SCAS News - 23 September, 2021

Pro Futura Scientia Fellow Lisa Hellman Elected Member of the Young Academy of Sweden

Lisa Hellman, who was admitted to the SCAS Pro Futura Scientia Programme in 2020, has been elected
Member of the Young Academy of Sweden. Hellman is one of eight scholars who were presented as
new members of the Academy yesterday.

Lisa Hellman is Researcher in History at Lund University and Research Leader at the Bonn Center for
Dependency and Slavery Studies, Universität Bonn. She joins co-Pro Futura Fellows Sofia Lodén and
Aryo Makko as a member of the Academy.

The Young Academy of Sweden is an independent, interdisciplinary forum for the most promising
young researchers in Sweden. Its operations rest on four pillars: internationalization, outreach, science
policy, and transdisciplinarity. The criteria for election are scientific excellence and a proven interest
and engagement in the Academy’s areas of interest. The Academy was founded in 2011 on the initiative
of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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