The Most Consequential Election of Our Time? A Panel Discussion on the American Election of 2020

  • Date: –20:15
  • Location: Zoom link: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/64913305737
  • Organiser: the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), Uppsala Forum for Peace, Justice, and Democracy, and the Uppsala Association for International Affairs.
  • Contact person: Dag Blanck
  • Seminarium

Discussion arranged by three units at Uppsala University: the Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), Uppsala Forum for Peace, Justice, and Democracy, and the Uppsala Association for International Affairs.

Zoom link: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/64913305737

The United States faces multiple challenges and the election campaign has been extraordinary. How can we make sense of it, and what can we say about the outcome? Please join us for an important trans-Atlantic panel discussion with the following participants:

Lance Bennett, Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication and Political Science and Founding Director of the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement, University of Washington, Seattle and doctor honoris causa, Uppsala University.

William Haltom, Professor of Political Science, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, holder of the 2020-21 Distinguished Fulbright Chair in American Studies at Uppsala University.

Karin Henriksson, Washington, D.C., long-time correspondent for Svenska Dagbladet in Washington, author of numerous books on American politics and history, member of editorial team for the blog and podcast Amerikaanalys.

Frida Stranne, senior lecturer in Political Science, Halmstad University College, affiliated researcher at Swedish Institute for North American Studies, Uppsala University, member of editorial team for the blog and podcast Amerikaanalys.

Moderator: Dag Blanck, professor of North American Studies, Swedish Institute for North American Studies, Uppsala University.

The Most Consequential Election of Our Time?  A Panel Discussion on the American Election of 2020