Keynote Speakers

Jutta Lindert, University of Emden, Germany

TALK TITLE: War, Refugees and Mental Health

Jutta Lindert is full professor of Public Health at the University of Emden, Emden, Germany and resident scholar at the WRSC, Brandeis University, USA. Her main research interests are Global Public Mental Health, especially migration and mental health, violence and mental health, traumatic life events and mental health, and lifecourse epidemiology. Recently, she is working on resilience and well-being in marginalized groups. Additionally, she is president of the Section on “Public Mental Health” of the “European Association of Mental Health”(EUPHA). Currently, she is involved in several multicentre research-projects investigating mental healthand resilience. Before being appointed as Professor of Public Health she worked at different universities in theUnited Kingdom (Queen Mary& The Barts in London) and in Germany (e.g. Protestant University of Ludwigsburg, University of Bielefeld, University of Mainz).