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What pushed Sweden away from socialism?

09 September 2022
Rikard Westerberg writes in Engelsberg Ideas about Sweden's market turn

Westerberg writes about the Swedish election

22 August 2022
Ahead of Sweden's general election in September, Rikard Westerberg asks what lessons can be learned from the intensely contested 1948 election

New article by Dr. Rikard Westerberg

27 June 2022
New article by center director Rikard Westerberg in business history journal Enterprise and Society. The article discusses the investment strategies and dismantlement of the Swedish Wage-Earner funds in the 1980s. 

The Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication announces postdoctoral and PhD fellows

22 June 2022
Next semester, the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication at the Stockholm School of Economics welcomes three postdoctoral fellows and one PhD fellow. These will join the Ax:son Johnson Institute for Statecraft and Diplomacy together with their peers from the University of Cambridge, King's College London, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

History course takes SSE students to Washington, D.C.

09 May 2022
Last week students visited the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies as part of their course in applied history. They listened to lectures about the Cold War from leading scholars and visited historical sites in the American capital.

SSE students visit the University of Cambridge

05 April 2022
The course in applied history takes students to Peterhouse College and the Centre for Geopolitics, where they learn about the past from prominent historians.

Applying History II now available

15 February 2022
The anthology with student essays from SSE's course in Applied History is now in print.

Applied History Course featured by Swedish Radio

17 January 2022
Swedish Radio interviews Center Director Rikard Westerberg and two students on what Applied History is and the course at SSE.

Press release on CSPC and the Ax:son Johnson Institute of Statecraft and Diplomacy

06 December 2021
Media announcement with comments from Dr Rikard Westerberg, SSE President Lars Strannegård and the Chairman of the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Benefit, Viveca Ax:son Johnson.

Announcing two postdoctoral fellowships

02 December 2021
We are pleased to announce two fully funded postdoctoral fellowships. Please follow the link for more information.