Henrik Berggren presents his new book Dag Hammarskjöld – Markings of His Life

  • Date: –16:15
  • Location: Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library Slottsgränd 3
  • Lecturer: Henrik Bergren
  • Contact person: Cecilia Natvig
  • Föreläsning

The Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library cordially invites you to a book talk.

We will meet the renowned author Henrik Berggren who will present the new biography Dag Hammarskjöld – Markings of His Life In Henrik Berggren’s new book Markings of His Life, Dag Hammarskjöld, the individual and the statesman, emerges in an accessible and personable manner like never before.

Together with almost one hundred photographs, many published for the first time, renowned Swedish biographer Henrik Berggren writes with vigor and empathy about Hammarskjöld’s life. The volume follows Hammarskjöld from his aristocratic childhood in Sweden to his youth in Uppsala castle, from his successful and rather unknown period as a Swedish civil servant to his illustrious time as head of the United Nations.

The book will be available for sale during the event.

The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, who commissioned the biography, will also briefly present how they work to maintain the modern relevance of Hammarskjöld’s legacy.
The Dag Hammarskjöld and Law Library, which is a UN depository library, will briefly present
the collections of the UN material and how this material can be accessed.

The presentations will be held in English.