Elena Samonova: Unfinished Liberation: Agricultural Bonded Labour in India and Nepal and the Human Rights-based Approach.
Opponent is Prof. Kevin Bales (on skype)
Public examination: Auditorium XIV, University Main Building, on Friday 9th November 2018 at 2 pm.
Bandana Gyawali will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Ambiguous Bikas – History of the Concept of Development in Nepal 1900-2006.” in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, on 23 August 2018 at 11:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: PIII, Porthania (Yliopistonkatu 3).
Professor Mark Liechty, University of Illinois at Chicago, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Barry Gills as the custos.
The dissertation is also available in electronic form through the E-thesis service.
Liina-Maija Quist: Contested Sea. The Politics of Space, Seafaring and Extraction among Fishers and the Oil Industry in Mexico.
Opponent is Associate Professor Kevin St. Martin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and custos is Professor Barry Gills.
Auditorium XII, University Main Building, Unioninkatu 33, on Saturday 10th February 2018 at 12 noon.