Francis Sejersted#


Francis Sejersted
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:fse 'at' isaf.no
Membership Number:236
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:NORWAY
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:fsejersted


Francis Sejersted passed away August 25, 2015.

Positions Held
  • 1996 - 1999 Chairman of the Commission of Free Speech
  • 1988 - 1998 Director of the Center for Technology and Human Values at the University of Oslo
  • 1983 - 1988 Chairman of Forskningspolitisk Råd
  • 1973 - 1998 Professor of Social and Economic History at the University of Oslo
  • 1973 Doctorate at the University of Oslo
  • 1971 - 1973 Docent of History at the University of Oslo

Fields of Scholarship
  • Economical, technological and political history of Scandinavian countries between the Napoleonic Wars and World War II

Honours and Awards
  • 1999 Honorary Doctor at the University of Linköping, Sweden
  • 1991 - 1999 Chairman of Norwegian Nobel Committee
  • 1982 - 1999 Member of Norwegian Nobel Committee
  • Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
  • Denmark's Order of the Dannebrog
  • Sweden's Order of the Polar Star

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