New research project on Sweden’s colonial history

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) in November 2012 granted more than 5 MSEK to a new research project at the Royal Institute of Technology, with the title:

“Sweden and the Origins of Global Resource Colonialism: Exploring a Small Country’s Natural Resource Interests in Africa, Caucasia and the Arctic, 1870-1930″.

The project will be carried out by a team of researchers at the Division for Historical Studies, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, where Dr. David Nilsson will also be included. Pls also visit KTH division-pages: