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

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, ...