Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO
Julie Lunde Lillesæter/PRIO

Jonas Vestby has defended his thesis today, 9 March 2018: 'Climate, development, and conflict: Learning from the past and mapping uncertainties of the future' at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Oslo.

His trial lecture:

Explaining Ethnic Conflict: Micro-, Meso- and Macro-Approaches

Evaluation committee:

  • Professor Nils Weidmann, University of Konstanz
  • Amanuensis Anita Gohdes, University of Zürich
  • Professor Olav Schram Stokke, UiO


  • Professor Håvard Hegre, University of Uppsala / PRIO
  • Associate Professor Håvard Strand, UiO / PRIO

You can read more about the defense and the thesis here.