Past Event

Booklaunch: The Swedish Theory of Love

October 26, 2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Buell Hall, 515 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 East Gallery

In The Swedish Theory of Love, Henrik Berggren and Lars Trägårdh argue that the long-standing view of Sweden's welfare state as the result of socialist collectivism is flawed. While social values have been and remain strong, they have co-existed with a radical form of individualism.

Henrik Berggren, journalist and historian, co-author of The Swedish Theory of Love  
Lars Trägårdh, historian and public intellectual, co-author of The Swedish Theory of Love  
Helena Rosenblatt, CUNY Graduate Center
Carl Wennerlind, Barnard College, Columbia University

Adam Tooze, Columbia University

Cosponsors: European Institute, History Department (Barnard College), Swedish Studies in the Department of Germanic Languages, Department of History, Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities. 

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European Institute