10 Jun - Ingunn Bjørkhaug (LANDSAM)

Norwegian title of the thesis: 
Så nært, men likevel så fjernt? Fortellinger fra nærområdene; om levekår og relasjoner mellom flyktninger og vertsfolk

Prescribed title of trial lecture:
Relations between refugees and hosts: what bearing might lessons learned from Africa have for Europe?

Time and place for the trial lecture and public defence:
Thursday 10 June 2021, 10:00 (Oslo time)

10:00 Welcome and trial lecture
12:00 Public defence
Ca 14:50 - Presentation of the evaluation by the committee

Place: Zoom / Festsalen *


Meeting ID: 630 1109 8586
Passcode: 156500

Evaluation Committee: 

  • Professor Maria Erikson Baaz, Department of Government, University of Uppsala, Sweden,
  • Professor Marko Valenta, Department of Social work, NTNU
  • Professor Darley Kjosavik, Noragric, Faculty of Landscape and Society, NMBU.


  • Main supervisor:  Professor Pål Vedeld, Noragric, Faculty of Landscape and Society, NMBU

  •  Co-supervisor:    Research Professor Morten Bøås, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

All are welcome to attend. However, please read the guidelines below before you join the event. This is to ensure that the disputation can be held without interruption and noise.

Guidance for attending digitally: 

  • Do not use camera
  • Put your microphone on mute
  • The defence will be open for ex-auditorio questions when invited
  • We advise you to test your equiment beforehand

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those wishing to access a copy please send an e-mail to josie.teurlings@nmbu.no

Summary of the thesis

Press release


* Festsalen:

Registration is required if you wish follow the defence in festsalen on campus Ås. Send a mail called "Defence Ingunn Bjørkhaug" with your name, address and phone number to josie.teurlings@nmbu.no before June 8th. Places are very limited.  Please note that the corona restrictions that are valid in your home municipality will be valid for you if they are more strict than for Ås municipality!

ZOOM link: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/63011098586?pwd=YlNETGhMSFliSkFDQXprY0ZpaHNZUT09

Meeting ID: 630 1109 8586
Passcode: 156500

Published 3. januar 2022 - 9:25 - Updated 3. januar 2022 - 9:25