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Mariekathrine Poppel's PhD defense


Friday 23 October, Mariekathrine Poppel defended her PhD titled: "Mænds vold mod kvinder i samliv" ("Men's violence against women").

Mariekathrine Poppel's PhD deals with the societal structural and social as well as historical reasons why men in Greenland may commit violence against women in marital relationships:

  • What is the connection between men's violence against women in marital relationships and the position and reputation of violent men?
  • What structural and social problems do violent men have?
  • How do violent men understand and explain their act of violence?
  • How can one understand contemporary gender relations in Greenland on a historical background?

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