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SSE students in Washington, DC – had dinner with former US Deputy Secretary of State

01 June 2023
In May members of the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication travelled to Washington, DC with the students of Applied History 767: World Order & Present Challenges. Designed by Center Director Dr. Rikard Westerberg, this globetrotting course has been offered since 2019 and sees students from the Stockholm School of Economics embark on a deep dive of statecraft, diplomacy and international history.

Learn more about CSSC's new upcoming course "Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion"

15 May 2023
We are excited to introduce a new course, "Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasion," which will be offered in the upcoming Fall 2023 semester. Designed to equip students with fundamental skills in persuasive communication, this course encompasses a comprehensive blend of theoretical, historical, and applied approaches.

The Ax:son Johnson Institute is looking for a Project Manager

25 April 2023
For those who have a passion for the interaction between research/theory and practice/application in foreign and security policy, geopolitics and international relations.

StratCom Lunch with Henrik Landerholm on Sweden's National Security

20 April 2023
On April 19th, 2023, the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication hosted a highly engaging event, "StratCom Lunch with Henrik Landerholm - A New Era of National Security." As Sweden's National Security Advisor, Mr. Landerholm provided valuable insights on building a National Security Council in today's complex world.

Ax:son Johnson Institute Launches New Website

05 April 2023
The Ax:son Johnson Institute has launched a new website showcasing their historical research and collaboration with the Ax:son Johnson Foundation

Locked arms: looming threats to the Romania-NATO partnership

29 March 2023
Mara Bălașa sheds light in Engelsberg Ideas on the complexities of the partnership between Romania and NATO, as well as the potential threats that could impact this alliance.

Apply for Engelsberg Research Retreat 2023

16 March 2023
SSE researchers are welcome to spend a few weeks at the beautiful Engelsbergs estate, 2-hour drive from Stockholm. You can bring your family. There is no cost. Apply by March 28th.

Another Russia could have been possible – Isak Axelson

08 March 2023
Russian history is marked by oppression, with the war in Ukraine serving as a painful reminder. However, in the last 170 years, there have been moments of hope for the country. SSE student and Applied History course alumn, Isak Axelson explores three periods of liberalization in Russia that provide valuable lessons.

The Suez Canal Purchase and the making of modern Britain

23 February 2023
Matthew Hefler writes in Engelsberg Ideas how the purchase of the Suez Canal shaped Britain

Applied History Best Essay Diploma - Klara Strömberg

14 February 2023
Klara Strömberg received a diploma for the best essay during the Applied History course in 2021. In the interview, Klara discusses her main findings and the impact the course had on her outlook, and shares her current pursuits in pursuing a master’s degree in economics and international economic policy.
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