December 6 – A New World Order: After Pax Americana

The United States has been the singularly most important and powerful country since the end of the 2nd world war. Given the challenges that the US faces internally and in terms of emerging rivals, many anticipate an end to Pax Americana within the next few decades. On what grounds is this being predicted? Is the demise of American unipolarity a foregone conclusion or can US political leaders, together with allies and partners, shape future developments? And what, if anything, can be said about a world order after Pax Americana?

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Kjell Engelbrekt is professor of political science at the Swedish Defence University, visiting professor to Stockholm University, a lifetime member of the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences and a a Nonresident senior fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Date: 06/12/2018
Time: 6:15-7:45 PM
Place: Hörsal 2, Ekonomikum
Admission: Free for members, 60 kr for non-members. A one-year membership can be purchased at the event for 100 SEK.

In collaboration with Folkuniversitetet.