Dag Hammarskjöld and the 21st Century

Issue no.2001:1 (44) of Development Dialogue is devoted to the commemoration of Dag Hammarskjöld 40 years after his death, including articles illustrating his broad cultural interests.

The 2001 Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture by Joseph Rotblat

In mid-May 2001, Profession Sir Joseph Rotblad delivered the third Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala, Sweden, on the subject of ‘The Nuclear Age – A Curse and A Challenge: the Role of Scientists’. It was an extraordinary occasion. At the age of 92 and after five and a half decades of tireless campaigning against nuclear […]

Castle Hill – by Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld was a world citizen. He met his death in the heart of Africa as the world’s foremost international civil servant. During the years which have passed since his aircraft crashed in the tropical night, we have gained some knowledge of how he himself looked upon his mission as Secretary-General of the United Nations. […]

The Southeast Asian Media in a Time of Crisis

Issue no.1998:2 (41) explores the transformation of information flows in Southeast Asia from before and after the region became synonymous with ‘economic crisis’.