Norrman doktorerar om gruvbolagen, folkfördrivningen och naxaliterna

Doctoral dissertation on Mining, Displacement and Conflict in Maoist India

Jason Miklian from the Department of International Environment and Development Studies at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Noragric) in Ås, Norway, defends his doctoral dissertation entitled ”Mining, Displacement and Conflict in Maoist India” on Friday 27 June 2014, at 13.15. Miklian’s dissertation is a multi-methods thesis which presents the hypothesis that revolutionary conflicts in federal democracies have unique characteristics that are distinguishable from other types of civil wars. The evaluation committee consists of Prof. Stephen Cohen, Brookings Institution, Washington DC, USA; Dr. Dibyesh Anand, Department of Politics and IR, University of Westminister, UK; and Prof. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam, Noragric. It should also be mentioned that one of his external supervisors has been Dr. Priyankar Upadhyaya at Benaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India. Go for the abstract of the thesis.
The dissertation will be preceded by a trial lecture entitled ”Large-scale land acquisitions, displacement and conflict – the Indian mining industry in a global perspective”, starting at 12.15. Venue: Noragric, Auditorium at Bioforsk.


This entry was posted in Naxaliterna, Ursprungsbefolkningen. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.