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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 February 24, 2010

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 February 18, 2010

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

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

By Martin Hårdstedt February 17, 2010

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.

Essay by Max Engman February 9, 2010