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Trade troubles - the state of play with Cecilia Malmström

Nyhet: 2020-01-29

The School of Business, Economics and Law has the great pleasure of welcoming Cecilia Malmström, Sweden's former EU Commissioner and holder of the Assar Gabrielsson Visiting Professorship at our school during 2020. Cecilia will state of play” which will cover present issues impacting the world, such as UK’s relationship with EU after Brexit and the trade relations between China, EU and the USA. Cecilia will also cover other issues such as the current situation at the World Trade Organization (WTO). During her years in European politics Cecilia has gained an enormous amount of experience and knowledge which she will share with the audience.

Cecilia Malmström grew up in Gothenburg. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Gothenburg, and for several years she taught in European politics, regionalism and terrorism. She has a long experience of cooperation within the EU, as a Member of the European Parliament in 1999-2006, and as European Commissioner since 2010. During the years 2006-2010 she served as Minister for EU Affairs in the Swedish government. In 2019, Cecilia Malmström was appointed International Swede of the Year.

Programme 14.30-16.00

  • Welcome by Professor Per Cramér, Dean
  • Lecture by Cecilia Malmström
  • Moderator, Professor Emeritus Claes-Göran Alvstam and Cecilia will discuss her experiences of EU politics and relations, with opportunity for the audience to pose questions


The event will be held in English.

DATE & TIME: Thursday, February 20, at 14.30-16.00 followed by a glass of cider outside Malmstensalen
PLACE: School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg (Handelshögskolan), Malmstensalen, Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg


Sidansvarig: Maria Norrström|Sidan uppdaterades: 2019-10-15

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