Scandinavian Review

Magazine covers all aspects of life in contemporary Scandinavia emphasizing art and design, industrial development, business, political, economic, and social issues.

Articles from Vol. 98, No. 2, Summer

Centennial Chronicle, Part 2 with a Note from the Publisher
A random birthday is acknowledged, if at all, by a day or evening of modest celebration. A landmark birthday warrants a little more attention, perhaps a day or two of festivities. But a 100th birthday, a relative rarity and a truly major event, demands...
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Harnessing the Power of the Ocean
Scientists have estimated that the power of waves breaking on the world's coastlines amounts to between 2 and 3 million MW of electricity per year. Harnessing tidal currents could deliver even more energy. As oil and gas begin to peak, the race is on...
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Nordic Art Unbound
This text is excerpted from an essay by the curators of an ASF centennial exhibition entitled North by New York: New Nordic Art.CONSIDER THE EXACT NATURE OF THE MANDATE HANDED to us as curators of this exhibition. North by New York: NCTV Nordic Art has...
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Reykjavík Revisited
Returning to the Icelandic capital in the 21st century, the author found it a far different city from what it was when he lived there in 1980.I FIRST LIVED IN REYKJAVIK FOR TEN MONTHS IN 1980-1981 while I was writing my dissertation on Old Icelandic...
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SASS Is Also a Centenarian
The ASF shares its centenary year with another venerable Scandinavia-oriented institution-the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies. At SASS's 101st annual academic conference last April outgoing president Jason Lavery delivered a welcome...
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What Our Students Think of Sweden
This article first appeared in the May 1920 issue of the American-Scandinavian Review and is republished here as part of a series of memorable historic articles contained in early issues of the Review.THAT THE STOCKHOLM DAGENS NYHETER SHOULD DEvote a...
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