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Dr. Evelin Lindner



"I dedicate my life to fostering mutual solidarity among all citizens of this world and I spend my life living in our ‘Dignity Dialogue Homes’ on all continents. I was more than delighted when I learned about the wonderful Home for Humanity movement!"


Medical Doctor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dr. med. (Psychological Medicine), Dr. psychol. (Social Psychology), Transdisciplinary Scholar in Social Sciences and Humanities, Founding.

Evelin Lindner has a dual education as a medical doctor and a clinical psychologist, with a Dr. med. from the University in Hamburg in Germany in 1994, and a Dr. psychol. in social psychology from the Department of Psychology of the University of Oslo in 2001, focussing on the dynamics of humiliation in relation to war and genocide. From this work, the organisation Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (HumanDHS) grew forth, both as a transdisciplinary field of research and inquiry and a global network of academics and practitioners who wish to promote dignity and transcend humiliation around the world. Being affiliated with the Department of Psychology in Oslo since 1997, Lindner lives and teaches on all continents to develop HumanDHS globally.

Dr. Lindner’s has written several books, her first book, Making Enemies: Humiliation and International Conflict, was honoured as ‘Outstanding Academic Title’ in the U.S.A. in 2007. Desmond Tutu wrote the Foreword for her third book, Gender, Humiliation, and Global Security. Her sixth book, From Humiliation to Dignity: For a Future of Global Solidarity, with a Foreword by peace philosopher Howard Richards, was finalised in 2022. In her upcoming book, Letter to My Father, she will explain how her work was shaped by the traumatic experiences of war and displacement endured by her father. Lindner has been honoured with various awards, including the Prisoner’s Testament Peace Award in Risør in 2009, and she has received nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

A full list of Evelin’s publications is available on the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies website: ( and Cristin




Dr. Evelin Lindner
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