Department of Geography
Trial lecture and public defence

Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Kristin Edith Abrahamsen Kjærås

On 16 November Kristin Edith Abrahamsen Kjærås will defend her doctoral thesis "A Critical Geography of Compact Urbanism" for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen.

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The title of the thesis

"A Critical Geography of Compact Urbanism"
Press release (in Norwegian): Finnes det alternativer i Oslos kompakte byutvikling?

Trial Lecture

Assigned topic: "New approaches to compact urbanism: detecting and differentiating difference, alternatives, and representation."  

16 November, 09:15 - 10:00
Zoom webinar (passord  pP6XCSF9)

Public Defence

16 November, 11:15 - 15:00
Zoom webinar (passord  pP6XCSF9)

1st opponent: Professor Colin McFarlane, Department of Geography, Durham University
2nd opponent: Researcher Marianne Millstein, Centre for Welfare and Labour Research, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research International Studies and Migration( NIBR)

Chair of committe
Professor Knut Hidle, Department of Geography, University of Bergen

The trial lecture and public defence will be chaired by Associate Professor Peter Andersen

Meet the Candidate after the Public Defence
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.

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.

If you want to attend as opponent ex auditorio, please send an e-mail to Anne-Kathrin.Thomassen@uib.no by 13.00 November 16th. Other questions can also be sent here.

The thesis is available on Bora and on request to Anne-Kathrin.Thomassen@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.