Carolina Klüft at the Gothenburg Democracy Talks

Sports in Society: Personal Reflections from a World-Spanning Career

Carolina Klüft is a former track and field athlete, achievements including titles of Olympic and World heptathlon champion. She is now the operations manager of Generation Pep, a Swedish non-profit organisation working to give children and young people the opportunity and will to live active and healthy lives. She is an honorary doctor of medicine at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

This Gothenburg Democracy Talk is part of the International Youth Think Tank’s ongoing work on Sports and Social Cohesion. Following the presentation by our distinguished guest speaker, a pair of our Youth Fellows will reflect on the subject at hand and give a brief overview of the ideas developed by the think tank so far.

If you are interested, feel free to take part of our previously published Working Paper and Youth Panel on the subject.

This lunch seminar series is organized by the the IYTT-International Youth Think Tank, and the Department of Law at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with the student-led lunch event organizer Brännpunkt Europa. It is financed by Gustav Adolf Bratts föreläsningsfond.

The seminar will be held in Volvosalen, Vasagatan 1, Gothenburg, and will also be live-streamed on our Youtube-channel. It is free to attend but please sign up below. You can find the other seminars in the series here.



Welcome & Introduction
Urban Strandberg, Managing Director IYTT

Sports in Society: Personal Reflections from a World-Spanning Career
Carolina Klüft, former elite athlete, operations manager Generation Pep, honorary doctor of medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

Youth Fellows’ Commentators Panel
Sophia Badhan, Larissa Möckel & Fabian Wiek

Open Floor Discussion


Watch this previous event here!



Mar 19 2024


12:00 - 13:30


Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg


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