Born 1945, Swedish. PhD and co-founder of TFF.
Defended her PhD in sociology in October 2001 "With foreign luggage. Thoughts and experiences told by young people with roots in other cultures or The postmodern strangehood." (Department of Sociology, University of Lund). For a description see PressInfo 138
She has been engaged in anti-nuclear activism since the 1960s and member of its conflict-mitigation team to former Yugoslavia. She is also a co-author of some Kalejdoskop articles and annual statements with her husband, Jan Øberg.
Christina cares for a series of practical everyday tasks such as billing, dispatching ordered publications, doing book keeping, proof-reading and editing and participates as a founder in all meetings, although she is not a member of the board.
From 2003, she participates in the foundation's project related to women in Iraq (together with board members Else Hammerich and Kerstin Schultz).
From 2004-2005 she conducts an EU-financed research program that aims to improve the integration of refugees into municipalities in Southern Sweden, a continuation with practial implementation, of her dissertation. It takes place in the municipality of Eslöv close to Lund. See the TFF Eslöv Forum.
In 2003 she was awarded the Peace Prize of the Castel Nuovo municipality in Italy that is given with reference to Dante Alighieri and rewards peace-making efforts.
In 2004-2005 she leads an EU-financed project on improving the process of integration of refugees and others into the Swedish society, taking place in the municipality of Eslöv close to Lund in southern Sweden.
Articles by Christina Spännar
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Christina Spännar & Vibeke Bing - November 2010
Christina Spännar & Vibeke Bing, projektledare, 4:e december 2007
Et nyt år i tsunamiens tegn - med Gudrun Schyman & Christina Spännar
Nytt år i tsunamins tecken - med Gudrun Schyman & Jan Öberg
year in the sign of the
for forgiveness. Year 2000
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