Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde

DRT Louvain-La-Neuve

Université d'Oslo

Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde (1972) obtained his doctoral degree in 2007, and was appointed Professor in Legal History the same year by the Faculty of Law at the University in Bergen. Since 2019, he is professor at the University of Oslo (Faculty of Law). Between 2002 and 2021, he was also a researcher at the Barony Rosendal Museum, and since 2019 he holds a research position at the Norwegian National Library. From 2014, Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde has headed a major multi- and interdisciplinary project on legislation and governance in the Middle Ages and the Norwegian Code of 1274. Since 2019, he is part of the troika heading the project on the history of Norwegian policing and from 2023 he is also heading a project on digital media and the rule of law.

Jørn Øyrehagen Sunde has authored three, co-authored one and edited twelve books, he has published 85 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has won several awards for his research dissemination. Among his forthcoming publications in 2023, will be two sole authored books, one on law and technology from the year 1000 to the present and one on medieval legislation, as well as three edited books on Norwegian-Scottish relations in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period, on the Reformation in Scandinavia, and on the Norwegian Code of 1274.


  • Lundi 27 mars 2023 de 10h45 à 12h45 (SOCR 11) : Comparing supreme courts in Europe | Introduction to comparative law [LDROI1310]

  • Mardi 28 mars 2023 de 8h30 à 10h30 (MONT 11) : History of Scandinavian law and of Viking law | Histoire du droit [LDROI1004]


  • Mercredi 29 mars 2023 de 14h à 16h (MORE 54) : The implications of textual variations in legal sources - Séminaire pour chercheurs et doctorants

  • Mercredi 29 mars 2023 de 16h à 18h (MORE 54) : Digitising legal source texts: what impact for legal research? - Séminaire pour chercheurs et doctorants