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TRIAL LECTURE AND PUBLIC DEFENCE

PhD defence: Mohammad Tareq Hasan

October 19 will Mohammad Tareq Hasan defend his doctoral thesis for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen with the thesis "Industry, Work, and Capitalism in Bangladesh: An Ethnography of Neoliberalism in the Asian Tiger Economy". The trial lecture will take place earlier the same day.

Bangladesh garment workers
Mohammad Tareq Hasan's research is based on his 15 months long fieldwork among garment workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Trial lecture

Hasan will give a trial lecture for the PhD-degree on the assigned topic:

"The History of Inequalities of Class and Gender in Rural East Bengal/Bangladesh from 1947 to the Present: Its Relevance to the Moral Economy of Female Workers in the Contemporary Bangladesh Garment Industry."

Time: October 19, 09:15
Place: Auditorium på Ulrike Pihls hus, Prof. Keysers gt. 1

Public defence

The title of the thesis is: "Industry, Work, and Capitalism in Bangladesh: An Ethnography of Neoliberalism in the Asian Tiger Economy".

Time: October 19, 10:30
Place: Auditorium på Ulrike Pihls hus, Prof. Keysers gt. 1

The evaluation committee

  • First opponent: Professor Donald M. Nonini, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina 
  • Second opponent: Associate Professor Lamia Karim, Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon
  • The third member of the committee is professor Professor Olaf Smedal, Department of Social Anthropology, Universitety of Bergen

The public defence will be chaired by Professor Liv Johanne Syltevik.

The event is open to the public. All interested are welcome!