PhD Defence: The Roots of Urban Self-Government

Jonathan Stavnskær Doucette will defend his PhD dissertation.

2020.10.09 | Line Kjær Vesterbæk

Date Fri 06 Nov
Time 14:15 16:00
Location Aud. A 1 (1333/101)

To complete the PhD study programme in Political Science Jonathan Stavnskær Doucette presents his PhD dissertation, giving a public lecture followed by a defence   

The subject of the lecture is:

What implications (lessons) does your argument have for the analysis of contemporary processes of economic development, state building and democratization? In your answer, discuss the mechanisms of diffusion and the politics of reform, more specifically, how reformers learn about the set of feasible reforms and the reasons they are not able to reform themselves without learning from the examples of others.

The title of the dissertation:

The Roots of Urban Self-Government

The assessment panel consists of:

Professor MSO Peter Sandholt Jensen, SDU

Professor Johannes Lindvall, Statsvetenskapliga Institutionen, Lunds Universitet

Professor Kees van Kersbergen, Institut for Statskundskab, AU

Where and when:

Friday November 6, 2020 at 2:15-4:00 in Aud. A 1 (1333/101)

Attendance at the defence:

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

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