Kurt Almqvist

Kurt Almqvist is President of Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Public Benefit and a board member of the Hilma af Klint Foundation. From 2013 to 2019, he initiated a wide-ranging series of seminars that accompanied the exhibition Hilma af Klint – Pioneer of Abstraction around the world. He became President of the Ax:son Johnson Foundation in 1999 and since then has developed operations, including taking the initiative for Axess Magasin, Axess TV and the Engelsberg Seminar, which each year invites researchers from all across the world to Sweden. Under his leadership, the Foundation’s international activities have been developed in partnership with the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, King’s College London and the London School of Economics, among other institutions, in fields such as War Studies, Applied History, Classical Architecture, and Statecraft and Diplomacy.

Books by Kurt Almqvist