History of Sweden in Europe and the WorldSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course focuses on Sweden’s historical relationships to the Baltic region, Europe, and the U.S. We look at the Great Power Era, the poverty and mass emigration of the 19th century, the inter-war Middle Way, World War II, and, finally, the post-war era. With emphasis on post-1989 Sweden and Europe, we examine Sweden’s international profile and power, which influences Sweden’s national identity and future.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
International Relations


Marco Nase

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

Ph.D. (Department of History, Södertörn University, 2016). M.A. (History, Political Science, Scandinavian Studies, Greifswald University, 2009). Lecturer at the Department of History at Södertörn University (2015-current) and Stockholm University (2016). Fields of research interest include historical perspectives at Higher Education and the development of historical regions. With DIS since 2016.