Monika Lindbekk

Monika Lindbekk

Researcher, Dr

Personal profile

Research

  • Legal Cultures and Comparative Law
  • Gender
  • Decision-making in Courts

Current research

  1. I am a Research Fellow at the Sociology of Law Department at Lund University, working on the project "The Dynamic Life of Child Rights in Three Legal Cultures: A Comparative Analysis of Child Custody Cases", funded by the Swedish Research Council.
  2. I am also involved in The CITIZENS LAW project funded by the Dutch Research Council. At SDU, I also mentor early career scholars as part of JUST SOCIETY, an interdisciplinary project aiming to strengthen the rule of law, access to justice, and redistributive policies.
  3. I am also guest researcher on The CanCode project funded by the TMS Foundation and the University of Bergen. The project focuses on the processes of canonization and codification of Islamic law: How does Islamic law Change? https://uib.no/cancode.

In addition to the post-doctoral research project (above), Monika Lindbekk is involved in the following running projects:

  1. Gender and Judging. Co-organizer of an international research Collaboration dealing with Gender and Judging under the Law and Society Association together with Ulrike Schultz, Rania Maktabi, and Josephine Dawuni.
  2. Gender and Judging in Customary Law Proceedings.  Co-organizer of an international research Collaboration dealing with Gender and Judging under the Law and Society Association together with Ulrike Schultz
  3. The Cairo Research Centre.  The CRC aims to encourage and promote the academic study of Egypt and the Middle East and foster a better understanding of our shared community history and culture. The CRC provides research resources for the study of the region and organises regular public events, lectures and seminars. The Centre is located in the All Saints Episcopal/Anglican Church. It is a partnership between the Church and academics from the British University in Cairo (Egypt), the University of Leicester (UK), Cambridge University (UK), the University of Salzburg (Austria), and Lund University (Sweden). We welcome academics, researchers and members of the public of all nationalities, cultural backgrounds and religious faiths. http://cairoresearchcentre.org/

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

UKÄ subject classification

  • Law and Society

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