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25. Jun
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Disputation: Ronald Mayora Synnes: Young people in immigrant congregations

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25 Jun
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Gabriel Scotts auditorium – B1-001, Campus Kristiansand

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Ronald Mayora Synnes  will defend his thesis «Processes of mathematical inquiry in kindergarten» for the PhD-degree Tuesday 25 June 2019.

Ronald Mayora Synnes  will defend his thesis «Processes of mathematical inquiry in kindergarten» for the PhD-degree Tuesday 25 June 2019.

Ronald Mayora Synnes at the Faculty of Humanities and Education has submitted his thesis entitled «Ungdom i migrantmenigheter. En studie av forhandlinger om religion, etnisitet og kjønn» (Young people in immigrant congregations),  and will defend the thesis for the PhD-degree Tuesday 25 June 2019.

He has followed the PhD programme in Humanities and Education with Specialisation in Religion, Ethics, History and Society.

The Candidate: Ronald Mayora Synnes (Caracas, Venezuela 1981) Master in Religion, Society and Global Issues from MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, 2010, with the dissertation " Religiøsitet blant unge muslimer og kristne i Oslo: En komparativ analyse av åtte unge muslimer og kristnes fortellinger i et kjønnsperspektiv» (Religiousness among young Muslims and Christians in Oslo; A comparative analysis of eight young Muslims and Christian narratives in a gender perspective). Currently employed as an Assistant Professor at NLA University College in Kristiansand.

The trial lecture and the public defence will take place at Arne Garborgs auditorium – B1-006, Campus Kristiansand, Tuesday 25 June 2019.

Dean Sunniva Whittaker, Faculty of Humanities and Education, will chair the disputation.

Trial lecture at 10:00 a.m.

Public defense at 12:00 noon

Given topic for trial lecture«Grenser for norskhet? Etnisk identitet mellom tilskrivelse og selvidentifikasjon» ("Limitations for norwegianness? Ethnic identity between attribution and self-identification")

Thesis Title: «Ungdom i migrantmenigheter. En studie av forhandlinger om religion, etnisitet og kjønn.»

Search for the thesis in AURA - Agder University Research Archive, a digital archive of scientific papers, theses and dissertations from the academic staff and students at the University of Agder. The thesis will also be available at the University Library, and some copies will also be available for loan at the auditorium where the disputation takes place.

Opponents:

First opponent: Research Professor Arnfinn Haagensen Midtbøen

Second opponent: Senior Lecturer Maria Klingenberg, Uppsala University

Professor Pål Ketil Botvar, Department of Religion, Philosophy and History, UiA, is appointed as the administrator for the assessment commitee.

Supervisors were Associate Professor Irene Trysnes, UiA (main supervisor) and Professor Inger Furseth, University of Oslo (co-supervisor)

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