Lecture: Ambassadors of goodwill - Finnish children in Sweden during the Second World War

Location: Karlskrona
Arena/Place: Marinmuseum
Category: Föredrag, Events
Date: Wednesday 18 mar 2020

During World War II, approximately 70,000 Finnish children were transported to Sweden to be protected from the wars.

The transports were made not only for humanitarian reasons, but also for political reasons. Regardless, this event affected thousands of families in both countries on a personal level.

The lecture is a collaboration with Folkuniversitetet.

Lecturer: Fil dr Ann Nehlin, Department of Child and Adolescent Sciences, Stockholm University.

The lecture is free of charge and no pre-registration is required.


Date Time Arena/Place
18 Mar
Wednesday 18 mar 2020 18:00 - 19:00 Marinmuseum

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