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Nobel Peace Laureate Dr Denis Mukwege met with researchers in Örebro

In autum 2019, Nobel Peace Laureate and gynaecologist Dr Denis Mukwege visited our university in conjunction with Human Rights and Peace Week in Örebro. Here you may view a film about his visit.

Dr Denis Mukwege held an open lecture at Örebro University during the morning. Also contributing were Sofia Strid, docent in gender studies and Rúna Baianstovu, senior lecturer in social work, both at Örebro University. The theme for the day was honour violence, violent regimes and sexualised violence as a weapon in war and armed conflicts.

“It is an honour that Dr Mukwege visited our university and discussed these issues. Many of our own researchers study the very subjects he touched on,” says -Karin Andershed, deputy vice-chancellor at Örebro University.

Text: Anna Lorentzon
Translation: Jerry Gray
Film: Sparky Films AB in collaboration with Örebro Convention Bureau, Region Örebro County and Örebro University.