PhD Defence by Ester Holte Kofod

PhD Defence by Ester Holte Kofod

Ester Holte Kofod will defend her thesis "Parental Grief after Infant Loss - Grief as a Normative Practice".


19.06.2017 kl. 13.00 - 16.00



PhD supervisor:

Prof. Svend Brinkmann, Aalborg University

PhD committee:

Professor Jaan Valsiner, Aalborg University
Research Associate, PhD, Christine Valentine, University of Bath
Associate Professor Ditte Winther-Lindqvist, Aarhus University

About the thesis

This thesis examines bereaved parents’ experiences of grief after the loss of an infant child, and how cultural representations, expectations, and norms mediate individual bereavement experiences.

Read more and download thesis


The defence is followed by a reception.

Everybody is welcome!


About Ester Holte Kofod


Department of Communication and Psychology


Kroghstræde 3, 9220 Aalborg, room 1.104