The peace in Nystad in 1721 meant the end of the Swedish great power era and fundamentally transformed Sweden. Tobias Svanelid meets peace and conflict researcher Peter Wallensteen and military historian Thomas Roth to investigate how the treaty made Sweden’s transformation possible 300 years ago and what former peace can teach us about how today’s conflicts can be resolved.
In addition, we meet the author Magnus Västerbro, current with Tyrannens tid which describes the period in the early 18th century as a natural disaster for the Swedes. And so history professor Dick Harrison answers a question about the challenges of making the people of Skåne Swedish.
Source: ICELAND NEWS