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Religion and history educator

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.

Interests

  • Other 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