About our research
The Centre for Ibsen Studies provides an active multidisciplinary research environment and has a number of ongoing international research projects. We explore Ibsen's texts from a variety of theoretical approaches, as well Ibsen's life and the global reception, adaptation and performance of his works.
Ibsen's An Enemy of the People engaged both fascists and anti-fascists in Franco's Spain
Dec. 14, 2021 9:36 AM
According to UiO researcher Cristina Gómez-Baggethun, the fact that Henrik Ibsen’s play keeps igniting debates about democracy shows that it is real art.
Ibsen's international success is a tale of rewrites and copyright piracy
Nov. 29, 2021 4:30 PM
The lack of copyright protection plays a big part in the story of Henrik Ibsen’s rise to stardom, argues Giuliano D’Amico in a new book.
IN HOUSE-SEMINAR DOUBLE BILL: Ibsen's Middle Ages / Roles in Ibsen's plays
Aug. 8, 2022 2:15 PM
Solenne Guyot (University of Strasbourg, France) and Paulo Ricardo Berton (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil) will present their ongoing projects as guest researchers at the Centre for Ibsen Studies.
The event will be held in person. Streaming will be provided.
A Global Doll's House: Ibsen and Distant Visions
Professor at the Center for Ibsen Studies Julie Holledge has in cooperation with Head of Department Frode Helland, Jonathan Bollen and Joanne Tompkins written the book A Global Doll's House: Ibsen and Distant Visions.
Ibsen Between Cultures
Professors Frode Helland and Julie Holledge have edited the book Ibsen Between Cultures, which is now available in our library here at the Centre for Ibsen Studies
Ibsen in Practice: Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power
Head of Department Frode Helland has written the book Ibsen in Practice: Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power.