Panel discussion on statebuilding in Afghanistan in a global context

On April 23 SASNET organized a panel discussion on statebuilding in Afghanistan in a global context. The panel consisted of Professor Robert Crews (Stanford University), Anna-Karin Johansson (formed General Secretary of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan), Dr. Admir Skodo (SASNET, Lund University), and Professor Sari Kuovo (Gothenburg University and Afghanistan Analysts Network). The panel was moderated by Professor Ted Svensson (Science, Lund University). The panelists … Continue reading Panel discussion on statebuilding in Afghanistan in a global context

Event: Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia

On 28 March, the Department for Asia Pacific at the Swedish MFA organised an open seminar on the theme: “Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia”. In his keynote State Secretary Oscar Stenström stressed Asia’s importance for Sweden, both in terms of trade and innovation. In a following panel ambassadors to Sweden from Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Bangladesh respectively discussed the role … Continue reading Event: Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia

Panel discussion on state building in Afghanistan in a global context

On Monday 23 April 15.00-17-00 there will be a panel discussion on state building in Afghanistan in a global context at Edens hörsal, Department of Political Science, Lund University. The event is open to everyone and as usual we will serve fika! With its strategic location Afghanistan has been a focus of global politics for many centuries. Despite its fragile nation-state and conflicting ethnic parties, … Continue reading Panel discussion on state building in Afghanistan in a global context