31. The Thesis

This blog was created to follow the fieldwork of my Ph.D project in Ilha de Mozambique. On the 27th of November 2014 the thesis was defended and accepted unanimously by a jury composed of Antoni Folkers, Ellen Braae and Niels Grønbæk at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK). Jørgen Eskemose Andersen led the proceedings with special guest Júlio Carrilho from Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo. Printed copies of the thesis can now be found in relevant libraries, some copies yet to be sent and received in Northern Mozambique. Here is an online overview presentation on the thesis and below some photographs from the proceedings. (Thank you Sandra Gonon for photographs.) Some of the fieldwork material will be part of an exhibition at KADK starting next week.

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About Silje

Architect and PhD Candidate based in Copenhagen, Denmark, but working mainly with heritage conservation and urban development in Ilha de Moçambique 2011-13. You can contact me on macutiblog at gmail dot com
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5 Responses to 31. The Thesis

  1. Carlos Beca says:

    Congratulations on your PHD.
    Just a correction – the name of the university is Eduardo Mondlane.
    Best of luck

  2. Paulo Fernandes says:

    Dear Silje, very good news about your Ph.D. Congrats.

  3. Francesca says:

    Dear Silje,
    unfortunately I discovered your blog just one month ago when your research in Mozambique was already over. I’ve read at your articles with attention and interest. I studied architecture in Lisbon and I’m fully in love with vernacular architecture and portuguese architecture heritage around the world.
    Is it possibile to have a copy of your thesis?

    Please keep in contact

    Congrats for you Ph.D!

  4. marwadabaieh says:

    Interesting work Silje. Congratulation 🙂

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