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Evelin Lindner
Evelin Lindner

Welcome to Evelin Lindner's annual lecture "Dignity and Humiliation: Norway and the Concept of likeverd" at the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway, 23rd January 2013, 10.00-12.00, Aud 1, Psykologisk institutt, Harald Schjelderups hus, Forskningsveien 3 A, 0373 Oslo.

Velkommen til Evelin Lindners Śrlige foredrag "Dignity and Humiliation: Norway and the Concept of likeverd," ved Psykologisk institutt ved Universitetet i Oslo, 23. januar 2013, 10.00-12.00, Aud 1, Harald Schjelderups hus, Forskningsveien 3 A, 0373 Oslo.

Evelin Lindner's work focuses on human dignity and humiliation. She is the Founding President of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HumanDHS,, a global transdisciplinary fellowship of concerned academics and practitioners who wish to promote dignity and transcend humiliation. She is also a Co-founder of the World Dignity University initiative (

Dr. Lindner has a dual education as a Medical Doctor and a Psychologist, with two Ph.Ds. She obtained her doctorate in Medicine (Dr. med.) in Hamburg in Germany In 1994, and her doctorate in Psychology (Dr. psychol.) at the University of Oslo in Norway in 2001. She is a research fellow at the University of Oslo since 1997, is affiliated with Columbia University in New York City since 2001 (with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity, AC4), and with the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris since 2003.

Dr. Lindner's book Making Enemies: Humiliation and International Conflict has been honored as "Outstanding Academic Title" by the journal Choice for 2007 in the USA. Her chapter on emotion and conflict in the second edition of the Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice, edited by Morton Deutsch, Peter T. Coleman, and Eric C. Marcus in 2006 was expanded to a book in 2009. Her third book Gender, Humiliation, and Global Security: Dignifying Relationships from Love, Sex, and Parenthood to World Affairs came out in 2010, and her fourth book, A Dignity Economy: Creating an Economy that Serves Human Dignity and Preserves Our Planet in 2012.
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