IMER Bergen

Successful Doctoral Defense by Olav Elgvin

On December 18, 2020 Olav Elgvin defended his doctoral thesis for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen.

Olav Elgvin
Olav Elgvin: Foto/ill.: Alf Tore Bergsli, Fafo

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IMER congratulates its research affiliate, Olav Elgvin, on the successful defense of his PhD thesis today, 18 December 2020!

Thesis Title:"Between a Rock and a Hard Place. The Islamic Council of Norway and the Challenge of Representing Islam in Europe".

Olav was also the coordinator of IMER until mid 2018.

Congratulations Olav!

Trial Lecture: ​“The religious dialogue approach as a mechanism for integration and social cohesion”

Evaluation Committee: 

- Professor Grete Brochmann, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo 

- Professor Göran Larsson, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg  

Committee chairProfessor Lise Rakner, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen