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. 94, No. 1, Summer

Challenges and Prospects in the Arctic
Global climate change and increased oil exploration are but two of the crucial issues the world must tackle in its rapidly warming arctic regions. This expert's views were recently presented to audiences in New York (at ASF), Washington, D.C., Minneapolis...
Denmark's Old Baltic Outpost
Christiansø and its neighboring Pea Islands, now a charming, off-the-beaten-track tourist attraction and home to barely 100 inhabitants, was once vital to Denmark's command of the entry to the Baltic Sea.TINY DENMARK, ABOUT THE SIZE OF Connecticut and...
Providing a Good Read
This summer yet another of Scandinavia's leading crime writers was introduced to American readers. Already a best-selling author of 13 novels in some 20 countries, Anne Holt made her U.S. debut with What is Mine, critically acclaimed as a savvy, sharply...
The American-Scandinavian Foundation Annual Donor Support
The American-Scandinavian Foundation is grateful to the many individuals, corporations and foundations that have generously contributed to the Foundation. These gifts ensure that the ASF will continue to promote international understanding through educational...
The Baltic: Dying or Already Dead?
The Baltic Sea has a history of vital commercial importance to northern Europe and a rich tradition as a principal recreation region for the nine countries that border it. Now, with pollution having destroyed most of its plant and animal life, its survival...
THE CAMPAIGN FOR SCANDINAVIA HOUSE: The Nordic Center in America
The Board of Trustees and the staff are deeply grateful to those Individuals, corporations, governmental agencies, and foundations that have joined together to demonstrate their support of Scandinavia House. The following is a list of current donors...
The Danish Professor and Baseball
How Per Maigaard traced America's national pastime to Scandinavia.NEXT TO THE CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE, few questions have troubled us over the years as relentlessly as the origins of baseball. From the intriguing hieroglyphics of Egyptian tombs to the...
The President Who Liked 'Sweeds'
Unlike other American chief executives, John Quincy Adams saw more of Scandinavia than the closed doors of a summit meeting.FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE WITH EUROPEAN cultures by future United States Presidents has been so scant in modern times that Bill Clinton's...
The Reappearance of Aurora Ljungstedt
This pioneering Swedish mystery author, writing under a male pseudonym during the mid to late 1800s, had a sizable readership but fell into oblivion by the start of the 20th century. Now her prescient tales are being rediscovered and published anew.THE...