Evelin Gerda Lindner, MD, PhD, PhD (Dr psychol, Dr med). Born 13th May 1954 in Niedersachsen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1973/74: Studies law, psychology and sinology at the University of Frankfurt; 1978 graduates as a psychologist from the University of Hamburg; 1995 license as a psychologist in Norway. Studies medicine 1978 - 1984 in Germany and New Zealand; 1984 graduates as a physician from University of Hamburg; 1997 license as a physician in Norway. Between 1975-1991 studies and works in Israel, West Africa, Thailand, Malaysia, China, USA, becoming acquainted with different languages and cultures (she handles around 12 languages). 1984 - 1991: Works as a clinical psychologist and psychological counsellor in Cairo, Egypt. 1991 - 1995: Completion of a medical doctorate in the field of cross-cultural quality of life research at the Department of Medical Psychology at the University Hospital of Hamburg; 1994 German doctoral degree in medicine (magna cum laude). 1995- 1996: Participation in the Ethics Programme at the Norwegian's Research Council. 1996 - 2001: Completion of psychological doctorate in the field of social psychology on the dynamics of humiliation and their links to war and violence, based on German history, with field work in Somalia and Rwanda; the research project was anchored at the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway, as part of the research programme on Multilateral Development Assistance, Norwegian Research Council, title of doctorate: "The Feeling of Being Humiliated: A Central Theme in Armed Conflicts. A Study of the Role of Humiliation in Somalia, and Burundi/Rwanda, Between the Warring Parties, and in Relation to Third Intervening Parties." 2001: Norwegian doctoral degree in psychology on the topic of humiliation. Since 2001 Lindner anchors her work on humiliation internationally, she initiates and builds The Center for Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies as a global network under the umbrella of the Columbia University of Conflict Resolution Network in New York.
1980 - 1984: Psychotherapy (Rogerian, individual therapy) at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Hamburg. 1984 - 1991 Private psychological practice in Cairo, Egypt. 1993-1994: founding and chairing the association Global Understanding and organisation of the "Hamburg Chain of Ideas" with the vision of a world house. 1994: Candidate for the European Parliament. 1995 - 1997: Co-operation with International Alert, a non-governmental organisation active in preventive diplomacy. Since 1997 scholar in social and cultural studies, focussing on the topic of humiliation.
Initiates and builds The Center for Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies as a global network under the umbrella of the Columbia University of Conflict Resolution Network in New York.
Dr. Lindner became an adviser to TFF in 1999.
Affiliated to the University of Oslo, Department of Psychology. See her website here. Also affiliated to the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris, and in cooperation with The Columbia University Conflict Resolution Network, New York
Articles by Evelin Lindner
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Evelin Lindner - New book, December 6, 2009
Evelin Lindner, March 2007
Evelin Lindner, November 1, 2006
Evelin Lindner, August 11, 2006
Evelin Lindner, Ralph Summy
and Bertram Wyatt-Brown, June 26, 2006
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Book by Evelin Linder - May
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