Editor-in chief, Baltic Worlds.

Ninna Mörner

Editor-in-chief for the Journal Baltic Worlds and the web site .

Educated as a journalist, active since 1991. Internship at the Swedish Institute for International Affairs (Swedish: Utrikespolitiska Institutet), spring 1990 – covering the fall of the wall. Freelance writer reporting for the Swedish press on the changes in Eastern Europe and Russia.

Over the years she has been an editor of numerous specialist literature projects, and author of several articles and reports in a manyfold of journals, magazins and books. She has also lectured and taught journalism. Editor-in-chief of the magazine Tidningen Brottsoffer [Crime victims magazine] and its Web site, 2003–2009.

Master’s thesis in economic history, focusing on human trafficking from the former Communist countries of Eastern Europe, spring 2009. Published peer-reviw article: Victim, object, loser, breadwinner and actor. A more complexed understanding of trafficked women. Tidskrift för Genusvetenskap [Journal of Gender Studies], nr 3, 2010. Writer of several reports, mappings and debate article on human trafficking from a human right perspectives. Ninna mörne ris also a human right activist. She is a frequent speaker and trainer in matters concerning human trafficking.

She has been involved in many EU-projects concerning human trafficking; National coordinator in 2009 for a research project Feasibility and Assessment Study on a European Hotline for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings, which the European Commission initiated. In 2010, country researcher for the EU project  E-Notes, European NGOs Observatory on Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery (; 2011 taking part in the European project Safer Path, conducting research on asylum-seekers and trafficked people’s rights and access to support services in EU Member States.; Since 2011 Swedish representant in ENPATES (European NGO:s Platform Against Trafficking, Exploitation and Slavery) working with information exchange, data collection, co-operation around victim support issues and monitoring measures taken in the combat trafficking in human beings; since 2013 member of EU Platform Civil society against human trafficking; 2012-14  part of the culture project  Dream business about trafficking and exploitation of bodies and dreams ”Dream business”, which involved workshops with young people and practitioners; staging a theater play and arranging seminars with researchers and experts to create a wider context around the play and the questions it arises; 2014-2016 involved in developping a national refferal mechanism in Sweden; 2016 editor of the Swedish version of the STROM-projects guidelines for municipalities with CBSS (Council of the Baltic Sea States ); 2016 participating in OSCe workshops for creating a n updated version of the OSCE handbook for National Refferal Mechanism. Ninna Mörner is also involved in arranging meetings in the nexus between research (at Södertörn University) and operative work about human trafficking.

She is initiative taker to the Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking (2013). Founder and chair of the paraplui-organization Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking (formed 2017). The Platform is reporting on a yearly basis to the Swedish National Rapporteur and administrating a support programme to victims of human trafficking with funding from the National Coordinator. The Swedish Platform civil society against human trafficking has a membership in EU Platform Civil society against human trafficking and cooperate as well with the Council of the Baltic Sea States and OSCE. The platform report to GRETA on the implementation of the EU-convention and also to the UNDOC TIP-report. More information on


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Articles by Ninna Mörner

  1. Authoritarian regimes stifle academic freedom

    On the 6th of May this year, Baltic Worlds arranged a seminar at CBEES on the topic of the shrinking space for academic freedom. Updated reports from Poland and Hungary was followed by a presentation of the autocratic learning process in Eurasia. Finally there were suggestions on how protect academic freedom and work for international scholarly solidarity.

  2. “FEMACT is led by an ethos of feminism-across-borders”

    The academic community is international, and this solidarity crosses borders. Angelika Sjöstedt-Landén is one of the founders of the network FEMACT, that aim to fight the limiting space for academic freedom. We asked her to explain more about the initiative.

  3. Academic freedom. The very heart of the scientific process

    The Swedish National Commission for UNESCO and the Young Academy of Sweden arranged a symposium “The Shrinking Academic Freedom in Europe” November 9, 2018 in Stockholm. This symposium was one of many that have been organized lately on the topic threats to academic freedom, which can be seen as a sign and an acknowledgement that there is cause for worry.

  4. “There is a global crisis of attacks on higher education”

    Scholars at Risk (SAR) is an international network of institutions and individuals whose mission it is to protect scholars and promote academic freedom. We ask five questions to Lauren Crain, Director of Research and Learning at Scholars at Risk.

  5. Roundtable. Threats to academic freedom

    Academic freedom is under attack. One example of mobilizing in order to protect academic freedom is the roundtable that was organized in connection with 2017 CBEES Annual conference Competing Futures: From Rupture to Re-articulation, at Södertörn University November 30 to December 1.

  6. Trailer Russian Revolution 100 years

  7. Art in protest. Pussy Riot in Mordovia, Russia

    Lusine Djanian and Alexey Knedlyakovsky at the Bakhtin workshop shared their experiences from the art protest in 2013, in the Russian Republic of Mordovia, the historical place for those serving sentence or being exiled. And it was in this region where Bakhtin spent many years of his life when he was not allowed to live in Moscow. The protest was a direct action to support the demands of Pussy Riot-member Nadezda Toloknnikova, who was serving her sentence in prison for the action in the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior.

  8. Bakhtinian theory in postcolonial and postsocialist space

    The workshop “Bakhtinian Theory in Postcolonial and Postsocialist Perspective” was organized to link with the publication of the special section on “Bakhtinian theory in a postcolonial and postsocialist perspective” in Baltic Worlds (number 1, 2017).

  9. Archiv

    2016. Backlash in the East Baltic Worlds publishes comments and opinions on the recent situation in Poland concerning the abortion […]

  10. Baltic Worlds supports CEU

    Baltic Worlds invites you to support CEU with its long-held reputation as a center of innovation, academic excellence and scientific inquiry.

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