When Soviet artists omitted significant words or images from their work, this could both be an allusion to and a play on the lack of freedom of speech.
Researchers at the Department work within the disciplines of literature, area studies and linguistics within European languages apart from the Nordic ones.
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ILOS is the host department for Literature, Cognition, and Emotions (LCE), which is a research and education initiative at the Faculty of Humanities. LCE has its origin from a research group at ILOS.
Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) is an interdisciplinary hub that brings together literary studies, linguistics, psychology and neurosciences in a new conversation about literature.
The Centre for Slavic and East European Studies at the University of Oslo promotes in-depth knowledge of Russia and the post-Soviet states, Central Europe, and the Balkans.
The Centre’s academic staff specialises in languages, literature, culture, history, politics, and society in this part of the world.