Minna Lundgren

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Minna Lundgren holds a PhD in Sociology. She defended her dissertation 'Boundaries of Displacement: Belonging and Return among Forcibly Displaced Young Georgians from Abkhazia' in September 2016.

Forskningsområden

In her doctoral research project Minna Lundgren focused experiences of protracted displacement among internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Abkhazia living in Georgia. She used both qualitative and quantitative methods to explore understandings of belonging and return among among youth with no or few memories from Abkhazia before the armed conflicts broke out in the region in the early 1990ies.

Her current research includes local integration of refugees in Sweden, and different aspects of everyday life inside Abkhazia.

Pågående forskning

Minna Lundgren is presently involved in the project Sustainable Community Building (HåSa - Hållbart samhällsbyggande) financed by Tillväxtverket.

Undervisning

Minna Lundgren is program director for the Risk and Crisis Management program. She teaches introductory courses in Sociology along with courses in leadership, intersectionality and working life, and sociological methods. Minna Lundgren has several years of experience in supervision of undergraduate students. She has also previous experience from teaching courses in the bachelors program in Social Work (social law, disability, organization theory, migration and integration).

Övrigt

Minna Lundgren is a member of the Association of Nationalities Studies (ASN). She is a member of the steering committee of the Nordic-Baltic Network for Caucasus Studies.

Publikationer

Artiklar i tidskrifter

Lundgren, M. (2017). Riskscapes: Strategies and practices along the Georgian-Abkhazian boundary line and inside Abkhazia. Journal of Borderlands Studies,  

Lundgren, M. (2016). Place matters : return intentions among forcibly displaced young Georgians from Abkhazia living in Tbilisi and Zugdidi. Caucasus survey, vol. 4: 2, ss. 129-148.  

Lundgren, M. (2014). Avlägsen tillhörighet: Om skapande och upprätthållande av platstillhörighet bland georgiska internflyktingar från Abkhazien : Distant belongings: On the maintaining and creation of place attachment among Georgian IDPs from Abkhazia. Nordisk Østforum, vol. 28: 3, ss. 215-237.

Perlinski, M. , Blom, B. , Morén, S. & Lundgren, M. (2011). The dialectics between specialization and integration : Politicians' and managers' views on forms of organization in the Swedish social services. Administration in Social Work, vol. 35: 1, ss. 60-87.

Morén, S. , Blom, B. , Lundgren, M. & Perlinski, M. (2010). Specialisering eller integration? : En studie av socialarbetares syn på arbetsvillkor och insatser i tre organisationsformer. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift, : 2, ss. 189-209.

Lundgren, M. , Blom, B. , Morén, S. & Perlinski, M. (2009). Från integrering till specialisering : om organisering av socialtjänstens individ- och familjeomsorg 1988-2008. Socialvetenskaplig Tidskrift, : 2, ss. 162-183.

Doktorsavhandlingar, sammanläggningar

Lundgren, M. (2016). Boundaries of displacement : Belonging and Return among Forcibly Displaced Young Georgians from Abkhazia. Diss. (Sammanläggning) Östersund : Mittuniversitetet, 2016 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 250)  

Kapitel i böcker, del av antologier

Lundgren, M. , Sjöstedt Landén, A. , Olofsson, A. , Lexhagen, M. & Jonsson, U. (2016). #miunjubfest - att berätta en historia och att skriva historien. I Makten att berätta: om tal och tystnad i tid och rum. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University (Genusstudier vid Mittuniversitetet). S. 24-31.  

Lundgren, M. (2016). Röster om krig. I Makten att berätta: om tal och tystnad i tid och rum. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University (Genusstudier vid Mittuniversitetet). S. 93-104.  

Lundgren, M. (2015). Crossing the border : An intergenerational study on belonging and temporary return among IDPs from Abkhazia. I Security, Democracy and Development in the Southern Caucasus and the Black Sea Region. Bern, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien : Peter Lang Publishing Group (Interdisciplinary Studies on Central and Eastern Europe). S. 229-248.  

Konferensbidrag

Lundgren, M. (2016). Borders as Spaces of Risk : Power and Otherness along the Georgian-Abkhazian Boundary Line. Paper presented at the The Association for the Study of Nationalities 2016 World Convention,New York, USA,14-16 april,2016

Lundgren, M. (2016). Riskscapes: Strategies and Practices along the Georgian-Abkhazian Boundary Line. Paper presented at the ASN European Conference: Europe, Nations and Insecurity: Challenges to Identities, Kaunas, Lithuania, 30 June – 2 July, 2016

Lundgren, M. (2016). Tourism in Contested Abkhazia: Internal Peace and External Challenges. Paper presented at the The 8th Kinneret International Tourism Conference: Tourism as a Peace Promoter among People and Countries: Vision or Reality?, January 12, 2016, Tiberias, Israel

Lundgren, M. (2015). Everyday life and risk in an unresolved conflict zone : the case of Abkhazia. Paper presented at the Mapping the Field – Research on Crisis and War, Nordic PhD Conference, Stockholm, September 17, 2015

Lundgren, M. (2015). Everyday life and risk in unrecognized space. Paper presented at the CBEES Annual Conference: Places and non-places of modernity: Movement, memory and imagination in contemporary Europe, December 3-4, 2015

Lundgren, M. (2014). Distant Belongings : On Maintaining and Creation of Attachment to a Place Distant in Time and Space. Paper presented at the Joint Regional Conference of the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) and the Central Eurasian Studies Society (CESS), May 22-24, 2014

Lundgren, M. (2014). Personal risk perception and experiences of risk among Georgian youth in Gali district, Abkhazia. Paper presented at the De-facto Entities in the Post-Soviet Space: Dynamics and Prospects, 4-5 September 2014, Sevan, Armenia

Lundgren, M. (2013). Crossing  the  Border : An Intergenerational Study on Belonging and Temporary Returns among Internally Displaced from Abkhazia. Paper presented at the European Border Studies Conference: Mapping Conceptual Change in Thinking European Borders, Bergamo, Italy, July 3-5, 2013

Lundgren, M. (2012). Crossing the Border : An Inter-generational Study on Belonging and Temporary Return among IDPs from Abkhazia. Paper presented at the Security, Democracy and Development in the Southern Caucasus and the Black Sea Region, Istanbul, 11-13 October, 2012

Rapporter

Bellman, L. , Ekholm, S. , Giritli Nygren, K. , Hemmingsson, O. , Jarnkvist, K. , Kvarnlöf, L. , Lundgren, M. , Olofsson, A. & et al. (2016). Climate Change, Insurance, and Households : A Literature Review. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University (RCR Working Paper Series 2016:2).  

Övrigt

Lundgren, M. (2017). Rasism mot samer på SVT Jämtlands Facebooksida. Östersund.