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Book Launch Seminar


Date: Thursday 9 December 2021

Time: 18.00 – 19.45

Location: Online

"Globalization, Political Economy, Business and Society in Pandemic Times" The purpose of the book is to arrive at a holistic understanding of the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on politics, economy, business, and society in a globalized world.



18:00 Welcoming speech by Seminar Leader Professor Fredrik Tell, Uppsala University, Sweden

18:05-18:15 An overview of the book, Professor Tony Fang, Stockholm University, Sweden


Six presentations:

  1. From vulnerability to sustainability? The enforced cooling down of an overheated world, Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen, University of Oslo, Norway
  2. Sweden’s Covid-19 strategy from a leadership perspective: Importance of trust and role models, Associate Professor Maria Fors Brandebo, Swedish Defence University, Sweden
  3. Macroeconomic perspectives on the Corona crisis, Professor John Hassler, Stockholm University, Sweden
  4. The effects of Covid-19 on tourism in Nordic countries, Professor Sigbjørn Landazuri Tveteraas, University of Stavanger, Norway
  5. Global value chain strategies before and after the pandemic crisis: The case of Volvo Cars, Professor Emeritus Claes G. Alvstam, Gothenburg University, Sweden
  6. Cross-cultural research agenda in the time of Covid-19, Professor Rosalie L. Tung, Simon Fraser University, Canada

19:15-19:45 Q&A led by Professor Fredrik Tell, Uppsala University, Sweden

19:45 The end


Globalization, Political Economy, Business and Society in Pandemic Times

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