PhD defence: "Lige ressourcer under ideelle og ikke-ideelle omstændigheder” ["Equal resources in ideal and non-ideal circumstances"]

To complete the PhD study programme in Political Science, Rasmus Sommer Hansen will present his PhD thesis, giving a public lecture followed by a defence.


The lecture is titled:

"Der ønskes en diskussion af den kritiske reception af Dworkins politiske teori med særligt henblik på holdbarheden i at anvende abstrakte egalitære principper til at begrunde en specific ressourcelighedsteori”

[”A discussion of the critical reception of Dworkin's political theory, with particular reference to the validity of using abstract egalitarian principles to substantiate a specific theory of equality of resources"]

Please note: The lecture will be in Danish.

Assessment committee:


  • Professor with special responsibilities Per Mouritsen, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (chair)
  • Associate Professor Sune Lægaard, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen
  • Professor Raino Malnes, Department of Political Science, Oslo Universitety


Time & place:
Friday, 16 September 2011, 14:15
Department of Political Science, Aarhus University, Building 1333, Auditorium A1.

Following the defence, the Department of Political Science will host a reception in the lunch room, bldg. 1330.

For further information about Rasmus Sommer Hansen, go to