Jørgen Magnus Sejersted


Professor, Faculty of Humanities. Professor of Scandinavian Literature


Research groups

Academic lecture
Academic literature review
Article in business/trade/industry journal
Book review
Reader opinion piece
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Interview Journal
Doctoral dissertation
Popular scientific lecture
Academic article
Encyclopedia article
Popular scientific article
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
Academic commentary
Popular scientific book
Popular scientific chapter/article
Feature article

See a complete overview of publications in Cristin.


2021          Member of evaluation committee, NOKUT (the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) 

2019-21     Leader of UHR-humaniora (strategic unit of UiR, Universities Norway)

2017-21     Board member, Meltzer Research Fund

2018 -        Member of  The Norwegian Literature and Language Association (Det norske språk- og litteraturselskap (NSL)

2018-2021  Chair of the board, SFF-project SapienCE (NRC Center of Excellence, UiB) 

2917-2021  Dean, Faculty of HUmanities, University of Bergen

2015-2017  Deputy and suppleant member, committee for procurement of poetry, Norwegian cultural council

2014-2015  Chair of Norwegian Society of 18th-Century Studies.

2012-2020  Board member, Skrivekunstakademiet i Hordaland. (Hordaland academy of creative writing)

2011-2014  Co-editor of Edda. Nordisk tidsskrift for litteraturforskning. (refereed scientific journal)

2010-2015. Chair of the board of the Norwegian management group for the web text project Collected works of Ludvig Holberg (Ludvig Holbergs skrifter).

2010-2015  Member of appeals committee for procurement of literature, Norwegian cultural council.

2008-2011  Supervisor (“tilsynssensor”), Nordic Literature at University of Oslo.

2006-2007  Leader of National Council for Nordic Studies (unit of UiR, Universities Norway)

2006-7       Chair of Norwegian Society of 18th-Century Studies.

2005          Head of Department at Department of Nordic Studies, University of Bergen. 

2002-2010  Co-editor of Norsk litterær årbok. (refereed scientific journal)

1999-2000  Co-editor of Vagant (Literary journal)