Public Defence: Statebuilding through diaspora recruitment?

  • Date:
  • Location: The defence will be broadcasted live from Brusewitzsalen, Östra Ågatan 19.
  • Doctoral student: Anna Ida Rock
  • About the dissertation
  • Organiser: Department of Government
  • Contact person: Anna Wistus
  • Disputation

Anna Ida Rock defends her thesis "Statebuilding through diaspora recruitment? - The role of capacity, norms and representation for legitimacy in Somaliland and Liberia".

The external reviewer is Professor Isabell Schierenbeck, The School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.


The members of the examining committee are Professor Annika Björkdahl, Department of Political Science, Lund University, Associate Professor Anders Themnér, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University and Professor PerOla Öberg, Department of Government, Uppsala University (also chairman of the Public Defence).

Please note that the defence will be carried out in Swedish.