Department of Comparative Politics

Trial Lecture and Public Defence: Salla Turunen

On August 9, 2022 Salla Turunen will defend her doctoral thesis for the PhD Degree at the University of Bergen

Portrait of Salla Turunen
Jenni Seppänen

Main content


"Humanitarian Diplomacy at the United Nations"

Link to thesis in Bora

Press release 

The press release is found here here

Trial lecture

9. August 2022, 9:15-10:00

Topic: "Gender and international organizations: beyond counting women and men"

Public defence

9. August 2022, 10:30-14:30 

Venue for the trial lecture and public defence: 

Lite auditorium, Det samfunnsvitenskapelige fakultet (Fosswinckels gate 6) 


  • First opponent: Professor Michael Barnett, George Washington University
  • Second opponent: Senior researcher Kristin Haugevik, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs
  • Head of committee: Professor Georg Picot, Department of Comparative Politics, Universitety of Bergen

Leader of the defense: Professor Leiv Marsteintredet, Department of Comparative Politics, Universitety of Bergen