Award-winning journalist and author
Member of the Swedish Writers' Union
Journalist, author and lecturer Lisa Bjurwald's award-winning book Keyboard Warriors (Skrivbordskrigarna) is focused on the burning topic of Internet radicalisation and the far right online.
The critically acclaimed reportage book Europe's Shame (Europas skam) details the rise of Europe's far right and has been translated into several languages.
Lisa Bjurwald, editor and previously op-ed writer at leading Swedish dailies, has also published an investigative book on women in the extreme right (Good Day, Sister in Arms).
She writes for a range of newspapers and magazines and is editor and co-owner of the Swedish media industry's paper, Medievarlden.se.
God dag kampsyster!, on women in the extreme right
2011: The publishing house Natur & Kultur's writer's stipend
2010: Swedish winner of the European Parliament Prize for Journalism, press category
2010: US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Washington, D.C. and other US cities
2009: Milena Jesenská Journalism Fellowship, Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna
2007: Artists Against Nazis stipend, Stockholm
20 years of journalistic experience as reporter, editorial writer, editor, columnist, researcher, foreign correspondent
Specialized in current affairs, political extremism, right-wing populism, terrorism, press freedom, equality issues, security policies