Karin Aggestam

Lund University; University of Queensland; Monash University

Karin Aggestam is professor of political science at Sweden's Lund University, where she holds the Pufendorf chair; honorary professor at University of Queensland in Australia; and visiting professor at Monash University in Australia.

A native of Sweden, previously, she was director of Peace & Conflict Studies at Lund University and senior associate member at St Antony's College, Oxford University.

In addition, Aggestam is lead author for the International Panel on Social Progress; co-editor of the Routledge book series ""Law, Conflict and International Relations""; and board member of the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation.

She is the author of Rethinking Peacebuilding: The Quest for a Just Peace in the Middle East and the Western Balkans.

Featured Work

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/flickr-s/9158791216"> Socialdemokraterna</a><a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/"> (CC)</a>

SEP 28, 2016 Podcast

Karin Aggestam on Sweden's Feminist Foreign Policy

In 2015, the newly formed Swedish government not only declared that it was going to be a feminist government but its foreign minister, Margot Wallström, ...