International Conference 7-8 November 2018
The Swedish Defence University (SEDU) cordially invites you to a two-day conference in November 2018 in Stockholm. A century ago, the First World War ended. When the guns fell silent in November, a new era dawned upon Europe and the world. The consequences of the war, the conditions of its termination and a new set of projects for utopian orders born in 1918 arguably shaped the modern world.
The conference explores and analyses the consequences of 1918 seen with the benefit of a century’s hindsight. The conference revolves around four themes: Warfare, ethnicity/nationalism, the political use of violence, and the shape of states and societies. [continue reading…]