Tagged: Nordic countries

Barneblad: Norway’s Nordic Neighbors

A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall This issue is all about travel, and this week’s Barneblad takes you to Norway’s Nordic neighbors, countries that...

Reasons to study Scandinavia

Jon Dennie Pacific Lutheran University Your major is in what? A Scandinavian Area Studies major often requires a bit of an explanation to dispel the idea that the degree is a waste of time....

The Nordic model: successes, challenges & the future

Philadelphia discussion digs into the famously prosperous region’s victories and issues Michael Kleiner Philadelphia, Penn. Every year surveys show the Nordic countries—Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland—ranking among the world’s best in livability, prosperity, and...

Joint Nordic research on the offensive: Look to the Nordics!

“The Nordic countries have a good chance of influencing European research and innovation policy initiatives in areas where there is a common Nordic approach,” says Gunnel Gustafsson, Director of the Nordic research organisation NordForsk....

Scandinavia House presents 4 Nordic Oscar Nominees

January 5, 6, 14, & 15, 2010 Each film screened twice: 6:30 pm & 9 pm Series Pass: $34 ($22 ASF Members); Individual Tickets: $10 ($7 ASF Members Scandinavia House presents a special sneak...

TeliaSonera first in the world with 4G services

On Dec. 14, as the first operator in the world, TeliaSonera launches 4G services commercially to customers in Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway. “We are very proud to be the first operator in the...

Arctic dimension for Nordic security

  Thorvald Stoltenberg, former Norwegian foreign minister, presented his report on Nordic foreign and security policy cooperation at an extraordinary meeting of the Nordic foreign ministers. The meeting was held Monday 9 February at the Voksenåsen Conference...