The Swedish Weapon Export

Join SAIA´s lecture on the 24th of September by Linda Åkerström on Swedish Weapon Exports. Sweden's weapon exports are debated and questioned a lot. Linda Åkerström is a Head of Disarmament at Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society and an expert in Swedish weapon exportation. She has published a book "Den svenska vapenexporten", if you are interested to get the book its possible to order it through ( If you order it through their link you are supporting Svenska Fred as all the profit goes to the organization. However, book is also possible to order through Adlibris (

During the lecture she will talk about the topics her books brings up more in-depth, such as the laws and politics surrounding the weapon exportation, as well as the behind the scenes of the weapon exportation such as scandals, consequences and cultural workers. Linda will also talk about how Sweden became the biggest largest weapon exporters per capital in the world!

This is a lecture you don’t want to miss and we hope everyone who is interested will attend. There will also be a Q&A at the end of the lecture for the very curious listeners.

Following the Covid-19 restrictions, we will limit the attendance, in order to guarantee your spot please fill the google form -

Date & Time: 24th of September at 17.30. Location: Stockholm University - Hörsal 12.

Entrance is free for members of SAIA and Svenska Freds. People who are not currently SAIA members can either pay 20 SEK for the lecture or 50 SEK to become a member. More information on the fees is available in the form.

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If you have any questions, send us a message! See you at the event!

När: 24 september 2020 17:30 - 24 september 2020 19:00

Var: Stockholm University / Stockholm

Arrangör: Utrikespolitiska Föreningen Stockholm (UFStockholm)