Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn

Master Student

Mathias Hatleskog Tjønn
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Research Interests

​Colonization history, Decolonization, History of the Present, Italian history, Libyan history Mediterraneran history and Migration


The topic of Mathias's thesis is: The Persistence of Colonialism: A Century of Italo-Libyan Relationships and its Influence on the Current Mediterranean Migration Regime (1911 – 2017). He is affiliated with the DimSec department and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert is his PRIO supervisor. 

Mathias holds a  B.A. in History from the University of Oslo, Norway, where he is currently pursuing an M.A. in Modern International and Transnational History (MITRA). As part of that degree, he worked at the German Historical Institute in Rome, Italy in the fall of 2018 and is writing his master thesis at PRIO as part of the MA student exchange program with the University of Oslo. He also previously earned a B.M. in Composition and Performance from Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA and works as musician and composer.

Research Groups

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PRIO Departments


All Publications

Non-refereed Journal Article