Hans Ingvar Filip Roth – Professor of Human Rights, Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies (SUITS)

Hans Ingvar Roth is Professor of Human Rights at Stockholm University. He holds a PhD in ethics from Lund University, a Master of Letters in philosophy from Oxford University, a BA in Political Science, Philosophy, Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University and an MA in History and Religious Studies from Stockholm University. He has written extensively on human rights, freedom of religion, affirmative action and multiculturalism. His most recent book is P.C.Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (forthcoming at University of Pennsylvania Press in October 2018). Roth has also worked as a professor in human rights studies at Lund University (chair), senior lecturer in religious studies at Linköping University, researcher at the Centre for Multiethnic Studies at Uppsala University, senior advisor at the Ministry of Justice, as Human Rights Officer for OSCE in Bosnia and as secretary in the parliamentary committee on discrimination laws. Roth has also been a member of the Swedish Cultural Council (Non-fiction committee). Roth is head of the Swedish team in the EU project “Accept Pluralism” which is a comparative study of integration- and minority policies in Europe. (www.eui.eu/Projects/Accept/Home.aspx) Roth has given lectures at the University of Concepcion in Chile and he is also involved as an advisor in the PhD program at the Department of Education at the University of Concepcion. He has also given guest lectures at Toronto University (Department of Political Science), Aarhus University (Department of Political Science), and Gdansk University (Philosophy). Roth is also active as a public intellectual in daily press, especially in the national newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.