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The Swedish General Election 2010. – The end of one-party domination

The outcome of the 2010 election Late Sunday evening on the 19th of September, it appeared as if the general […]

By Åsa Bengtsson Inga kommentarer till – The end of one-party domination

Solidarity despite reservations

There was no doubt among Swedish diplomats and union leaders that they would support the independent trade union movement Solidarity that had suddenly appeared on the Polish stage. Still, they could not ignore the risk of renewed military intervention that would have had disastrous consequences for Poland and security in Europe. This essay presents how diplomats and union leaders acted and communicated to support the democratization of Poland.

By Klaus Misgeld & Karl Molin Inga kommentarer till despite reservations

Access granted: archives open for researcher

On June 24, 2010 Regeringsrätten, Sweden’s Supreme Administrative Court, reached a verdict, marking a victory for Professor Birgitta Almgren’s research. Both the Swedish Security Service (Säpo) and the Stockholm Administrative Court of Appeal had rejected Professor Almgren's request to obtain the classified documents from the GDR's foreign espionage that the CIA sent to Säpo.

By Anders Björnsson Inga kommentarer till archives open for researcher

Women about women. Discourses on both sides of the Iron Curtain

At the exact time that voices in the Swedish public debate increasingly questioned obstacles to women’s participation in professional work on an equal footing with men, the opposite tendency could be observed in Soviet Russian debates. Here an excerpt from a paper presented at the Aleksanteri Institute’s ninth annual conference.

By Helene Carlbäck Inga kommentarer till Discourses on both sides of the Iron Curtain

The lost Scandinavism. From Indian summer to Nordic winter

+ Ruth Hemstad. Fra Indian summer til nordisk vinter: Skandinavisk samarbeid, skandinavisme og unionsoppløsningen [From Indian Summer to Nordic Winter: Scandinavian Cooperation, Scandinavism, and the Dissolution of the Union] Dissertation. Oslo, Akademisk Publisering 2008. 653 pages.

By Torbjörn Nilsson Inga kommentarer till From Indian summer to Nordic winter

September, 1808. A month that sealed Finland’s fate

+ Nils Erik Forsgård. September 1808. Helsinki, Söderströms 2008. 233 pages.

By Martin Hårdstedt Inga kommentarer till A month that sealed Finland’s fate

A Triangular Drama. at the Periphery of a World War

The struggle for control among the Great Powers in the Nordic region during the 19th century focused on the dissolutions of unions and on nation-building. Russia and Napoleon were strong players. Sweden and Finland had a close relationship.

By Max Engman Inga kommentarer till at the Periphery of a World War