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archaeologist , Ethnologist , Museum curator

Christer Lennart Westerdahl, archaeologist, ethnologist, museum curator. Certified fil.licence 1990. Recipient Harold Hvarfner award, Center Swedish Museum Ethnology, 1983, award, Royal Gustav Adolph Academy, 1989, Royal Skyttean Society award, 1990; scholarship, Kempe Foundation, 1971-1987, Berit Wallenberg Foundation, 1983, 1988.

Background

Westerdahl, Christer Lennart was born on November 13, 1945 in Stockholm. Son of Herbert Lennart and Margit Anna Charlotta (Svensson) Westerdahl.

Education

Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1969. Postgraduate, Umea University.

Career

Freelance journalist, 1969—1973. Freelance archaeologist & ethnologist, since 1969. Curator Museum Ornskoldsvik, since 1980.

Editor, principal contributor Southwest Greenland, 1974, Gotska Sandon, 1977. Principal editor, contributor Spetsbergen--Land i norr. Served with Swedish Army.

Achievements

  • Certified fil.licence 1990.

Membership

Member of Swedish Speleological Society, Nature & Society (founder), Society Marine Archaeology (founder, chief editor Transactions).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Outdoor activities.

Connections

Married Anna Kristina Drake, October 18, 1985.

father:
Herbert Lennart Westerdahl

mother:
Margit Anna Charlotta (Svensson) Westerdahl

spouse:
Anna Kristina Drake