A presentation on Swedish-American relations by professor and historian Dag Blanc

A presentation on Swedish-American relations by professor and historian Dag Blanc


november 19, 2023    
15:30 - 18:00
Welcome to a presentation about Swedish-American relations by the famous historian Dag Blanck.

Dag Blanck is a professor of North American Studies and director of the Swedish Institute for North American Studies at Uppsala University. Trained as an historian he teaches American immigration history and trans-national relations between Sweden and the U.S. He also teaches courses in American history and race and ethnicity and serve as a commentator on the U.S. in Swedish media. He shares his time between Uppsala University in Sweden and the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.

At our event, Dag will talk about how Swedes view the U.S. and how Americans view Sweden. He will also talk about the cultural differences between our two countries. We will have time for questions and a discussion after Dag’s presentation.

We will start off our event with some appetizers and wine while we mingle. Please join us to meet up with old and new friends! We welcome all our Swedish partner-organizations, feel free to bring your spouse or a friend.

The presentation will be held in English.

DATE: Sunday, November 19, 2023.

TIME: 3:30pm – 6:00pm.
Mingle 3:30pm – 4:30pm.  The presentation starts at 4:30pm.

WHERE: Swedish Church, 2454 Hyde Street, San Francisco.

REGISTER: Via eventbrite. $20 per person.

QUESTIONS: Contact Ursula Hultqvist at vame@swea.org

RSVP: No later than Wednesday, November 15, 2023.


You don’t have to be a member of SWEA.

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