Sigurd Skirbekk

Professor emeritus
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Room 432
Visiting address Moltke Moes vei 31 Harriet Holters hus N-0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1096 Blindern N-0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

Mainly worked on socio-cultural Issues, emphasising studies on modern ideologies. A pervading question has been whether contemporary forms of culture are adequate for structuring various challenges of modernity


  • in sociology at UiO 1960
  • Studied at Stanford University
  • Research assistant at the Institute of criminology and criminal law in Oslo
  • Research fellow at the Institute for social research in Oslo in the late sixties
  • Associate professor at ISO UiO 1971, has also been head of that Institute
  • Dr. philos in 1986
  • Professor in sociology 1991
  • Professor emeritus at ISS UiO from 2004

See Sigurd Skirbekk's website for more information .

Positions Held

  • Chairman of The Professor´s Association, UiO from 2001
  • Chairman of Sociological Department, UiO 1990-1991
  • Member of the Board of the Norwegian Police High School, 1992-1994
  • Member of the Board of the University Library in Oslo, 1991-1992


Tags: Sociology
Published Oct. 14, 2010 11:28 AM - Last modified Sep. 21, 2020 1:52 PM