PhD Defence: Only In It for Power and Wealth? Investigating Dictators’ Motives

Matilde Tofte Thorsen will defend her PhD dissertation

2020.11.12 | Line Kjær Vesterbæk

Date Fri 27 Nov
Time 14:15 16:00
Location Aud. A 1 (1333/101)

To complete the PhD study programme in Political Science Matilde Tofte Thorsen presents her PhD dissertation, giving a public lecture followed by a defence        

The subject of the lecture is:

“Why should we care about dictators being motivated by ideology or other factors? And to what extent do ideologically motivated dictators behave differently than dictators motivated primarily by self-interest when they face serious challenges to their rule from, for example, the masses, other elites, or external actors?” 

The title of the dissertation:

 

Only In It for Power and Wealth? Investigating Dictators’ Motives

The assessment panel consists of:

Associate Professor Jakob Tolstrup, AU

Professor Natasha Lindstaedt, University of Essex

 

Professor Carl-Henrik Knutsen, University of Oslo

Where and when:

Friday November 27, 2020 at 2:15-4:00 pm

Attendance at the defence:

Because of Covid 19 registration is necessary. Please sign up here:  

https://www.tilmeld.dk/forsvar

 

PhD forsvar