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Invitation to PhD defence by Yarong Chen

Title of thesis: The Historical Relations between UNESCO and China with a Focus on the Mutual Impacts, 1945-1950


21.08.2020 kl. 13.00 - 16.00


PhD defence by Yarong Chen

NB. Due to the COVID-19 situation the public and AAU members will be able to watch the PhD defence online. If you are a staff member at Department of Politics and Society, you will receive an invitation in outlook. If you are not a staff member at the department, please sign up at this link and you will receive a link to the online defence shortly before the defence:  Registration deadline: 20.08.20 at 15.00

Title of the lecture: “A critical reflection on how Actor-Network Theory (ANT) and the concept of transcultural translation have informed the thesis’ empirical analysis”


13:00: Welcome by Moderator

13:05: PhD presentation (45 min)

13:50: Break

14:05: Opponents examination

15:35: Questions from the audience

16:00: End of defence

Members of the assessment committee

Associate Professor Marianne Rostgaard, Aalborg University (chair)
Former UNESCO chief archivist, Jens Boel, Denmark
Associate Professor Andreas Steen, Aarhus University


Professor Poul Duedahl, Aalborg University


Head of Department, Michael Baggesen Klitgaard, Aalborg University

Photo: AAU


Department of Politics and Society

Registration Deadline

20.08.2020 kl. 15.00