Intercultural Forum: Tired of Stereotypes?
Expectations and Experiences of Sweden and the U.S. The American Club of Sweden in collaboration with the Swedish Fulbright Commission, the Swedish Fulbright Alumnae Association, AFS Intercultural Programs, and Swedish Institute is pleased to host this timely and important discussion concerning our perceptions of one another.
A panel of former US-Sweden exchange scholars and students discuss their expectations of the country they would spend a study year in and what they actually found. This is an important evening for banishing stereotypes and exploring who we really are!
Moderator: Julie Lindahl, President, American Club of Sweden and former Fulbright Scholar
Katarina Engberg (TBC), Director, EU Coordination Secretariat, former Fulbright Scholar – USA
Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, Chief Economist, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, former Fulbright Scholar – USA
Eva Hörwing, Managing Director, AFS Interkulturell utbildning, former AFSer – USA
Claire Rhee, Brown University, current Fulbright Scholar – Uppsala, Sweden
Silvia Ulloa, Chairperson, Swedish Fulbright Alumnae Association, former Fulbright Scholar – Sweden
Kyle Virgil, North Caroline State University, current Fulbright Scholar – Uppsala, Sweden
When: 25th April 2017, 17.30-19.00 for the panel discussion and 19.00-20.00 for the mingle
Where: Svenska Institutet, Slottsbacken 10, Stockholm
Cost: 100 kr for members, 150 kr for guests, 50 kr for students. No shows will be invoiced.
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