Photo: Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO
Photo: Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO

​Kaja Borchgrevink has defended her thesis today, 9 June 2017  'With Faith in Development: Islamic Charity as Development in Practice?' at  Department of International Environment and Development Studies NoragricFaculty of Landscape and Society at NMBU Ås Campus.

Her trial lecture:
Is women's apparently increasing involvement in religious life, including piety movements and religio-political organisations, likely to contribute to egalitarian social change in southern Asia?

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Emeritus Professor Carole Rakodi, University of Birmingham, UK
Second opponent: Dr. Tamsin Bradley, University of Portsmouth, UK
Committee coordinator: Dr. Poul Wisborg, Noragric, NMBU, Norway

Associate Professor Ingrid Nyborg, Department of International Environment and Development Studies (Noragric), NMBU
Dr. Kristian Berg Harpviken, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway