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Posts in category International affairs:



International affairs - 19 November 2013

Maps affect how we experience the world. The Swedish culture TV program Kobra has made a 30 minute show about our fascination for maps.

International affairs - 29 October 2013

Inga Britt Ahlenius, the former undersecretary of the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services, will give an open lecture on November 5 in the university main building on Universitetsplatsen 1 in Vasaparken. […]

International affairs - 28 October 2013

You can now watch the lecture with Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson if you missed it when we broadcasted it live. Recorded live from Utrikespolitiska föreningen Malmö.  

International affairs - 6 October 2013

Last week Dagens Nyheter revealed that the Swedish police authority kept a database where thousands of Roma people were registered. This is just one of the many terrible abuses Roma people […]

International affairs - 24 September 2013

Apparently, the Chinese government just announced that sites like Facebook and Twitter will be accessible in some parts of Shanghai in the near future. Is this the beginning of end […]

International affairs - 17 September 2013

The Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt today announced that he have fired the Minister for International Development Cooperation Gunilla Carlsson and replaces her with Hillevi Engström. Gunilla Carlsson has been criticized for her politics […]

International affairs - 12 September 2013

The Washington Post has written an article that explains the conflict in Syria in nine easy steps: 9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask. What do you think […]

International affairs - 11 September 2013

September 11 is a date that makes us think about a lot of different things. In 1973, the democratically elected president Salvador Allende was overthrown in a coup d’état in Chile.   Photo credit: Marc […]

International affairs - 9 September 2013

Today Norway, one of the worlds wealthiest countries, will choose which parties should rule for the next four years. The Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg from the Labour Party, have a tough task […]

International affairs - 8 September 2013

When the Air Force One landed on Arlanda airport on September 4, the first-ever bilateral visit by a U.S. President to Sweden became reality. Many roads in and outside of […]