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About Stockholm Public Health Lectures

Stockholm Public Health Lectures are open popular science lectures held by leading experts within public health. The lecture series is presented by the Department of Public Health Sciences together with the Center of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Region Stockholm.

The lecture series focuses on key topics in the area of public health, as well as issues that concern the planning and commissioning of healthcare. Stockholm Public Health Lectures is held twice per semester.

The lectures are held in English, free to attend and targeted to a broad audience. After the lecture a reception with snacks and soft drinks will follow, open to all participants.

Upcoming lecture

Welcome to the next lecture in the series that will be held on 25 November. Title for the lecture and speakers will be announced on this page and in the KI Calendar at least a month in advance. 

Watch previous lectures


Social inequalities in health - what can be done to reduce them?

Speaker: Terje Eikemo, Professor of sociology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, and leader of CHAIN

Panel members: Olle Lundberg, Professor of Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University and Johan Carlson, Director General for Swedish Public Health Agency of Sweden.

Moderator: Cecilia Garme, political freelance journalist

Diverging trends in premature mortality in the new world: winners and losers


  • Dr Amy Berrington de González, Branch Chief and Senior Investigator, The National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, US

  • Associate Professor Andreas Bergh, Senior lecturer, Lund University and columnist for "Dagens Nyheter".

Watch the lecture "Diverging trends in premature mortality in the new world"

Universal healthcare access in an era of migration - Hannah Bradby

Universal healthcare access in an era of migration - Dominik Zenner


  • Hannah Bradby, Professor of Medical Sociology at Uppsala University, with special expertise in diversity and healthcare practice
  • Dr Dominik Zenner, Senior Migration Health Advisor for the Migration Health Division in the Regional Office for the EEA, the EU and NATO of the International Organization for Migration


Cecilia Magnusson

Adjunct professor
K9 Department of Public Health Sciences

Marie Hasselberg

K9 Department of Public Health Sciences