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Jan Östen Hjärpe

Jan Östen Hjärpe, Swedish religion and history educator. Committee member Global Processes Swedish Council for Planning and Coordinator of Research; Member Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, The Nathan Söderblom Society, The Royal Society of Letters Lund, The New Society Letters Lund, Academia Europoea, Collegium of Research, Swedish Research Institute Istanbul.

Background

  • Hjärpe, Jan Östen was born on July 13, 1942 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Eric Georg and Gertrud Elisabet (Persson) Hjärpe.

  • Education

    • BTh, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1965. Bachelor History of Religions/Semitical Languages, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1967. Doctor of Theology in History of Religions, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1972.

    Career

    • Lecturer history of religions Uppsala University, Umeå University, 1972-1976, Åbo Akademi, Finland, 1976. Associate professor University Lund, Sweden, 1976-1982, professor Islamology Sweden, since 1984. Research officer National Board Research, Sweden, 1982-1984.

      Counselor Foreign Ministry, Stockholm, 1983-1984.

    Membership

    Committee member Global Processes Swedish Council for Planning and Coordinator of Research. Member Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, The Nathan Söderblom Society, The Royal Society of Letters Lund, The New Society Letters Lund, Academia Europoea, Collegium of Research, Swedish Research Institute Istanbul.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, literature.

    Connections

    • Married Marianne Sjöberg, August 16, 1969. Children: Erik Mattias, Helena Elisabet, Katarina Maria.
    • father: Eric Georg Hjärpe
    • mother: Gertrud Elisabet (Persson) Hjärpe
    • spouse: Marianne Sjöberg
    • children: Erik Mattias Hjärpe
    • Helena Elisabet Hjärpe
    • Katarina Maria Hjärpe
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    Born July 13, 1942
    (age 75)
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    • 1965
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1967
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1972
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1972 - 1976
      Lecturer, history of religions Uppsala University
    • 1976
      Lecturer, history of religions Uppsala University
      Finland
    • 1976 - 1982
      associate, professor University Lund
      Sweden
    • 1982 - 1984
      research officer, National Board Research
      Sweden
    • 1983 - 1984
      counsel, or Foreign Ministry
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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