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Lund University

Lund, Sweden



Susanne Lundin is professor in ethnology since 2002 at Lund University, Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences. Her research is mainly focused on cultural perspectives of the body in health and illness, as well as on medical technologies and societal changes. Current fields of research are analysis of medical praxis with regard to new reproductive technologies, gene therapy, stem cell research, transplantations, and the use of transgenic animals. Further fields are cultural and ethical analysis of prioritization and resource allocation in health care. Her current interest lies with the relationship among emerging bioscientific knowledge, associated technologies, and the moral and political order. Her international research collaboration encompasses a large number of projects and she has a broad international scientific network and experience from international work with WHO, OSCE, IOM and the Council of Europe.
Martin Gunnarson is a PhD candidate in ethnology at the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University, and at the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University. His PhD project, with the working title Please Be Patient: Space, Time and Embodiment in Haemodialysis and Transplantation Care, explores, from a cultural analytical point of view, the practice and patients’ experiences of haemodialysis and kidney transplantation. He holds an MA in ethnology.
Ingela Byström, MSc in Business Administration and International Economics, has worked with EU funding since 1997 and with international research projects at Lund University since 2008. Earlier employed as a research adviser at Research Service office at Lund University, she currently holds two positions: one as a Project Manager in a multidisciplinary research environment financed by the Swedish Research Council, and one in the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences. In the latter position she collaborates with Susanne Lundin in current research projects as well as with financial planning for funding of future research initiations. She has experience from several EU projects at Lund University.

Lund University

With eight faculties and many research centers and specialized schools, Lund University is the largest institution for research and higher education in Sweden. The university cooperates extensively with other universities, colleges and research institutes around the world. An example is Øresund University, which is run by Lund University and 13 other Swedish and Danish universities. Our university is the only Nordic member of Universitas 21, a global organisation made up of 20 universities from 11 countries. Lund University is also a member of The League of European Research Universities (LERU), an association of twelve universities offering high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research.”

International Symposium

21 November 2014

Europol, The Hague,The Netherlands

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