PhD defence: Mikkel Brauer-Johnsen

Legitimacy management in project-based organisations

2019.05.20 | Vibeke Vrang

Date Tue 25 Jun
Time 13:00 15:15
Location Building 2626, G Harvard


To complete the PhD study programme in Business Communication, Mikkel Brauer-Johnsen presents his PhD dissertation, giving a public lecture followed by a defence on 25 June 2019 at 13:00. 

Title of the dissertation
“Legitimacy management in project-based organisations”

Topic of the defence
“Legitimacy management in project-based organisations: Legitimation strategies in the context of client relationships"

Assessment committee

  • Professor Christa Thomsen, Aarhus University (chair)
  • Professor Jesper Falkheimer, Lund University, Sweden
  • Associate Professor Sara Grex, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)


  • Head of Research Helle Kryger Aggerholm, Danish School of Media and Journalism
  • Associate Professor Per Svejvig    

After the defence, which is public and open to all, the department will host a reception in Valhalla (M212A). 

The thesis can be downloaded from Mikkel's staff profile approx. 14 days prior to the defence. 

PhD defence