Elisabet Fura New Chair of Raoul Wallenberg Institute

Elisabet Fura has been appointed Chairperson of the Board of Trustees at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund. She assumes the new position on 1 July. Most recently Fura was the Chief Parliamentary Ombudsman in Sweden where she served from 2012 to 2016. From 2003 till 2012, she served…

What About Male Privilege?

Professor Nancy Dowd’s research focuses on social justice issues connected to family law, and touches also on juvenile law, constitutional law, race and gender analysis, and social change theories. In this episode, she talks about her recent book, which is The Man Question: Male Privilege and Subordination (2010), in which she explores masculinities theories as…

Navigating Human Rights in an Unknown World

Morten Kjaerum, the director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, joins us for our latest episode of the On Human Rights Podcast. He talks about his concern for the increasingly authoritarian trends worldwide, mitigating fear and angst, how the human rights world can be more active dealing with inequality, and what he’s hopeful for going forward.

Lecture: The Dynamics of Minority-Majority Relations in Europe

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute is hosting a lecture titled, “The dynamics of minority-majority relations in Europe: Emerging paradigm shift, or old wine in new bottles?” on May 31. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Tove H. Malloy, who teaches at the Europa-Universität-Flensburg, Germany, and heads up the European Centre for Minority Issues’ research cluster Citizenship…