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Guest lectures and seminars


Potrait of Tanika Gupta
Time and place: Dec. 15, 2022 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Ibsen Museum & Teater, Henrik Ibsens gate 26, 0255 Oslo

This year’s guest of honour for the Annual Ibsen Lecture is British playwright Tanika Gupta. Her adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is on the National Curriculum in UK secondary education.


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Time and place: Oct. 18, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

Eivind Tjønneland (University of Bergen) will present his recent book "Abnorme" kvinner. Henrik Ibsen og dekadansen  ("Abnormal" Women. Henrik Ibsen and Decadence).

The event will be held in person (not streamed). You will find the room on the third floor of Georg Sverdrups hus, above Café Georg (not within the library itself).

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar room 4, Sophus Bugges hus

Astrid Sæther (University of Oslo) will present her recent book I skyggen av Ibsen (In Ibsen's Shadow).

The event will be held in person. Zoom streaming will be provided, but registration is mandatory for remote attendance. A Zoom link will be sent on the day of the seminar.

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Time and place: Aug. 8, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar room 210, Henrik Wergelands hus

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. Zoom streaming will provided, but registration is mandatory for those attending on Zoom.

Archive photo of Henrik Ibsen in his study
Time and place: Dec. 2, 2021 6:00 PM8:00 PM, The National Library of Norway, Oslo, Store Auditorium. The lecture will also be streamed.

Professors Tore Rem (University of Oslo) and Narve Fulsås (UiT – The Arctic University of Norway) will revisit their work on “the Ibsen phenomenon” and its consequences for the rise of modern drama.