Carlson to discuss current research at Goldstein

Benny Carlson, professor of economic history, Lund University, Sweden and 2008 Cornelia Malmberg fellow, American Swedish Institute, will discuss his current research on Thursday, April 23, 6 p.m., at the Goldstein Museum of Design. In "Somali Immigrants in Minnesota and Scandinavia: Cultural Authenticity and Economic Dynamism," Carlson compares the economic and lifestyle experiences of Somalis who immigrated to Minnesota during the late 20th-early 21st centuries and Somalis who immigrated to Sweden during that time. A reception follows.