My Time at CAS: Stephen D. White
The medieval historian talks about discovering his role in a collaborative book project during a six-month stint as a CAS fellow.
My Time at CAS: Peter Schwerdtfeger
The German scientist, based in New Zealand, reflects on coming to Norway to participate in a CAS project on chemistry in extreme environments.
My Time at CAS: Dan Flickinger
The Stanford University researcher discusses climbing metaphorical mountains and rattling cages in his year as a CAS fellow.
YoungCAS 2018: Rebuilding Indigenous Law
At a one-week workshop on indigenous law, scholars get a crash course in how to derive legal principles from stories.
Meaningful Work: Advancing Computational Semantics
At a CAS-hosted workshop, linguists debate approaches to turning text into information that computers can understand.
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.
'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.
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.
Arbitration, Humiliation, and Submission: Peacemaking in the Middle Ages
At a conference co-hosted by the CAS and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo (UiO), historians explore how medieval elites avoided bloodshed and settled disputes.
Project Update: 'The Nordic "Civil Wars" in the High Middle Ages in a Comparative Perspective'
CAS fellows talk about redefining Nordic medieval civil wars in light of conflicts from other regions and time periods.