Vox Pop: Lena from Sweden

26 March 2019
Vox Pop: Lena from Sweden -

Lena Granehäll Sweden Eureka Eurac research blogs

Age: 30

Country of origin: Sweden

Country of residence: Italy

Profession: PhD student in paleogenetics at the Institute for Mummy Studies, Eurac Research


Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?

A: Well, of course, the main thing is that I’m able to be here in Italy.


Q: When you think about the EU what is the first picture that comes to your mind?

A: The building of the parliament in Brussels.


Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “

A: …will continue to work for the collaboration between the countries of Europe.


Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!

A: Massive! (I’m a natural scientist, I don’t do adjectives) Complicated, I would say. And enabling maybe?


Q: Explain the EU to an 8-year-old child (in elementary school) in one sentence.

A: So, the European Union is a way for European countries to cooperate and not make wars.


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