Bjarne Hodne

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Bjarne Hodne
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Bjarne Hodne (born 15 October 1943) is a Norwegian folklorist.

He defended his dr.philos. degree in 1973 with the thesis Personalhistoriske sagn. En studie i kildeverdi. He worked as a lecturer at the University of Oslo from 1975 to 1976, docent from 1976 to 1984 and professor from 1985. He was the dean of the Historical-Philosophical Faculty (now: the Faculty of Humanities) from 1991 to 1997.[1] He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[2] In 2007 he became leader of the trade union Norwegian Association of Researchers.[1]


  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Bjarne Hodne". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Gruppe 2: Kulturfag og estetiske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Dean of the Historical-Philosophical Faculty, University of Oslo
Succeeded by
Even Hovdhaugen