Centre for Ibsen Studies

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The Centre for Ibsen Studies occupied the Oslo Observatory 2000–2010

The Centre for Ibsen Studies (Norwegian: Senter for Ibsen-studier) is a research centre of the University of Oslo, dedicated to research on the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.

The centre was established by the university in 1991 and opened in 1993.[1] From 2000 to 2010, the centre occupied the Oslo Observatory, the university's oldest building. It since moved to Henrik Wergelands hus at the Blindern campus. Current academic staff: Professor Frode Helland (Centre director), Professor Jon Nygaard, Professor Ellen Rees, and Associate Professor Astrid Sæther.

The international journal Ibsen Studies is published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Centre for Ibsen Studies.


  1. ^ Bjorn Hemmer, Contemporary Approaches to Ibsen, Volum 8, Scandinavian University Press, 1994

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