PhD defence at Tartu

On 26 September at 16.00, Kristina Kallas is defending her doctoral dissertation at the Senate Hall of the University of Tartu (Ülikooli 18).

The PhD dissertation focuses on analysing the dynamic relationship of ethnopolitical relations in triadic configuration between Estonia as nationalising state, Estonian Russians as a minority and Russia as historic homeland of the minority. By applying the conceptual framework of triadic nexus developed by Rogers Brubaker (1996) the dissertation analysis Estonia’s ethnopolitical regime and the dynamics of its change in last two decades.

Supervisor: Vello Pettai (University of Tartu)
Opponent: Pål Kolstø (University of Oslo)
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