Bo Rune Ingemar Ralph#


Bo Rune Ingemar Ralph
Email:bo.ralph 'at' svenska.gu.se
Membership Number:3691
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:LINGUISTIC STUDIES
Username:bralph
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://www.svenskaakademien.se/akademien/ledamotsregisternew/bo-rune-ingemar-ralph






Present and Previous Positions
  • 1984 - present Professor of Scandinavian Languages, University of Gothenburg
  • 1982 - 1984 Professor of Scandinavian Languages, University of Stockholm
  • 1980 - 1982 Acting Professor of Computational Linguistics, University of Gothenburg
  • 1978 Senior Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Scandinavian Languages, University of Gothenburg
  • 1970 - 1980 Temporary appointments as senior lecturer in Scandinavian Languages and General Linguistics, University of Gothenburg
  • 1968 - 1978 Research Assistant, University of Gothenburg

Fields of Scholarship
  • Swedish language history
  • Scandinavian janguage history
  • Historical linguistics
  • Lexicology and lexicography
  • History of Swedish and Scandinavian lexicography
  • Phonology
  • Old Norse
  • Text philology
  • Scientific editorial work

Honours and Awards
  • 2004 Elected Fellow of Agder Academy of Sciences and Letters, Kristiansand, Norway.
  • 1999 Elected Member of the Swedish Academy, to Chair No. 2 (out of a total of 18 members); shared responsibility to award the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • 1999 Elected Fellow of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, Norway.
  • 1996 Awarded Margit Pahlson's Prize by the Swedish Academy for "outstanding contributions to the study of Swedish".
  • 1989 Awarded Blomska stipendiet ((Blom's Prize) by the Swedish Academy.
  • 1984 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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