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A Narratology of Criminal Cases

Fru Justitia fremfor bøker

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

Conference report
Narratives in the Criminal Process

Narratives in the Criminal Process – Conference Report

The international research conference Narratives in the Criminal Process took place at the University of Bergen on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December 2018. More than 50 scholars, researchers and students attended 28 presentations of papers on various subjects in the interdisciplinary field...

Debate
Fru Justitia fremfor bøker
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?

News
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.