grammatical phenomena with data

    CAS fellow Helge Dyvik tackles assumptions with analyses in a blog inspired by his participation in the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning - Integrating Linguistics and Computing.'

  • Alumni Spotlight: Eivin Røskaft

    The 2009/10 CAS project leader is the alumnus of the month for March 2018.

  • Professor Camilla Serck-Hanssen. Source: Norwegian Defense Ethics Council

    Camilla Serck-Hanssen appointed scientific director of CAS

    Serck-Hanssen, professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo (UiO), will lead the Centre for the next three years.

  • Digitalising languages illustrated by a pixelated language tree in binary rain.

    Gaps and Errors: A Linguistic Struggle

    Scholars associated with the CAS project 'SynSem: From Form to Meaning – Integrating Linguistics and Computing' face a number of challenges 'regular' people would never consider, although they use language every day.