Centre for Advanced Study

at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

  • Meet the Young CAS PI: Sigbjørn Løland Bore

    Meet Sigbjørn Løland Bore, one of the two Young CAS PIs for August 2023 to June 2025! Bore, a postdoctoral associate at the University of Oslo, will lead the Young CAS project ‘Can ice be described from first principles?’.

  • Meet the Young CAS PI: Maria Ingrid Teresa Olsson

    Meet Maria Ingrid Teresa Olsson, the Young CAS PI for August 2023 to June 2025! Olsson, an associate professor at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University), will lead the project 'Towards a new and culturally sensitive understanding of gender inequality: Women and men in modern (work) life.'

  • Publication on Reading and Interpreting Runic Inscriptions in Futhark: International Journal of Runic Studies

  • CAS´ former project leader Helge Jordheim awarded The 'Gad Rausings pris' 2023

    Helge Jordheim, a former project leader at CAS, has been awarded the ‘Gad Rausings pris för framstående humanistisk forskargärning´ for his innovative and influential research in the field of cultural history. Jordheim led the research project 'In Sync: How Synchronization and Mediation Produce Collective Times, Then and Now' together with professor Espen Ytreberg in 2018/2019.

  • Liv Ingeborg Lied and Marianne Bjelland Kartzow during the CAS Opening Ceremony 2020, which was streamed on Facebook due to the Corona pandemic. Photo: Karoline K.Isaksen / Centre for Advanced Study (CAS)

    Alumna of the Month: Liv Ingeborg Lied

    Liv Ingeborg Lied, professor at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society (MF), served as project leader at CAS back in 2020/2021 together with professor Marianne Bjelland Kartzow. Their project, 'Books Known Only by Title: Exploring the Gendered Structures of First Millennium Imagined Libraries', delved into the largely unexplored category of "books known only by the title" in texts from the first millennium, focusing specifically on postulated books associated with female figures from the biblical narrative.