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Per Gunnar Sörbom

Per Gunnar Sörbom was Swedish historian, researcher. Member of Sala Golf (honorary secretary 1974-1976), Rotary (president 1984-1985).

Background

  • Sörbom, Per Gunnar was born on June 22, 1940 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Gunnar A.T. and Yvonne E. (Molin) Sörbom.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1972.

    Career

    • Associate professor history of science and ideas Uppsala University, since 1972. Research secretary Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research, Stockholm, 1986-1992. Senior adviser Young European Socialists to Europe Foundation, 1992-1993.

      Director general Swedish Institute, 1993-1997. Director cultural affairs Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1998. Counsellor cultural affairs Swedish Embassy, London, 1998—2002.

      Retired, 2002

      Professor pro tempore University Linköping, 1982-1986. President Arte et Scientia KonsultAB, Sala, 1984, Swedish Paneuropean Association, 1991-1994.

    Membership

    Member of Sala Golf (honorary secretary 1974-1976), Rotary (president 1984-1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Gunilla E. Green. Children: Johan G., Erik G.
    • father: Gunnar A.T. Sörbom
    • mother: Yvonne E. (Molin) Sörbom
    • spouse: Gunilla E. Green
    • children: Johan G. Sörbom
    • Erik G. Sörbom
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    • 1972
      Uppsala University
    • 1972
      Associate, professor history of science and ideas Uppsala University
    • 1986 - 1992
      research secretary, Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1992 - 1993
      senior, adviser YES to Europe Foundation
    • 1993 - 1997
      director, general Swedish Institute
    • 1998 - 2002
      counsel, lor cultural affairs Swedish Embassy
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1998
      director, cultural affairs Ministry for Foreign Affairs
    • 2002
      retired