Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen
The medieval Faroese ballads ‘Sjúrðar kvæði’ that tell the story of the hero Sigurðr Fáfnisbani have so far not been widely studied. Helen F. Leslie-Jacobsen’s Young CAS Fellow project will change that.
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Kristin Shaw
Tropical geometry – a two-way bridge between mathematical fields.
Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23: Kjetil Lysne Voje
Despite its critical role in conducting good science, measurement theory remains largely unknown in large parts of biology. Kjetil Lysne Voje seeks to change that with his Young CAS Fellow project.
Alumni Spotlight: Edwin Schmitt
It is not only through the Young CAS Fellow programme that young scholars get an opportunity at CAS. Edwin Schmitt is one of the many young scholars who have joined one of CAS’s regular research projects.
Norway-Poland research project lands major grant
Did you know that there were many common traits between Norwegian and Polish societies during the High Middle Ages and how they developed? Former CAS project leader Hans Jacob Orning and his colleagues have received a €1.4 million grant to find out more.
Introducing the Young CAS Fellows for 2021-23
Helen Frances Leslie-Jacobsen, Daniele Miano, Kristin Shaw and Kjetil Lysne Voje are the first scholars selected for the expanded Young CAS Fellow programme.
Alumni Spotlight: Michael Stausberg
We talked with professor on the study of religion Michael Stausberg about his new book "The Demise of Religion: How Religions End, Die, or Dissipate", a product of his CAS research project.
CAS scholars receive funding to study experts’ political power in the Nordic countries
Experts are seemingly everywhere during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, standing side by side with ministers during press briefings. But in the end, how much influence do these experts actually have?
A new perspective on the Levant
Former CAS project leader Terje Stordalen argues that writing about history from the perspectives of empires marginalizes and silences the lives and experiences of the majority. The third and final book based on his CAS research is due to be published this spring.
Former CAS scholars receive generous funding
The network Þóra Pétursdóttir built as a postdoctoral fellow at CAS has contributed to her landing a new research project funded by the Research Council of Norway.