FM Tommi Alho will publicly defend his doctoral thesis in English language and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology at Åbo Akademi University, on Saturday 22 February, at 12 noon in Auditorium Armfelt, Arken (Fabriksgatan 2 /Tehtaankatu 2).
The thesis is entitled “Classical Education in the Restoration Grammar School: A Case Study of Orationes et carmina aliaque exercitia (Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Lit. MS E41)”
Professor Sarah Knight, University of Leicester, UK will serve as opponent and professor Anthony Johnson, Åbo Akademi University, as chair.
Apart from the candidate’s lectio praecursoria in Swedish, the discussion will be in English.
The thesis will be available in Doria