Sture Allén#


Sture Allén
Email:sture.allen 'at' svenskaakademien.se
Membership Number:567
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:sallen
Homepage: http://www.svenskaakademien.se/akademien/de_aderton/sture_allen






Present and Previous Positions
  • 1986–1999 Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy
  • 1982 Rector of Göteborg University, Sweden
  • 1980-1986 Prorector of Göteborg University, Sweden
  • 1979–1993 Professor of Computational Linguistics (first holder), Gothenburg University, (3/4 off duty 1986–93)
  • 1972–1979 Professor of Computational Linguistics (first holder), Swedish Humanistic Research Council
  • 1970–1972 Associate Professor of Computational Linguistics, Swedish Humanistic Research Council
  • 1965–1970 Assistant Professor and, periodically, Acting Professor of Scandiavian Philology, Gothenburg University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Computational linguistics
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Computer-aided lexicography
  • Lexicology, natural-language processing
  • Swedish, Scandinavian languages
  • Textual criticism, philology
  • Language planning

Honours and Awards
  • 1966 Henrik Ahrenberg Prize
  • 1976 Member, Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of Gothenburg
  • 1979 Language Cultivation Prize of the Swedish Academy
  • 1980 Member, Swedish Academy
  • 1980 Erik Wellander Prize
  • 1985 Medal for Zealous and Devoted Public Service
  • 1986 Golden Ladder
  • 1987 H. M. the King's Medal, 12th Size, in the Ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim for Eminent Scientific and Cultural Achievements
  • 1988 Fil. Dr h. c., the Swedish University of Åbo, Finland
  • 1988 Chester Carlson Research Prize
  • 1988 Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities
  • 1989 Member, Academia Europeae
  • 1990 Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • 1991 Corresponding Member, Icelandic Society of Sciences
  • 1991 Honorary Member, Swedish Literary Society in Finland
  • 1994 Honorary Member, Gothenburg Students Society at Uppsala University
  • 1994 Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
  • 1994 Gothenburg City Medal of Merit in Gold
  • 1994 Knight Commander of the Order of the White Rose of Finland
  • 2000 Member, Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
  • 2000 Margit Påhlson Linguistic Prize of the Swedish Academy
  • 2002 Chalmers Medal for valuable contributions to the activity and development of Chalmers Technical University
  • 2004 Honorary Member, Gothenburg Students Society at Lund University
  • 2007 Knight of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon


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