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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.

New SSE collaborative innovation project for public sector governance: SustainGov

13 March 2023

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.

Fredrik Sixtensson receives the The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities' Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Work

07 February 2023

Dagens Industri Debatt: The New Productivity Commission Needs to Elevate Swedish Leadership

03 February 2023
Louise Bringselius, affiliated researcher at SSE, and Karl Wennberg, scientific director of GaPP, argue that the Western world and Sweden, in particular, face major challenges and fierce international competition in a new Dagens Industri debate article.

Swedish Minister of Finance visits GaPP to present the Swedish budget

13 December 2022

New policy paper on the Swedish School Inspectorate and school performance

06 December 2022

Lunch seminar with China expert Ola Wong

01 December 2022
On 15 December, the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication are joined by the journalist Ola Wong for a lunch seminar about official uses of history in today's China.