City beat: The Swedish political system for dummies

2010-09-13. Published in What's Going On?
by Sanna

Only one week remains to the Swedish Parlament election 2010. The last months the Swedish
medias have published everything from controversial and uppsetting stories connected to particular parties and their leaders, to several opinion surveys to predict the election result. Do you want to get the basic knowledge of the Swedish political system, to understand what this Sunday's election really means? Visit the lecture arranged by The Society of International Affairs, this Tuesday.

The Society of International Affairs, UF  Göteborg,  is the Gothenburg branch of one of the most active and well known student societies in Sweden. As a politically independent student society at Gothenburg University, The Society of International Affairs aims to be a forum for learning and discussion. The lectures and activities focus on  international politics and foreign affairs, and are open for students from various academic disciplines and countries.

The lecture will give you basic knowledge about the Swedish democratic system and its cornerstones. It will contain information about the government, parties, the upcoming election and other factors relevant for understanding the way Sweden works. A short and simple introduction for exchange students, international master students as well as Swedes that want to increase their knowledge. You will get the chance to ask all the questions you´ve been thinking about but never asked!


The lecture will be held by Frida Vernersdotter, vice president in the Association of International Affairs

Where: Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25

Time: 17.30-19.00

Price: Free for members (Membership 50 kr/year), others 20 kronor.