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PhD Defence by Thomas Trøst Hansen

PhD Defence by Thomas Trøst Hansen

Thomas Trøst Hansen defends the PhD Thesis: The Impacts of Academic Events - Cycles of Credibility as an Analytical Framework.


11.06.2020 kl. 09.00 - 12.00


About the thesis

This PhD dissertation explores the impact of academic events such as congresses, conferences, symposia, and meetings. More specifically, the focus is on the academic impact for individual attendees and chairs. Read more.


Due to the Covid-19 situation, the PhD defence will be carried out via Skype for Business. Please send an email to Hanne Porsborg Clausen, hannepc@hum.aau.dk, no later than 10 June 2020 and you will get an invite for the event. Thomas Trøst Hansen's thesis is available here.

Question from the audience: During the break, members of the audience are welcome to email questions to the moderator (davidp@hum.aau.dk). The moderator will then open the microphone or ask the question on behalf of the participant.


Programme as pdf.

PhD supervisor:

Prof. David Budtz Pedersen, Aalborg University

Assistant PhD supervisors:

Associate Prof. Carina Ren, Aalborg University

Director of Convention, Kit Lykketoft, Wonderful Copenhagen

PhD committee:

Professor Margaret Deery, University of Technology Sydney

Senior researcher Mads P. Sørensen, Aarhus University

Professor Christian Jantzen, Aalborg University


Department of Communication and Psychology


Online through Skype for Business