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Disputation: Martine Greek

Master Martine Greek at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending the thesis Searching for Development. State Relations and Local Aspirations among Rural Mapuche in Neoliberal Chile.

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Digital Public Defence

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Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite anyone who wishes to serve as an ex auditorio to do so by writing in the chat or give signal by clicking on  "Raise hand".


Click here to join the public defence at 15:00 (Opens at 14:30)

Trial lecture

Title: Development projects often produce an affective relationship between the state and local communities, whereby notions of national belonging are re-articulated. How do emerging notions and practices of national belonging in terms of class, citizenship, and indigeneity relate to each other in the context of state development encounters?




Adjudication committee

  • Associate Professor Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Department of Anthropology, Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile
  • Dr. Chika Watanabe, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester
  • Professor Nefissa Naguib, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo

Chair of defence

Associate Professor Rune Flikke, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo


  • Professor emerita Marit Melhuus, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo
  • Professor Penny Harvey, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester

About the thesis

See abstract



Published May 14, 2020 10:18 AM - Last modified Mar. 30, 2022 1:54 PM