Centering Scandinavia: Nordic Cooperation and International Studies in the Interwar Decades

The years following the First World War saw an emer­ging colla­bo­ra­tion among deci­sion-makers, diplo­mats and scho­lars on issues of inter­national peace and coope­ra­tion. The Inter­national Studies Conference was perhaps the central acade­mic forum for this endea­vour during the inter­war years, and also set the scene for Nordic efforts in coope­ra­tion within the new field of “Inter­national Studies”. In turn, inter­war efforts in networ­king and colla­bo­ra­tion would have a lasting impact on the way Nordic acade­mic elites orien­ted them­sel­ves toward each other and the outside world. […]