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Barbro Kerstin Elisabet Söderberg, Swedish language educator. Recipient Blomska Stipendiet, The Swedish Academy, 1980, Erik Wellander's Språkvårdsvpris, 1998, Blomska Stipendiet, The Swedish Academy, 2000. Fellow: Letterstedt Society, Royal Society for Editing Sources on Scandinavian History; member: Society for Research on Ballads (board director), Swedish Society for Editing Medieval Swedish Texts and Manuscripts (board director).

Background

Söderberg, Barbro Kerstin Elisabet was born on September 23, 1932 in Stockholm, Sweden. Daughter of Carl Johan Olsson and Ella Elisabet Hellström.

Education

Fil. magazine, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1962. Fil. licensed, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1967. Fil., Stockholm University, Sweden, 1980.

Docent, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1981.

Career

Scientific assistant Swedish Language Council, 1962—1966, Department Slavic Language and Literature Stockholm University, 1970—1971. Lecturer Department Scandinavian Language Stockholm University, 1970—1988, vice chancellor, 1973—1978, department head, 1980—1986, professor, 1988—1998, professor emeritus, since 1998. Prodecanus linguistic section Faculty of Humanities, Stockholm University, 1993—1996.

Membership

Fellow: Letterstedt Society, Royal Society for Editing Sources on Scandinavian History. Member: Society for Research on Ballads (board director), Swedish Society for Editing Medieval Swedish Texts and Manuscripts (board director).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, gymnastics, architecture.

Connections

Married Gösta Söderberg, 1952 (divorced 1976). Children: Ann Elisabet, Katarina.

father:
Carl Johan Olsson

mother:
Ella Elisabet Hellström

spouse:
Gösta Söderberg

children:
Ann Elisabet Söderberg

Katarina Söderberg