Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Mari Norbakk
On June 9 2020 Mari Norbakk will defend her doctoral thesis for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen.
The title of the thesis
«The Egyptians of Qatar: An Ethnographic Exploration of Middle-class Expatriation in the Arabian Gulf»
- Press release (in Norwegian): Egyptiske middelklassemigranter i Qatar
June 8, 15.15 Digital meeting room
Assigned topic: “Cosmopolitanism in the Gulf: How does an ethnographic understanding of the Egyptian middle class in Qatar inform our understandings of cosmopolitanism in the Middle East, and how does that understanding speak to cosmopolitanism more broadly as an interdisciplinary concept?”
June 9, 10.15 Digital meeting room
1st opponent: Professor Andrew Gardner, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Puget Sound
2nd opponent: Professor Magnus Marsden, Department of Anthropology, University of Sussex
Associate Professor Synnøve Bendixsen, Department of Social Anthropology
Meet the Candidate after the Public Defense
Join us in Digital meeting room directly after the public defense to meet and greet the candidate. In this meeting you may join with microphone and camera.
How to attend the trial lecture and public defence
Welcome to virtual trial lecture and defense! To attend the trial lecture and defense, click on the links above.
The trial lecture will start at 15.15. and the defense at 10.15, sharp. You may leave and rejoin the meeting at any time. If the Zoom application is new to you, we recommend that you press the link well before the events to download the program.
The audience are observing participants only, and therefore not able to turn on microphone and camera during the events. We recommend choosing "Speaker view". Select this in the upper right corner when in Zoom.
The thesis is available on request to Hanne.Gravermoen@uib.no. It is not allowed to download, print or share the thesis.
The trial lecture and defense will be recorded in case of technical difficulties. The recorded material will only be used if any member of the committee is absent due to technical errors, and we will delete it immediately after the committee has approved the events.