15 June - PhD Defence Kjersti Thorkildsen (Noragric)

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence
Kjersti Thorkildsen, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, will defend her PhD thesis: "Contesting Conservation and Development: Quilombolas struggling for rights and resources in the Ribeira Valley, Brazil", on 15 June 2016.

15 June - PhD Defence Kjersti Thorkildsen (Noragric)

Norwegian title of thesis:
"Imellom vern og utvikling: Quilombolaers kamp for rettigheter og ressurser i Ribeiradalen, Brasil"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
"The struggle for traditional rights in Brazil. A comparative approach based on political ecology - Quilombolas, indigenous peoples and the seringueiros movement"

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Wednesday 15 June 2016 in the Auditorium in SKP, Åsbakken 6, Ås (nr 61 on the map)

12:15 Trial lecture
13:25 Public Defence

Evaluation committee:
First opponent: Associate Professor Marta de Azevedo Irving, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Second opponent: Adjunct Professor Jens Dahl, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Committe coordinator: Associate Professor Esben Leifsen, Noragric, NMBU

Supervisors:
Main supervisor: Professor Randi Kaarhus, Nord University and Noragric, NMBU
Co-supervisor: Professor Ian Bryceson, Noragric, NMBU

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library.
Thesis number 2016:17, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1346-7.

Published 1. juni 2016 - 15:48 - Updated 3. juni 2016 - 12:40