A Narratology of Criminal Cases

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Interdisciplinary research project on stories and storytelling as a basic cultural condition underlying the Norwegian criminal process.

The project’s principal aim is to gain a better understanding of the way stories work within the Norwegian legal system through narratological theory and analyses. Read more about the project.

Project Leader: Frode Helmich Pedersen

SAMKUL Research Project

Narratives in the Criminal Process
Nov 30

Narratives in the Criminal Process

An international conference organized by the research project «A Narratology of Criminal Cases»

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Nov 30

Public Debate: Narratives in the Criminal Process

What role do narratives play in the criminal process – from the beginning of the police investigation to the final verdict?

New Book
JBW bok

New Anniversary Edition of Pioneer Work of Law and Literature

James Boyd White's book "The Legal Imagination", a work generally considered as having inaugurated the law and literature movement, is celebrated with an 45th anniversary edition.

Baneheia: Tredje stampe

New Articles on the Baneheia Murders

Frode Helmich Pedersen with two new articles about the murder case

Workshop: "Narrating crimes"
Narrative Crimes Solstrand 2017

New Perspectives on “Narrating Crimes”

The first worshop organized by the Narratology of Criminal Cases project brought new perspectives on how crimes are narrated both in legal contexts and in the broader culture.