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State-building in fragile states: Strategies of embedment

Maria-Louise Clausen successfully defended her PhD dissertation, based on a Yemeni case study, at the Department of Political Science in September.

02.09.2016 | Mark Sedgwick

In her lecture, Clausen discussed the general lessons to be learned about state-building interventions in 'fragile' states, how states can can be conceptualized, and how different conceptualizations influence the way state-building interventions should be studied. She showed how external actors can intervene in order to strengthen the state, and drew general lessons about state-building interventions.