"When we were Sami" – lecture by Mats Jonsson

Date and time
19 January 2022 at 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
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Mats Jonsson is a highly acclaimed Swedish graphic novelist. In his latest self biographical book "När vi var samer" (When We Were Sami) he traces his own family’s forgotten Sami background in tandem with Swedish history, trying to find out why there is so little collective memory left of the forest Sami and their culture in Sweden.

He uncovers deliberate political strategies spanning centuries and an on-going fight over valuable land-rights and forest.


Master's programme in Visual Communication

OPEN SCHOOL is a sporadic lecture, workshop and seminar series organized by the Visual Communication programme at Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm.