Professor Gina Herrmann is a Norman H Brown, Jr. Faculty Fellow at the University of Oregon. She is a scholar of Spanish literature and culture, Holocaust studies, leftist studies, and oral history. She serves as the interim director of the … Continue reading » “Congratulations to our 2021 Martin Alexandersson Scholarship Recipient – Gina Herrmann”Continue readingMore Tag
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on all members of society, persons with disabilities and especially older persons with disabilities have been disproportionately affected. With the reduction and sometimes complete shutdown of vital services, persons with disabilities were … Continue reading » “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Older Persons in a Pandemic: Findings from Two Studies Conducted in China”Continue readingMore Tag
EU Summit Leaders reached a migration deal last night in Brussels. However many of the details are murky. Matthew Scott, head of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s People on the Move team, provides a quick take on the potential consequences … Continue reading » “These are the Potential Human Rights Implications of Last Night’s EU Deal on Migration”Continue readingMore Tag
In this episode of “On Human Rights,” we have an interview from the recent Nature of Peace conference at Lund University. Our senior researcher Alejandro Fuentes interviews Carl Bruch. He’s a senior attorney and director of international programs at … Continue reading » “What The Environment Has To Do With Peacebuilding”Continue readingMore Tag
The Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet recently published an article in its opinion section about Swedish disability law and policy on the right to personal assistance. The authors are Anna Bruce, an RWI researcher who is advising the Swedish governmenatal … Continue reading » “Here’s What You Need to Know About LSS and Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
Annick Pijnenburg is a new visiting PhD researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She comes from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where she is doing her PhD under the supervision of Conny Rijken and with Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen as co-supervisor. Recently, … Continue reading » “Cooperative Migration Control Policies”Continue readingMore Tag
The two-day conference “The Nature of Peace: Exploring links between the natural environment and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies” recently took place in Lund.
“This conference was organized as a final event in which the interdisciplinary research group ‘The Nature of … Continue reading » “Deep Exploration on Peace and Conflict”Continue readingMore Tag
Curious about what we were up to over the year?
Every year, RWI does its best at summarising the institute’s work for each calendar year. In our Year in Review 2017 (former Annual Report), we report on our programmes in … Continue reading » “This is How We Actually Work with Human Rights”Continue readingMore Tag
A new book, “The Changing Practices of International Law,” explores the challenges of international law during a time marked by extraordinary events like Brexit, the Trump presidency, and the refugee crisis.
The book is written by RWI’s Research Director, Thomas … Continue reading » “Challenges in International Law in the Time of Trump”Continue readingMore Tag