Inge Jonsson#


Inge Jonsson
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:235
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:ijonsson
Elected:1989
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Inge Jonsson passed away January 31, 2020.

Positions Held
  • 1994 Emeritus Professor of Comparative Literature at Stockholm University
  • 1988 Rector of Stockholm University
  • 1984 Vice President of Stockholm University
  • 1978 Dean of the History and Philosophy Department at Stockholm University
  • 1973-1994 Professor of Literature at Stockholm University
  • 1961 Associate Professor of Literature at Stockholm University

Fields of Scholarship
  • History of literature and poetics

Honours and Awards
  • Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (President 1999-2001)
  • Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1976 Member of Samfundet De Nio (Chair since 1988)
  • 1973 Hirsch Prize
  • 1984 Övralid Prize
  • 1995 Kellgren Prize
  • 2005 Swedish Academy Royal Prize


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