PhD defence by Roselle Leah Kolipano Rivera

Gender and transport in the Philippines
PhD student

Roselle Leah Kolipano Rivera

Tuesday 7 Dec 2021, 15:00 - 17:00
PhD defence
Spoken Language
Aula B and livestream
International Institute of Social Studies
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A limited number of people may attend this defence in-person.
If you would like to attend in-person, please register by completing the registration form at the bottom of this page.

The defence can also be followed LIVE via ISS livestream (see 'Watch the defence live' below)


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On 7 December, Roselle Leah Kolipano Rivera will defend her thesis 'Beyond access: Gender and transport justice in Davao City, Philippines'

This study brings together emerging perspectives in urban transport studies in an attempt to integrate them under the concept of transport justice. 

Focusing on Davao City in The Philippines, Rivera elucidates the marginalization of the interests of low-income users, the majority of whom are women traders and workers.

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PhD defence Roselle Rivera

Doctoral Board


Professor Inge Hutter

Doctoral dissertation supervisors

Professor Irene van Staveren
Dr Erhard Berner

Members of the Full Doctoral Committee

Dr Bernadette P. Resurrección, Queen's University
Professor Karel Martens, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Dr Lasse Gerrits
Professor Thea Hilhorst, ISS
Dr Georgina Gomez, ISS

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The ceremony will begin promptly at 15.00 hrs in the Auditorium of the ISS, Kortenaerkade 12, The Hague. The doors will be closed after the start of the Public Defence, but will be briefly opened after the candidate’s introduction to allow latecomers to enter.

Children under 7 years old are not allowed in the Aula during the first part of the ceremony.

Professors are invited to join the academic procession.

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