PhD Defence: Regulating Tobacco Products in the Internal Market

Viktoria Obolevich is defending her PhD thesis: Regulating Tobacco Products in the Internal Market.

06.12.2017 | Michael Schrøder

Dato tor 21 dec
Tid 15:00 17:30
Sted Aarhus University, building 1342, lecture hall 455

Viktoria Obolevich

Rooted in the legal dogmatic method and adding law and economics analysis and insights from behavioral science, particularly from behavioral political economy, the dissertation analyses tobacco products regulation contained in the new Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40/EU.

Special attention is devoted to the provisions of labelling and packaging, including standardised or plain packaging of tobacco products in the European Union.

Topic of the lecture:

"Methodological challenges in the intersection between law and economics in relation to the topic of the thesis (tobacco regulation)"

The assessment committee:


  • Professor Stefan Voigt, Hamburg University
  • Professor Kim Østergaard, University of Southern Denmark
  • Professor Michael Steinicke, Aarhus University (Chair)


After the defence the Department of Law will host a reception in building 1414, room 311.

Everyone is welcome.

More information

Cita Dyveke Kristensen,  PhD Secretary
The Department of Law
Aarhus BSS - Aarhus University