1 Dec - Camilla Houeland (LANDSAM)

Camilla Houeland, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Faculty for Landscape and Society, will defend her thesis "Punching above their weight - Nigerian trade unions in the political economy of oil." on 1 December, 2017.

1 Dec - Camilla Houeland (LANDSAM)

Norwegian title of the thesis: Nigeriansk fagbevegelse i den politiske oljeøkonomien

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:
Discuss the roles and power dynamics between trade unions in the Global South and North.

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:
Trial lecture: 12:15 - 13:10
Public defence: 13:25 - 15:30

Place: Fest salen, Clock building (nr 30 on the map)
NMBU Campus Ås

Evaluation committee:

  • Associate Professor Anna Zalik, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada
  • Research Professor Gordon Crawford, Centre for trust, peace, and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK
  • Professor Tor A. Benjaminsen, Noragric, NMBU


  • Main supervisor: Professor John McNeish, Noragric
  • Co-supervisor: Professor David Jordhus-Lier, UiO
  • Co-supervisor: Research Professor Morten Bøås, NUPI

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library, campus Ås.
Thesis number 2017:76, ISSN:1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1461-7.

Published 20. november 2017 - 9:57 - Updated 18. desember 2017 - 8:33