Participants include: Ronnie Berntsson, Anna-Karin Johansson and Mia Liinason. Photo: Erik Thor / YAS, Voicu Apostol

Almedalen: Freedom for research, journalism and culture – are the lungs of democracy provided enough oxygen?

When: Monday, July 4, at 12: 00–12: 45
Where: Joda Bar and kitchen, Skeppsbron 24 External link, opens in new window., Visby
Organizers: Swedish Unesco Council External link, opens in new window., Young Academy of Sweden, Unga tankar om musik External link, opens in new window.

Participants: Anna-Karin Johansson, Secretary General, Swedish Unesco Council, Vice Chair Mia Liinason, professor of gender studies at Lund University, Ronnie Berntsson, associate professor of medical chemistry and biophysics at Umeå University, and others.

The opportunity for researchers, journalists and cultural creators to act freely is a matter of course in a viable democracy. What are the similarities and differences between these freedoms, and what are the threats today?


Young Academy of Sweden
c/o The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Box 50005
SE-104 05 Stockholm

+ 46 (0)8 673 9500

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