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academic administrator , History educator

Jóan Pauli Joensen, Danish ethnology and history educator, academic administrator. Member Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Folklore Fellows (associate), Societas Scientiarum Faeroensis.

Background

Joensen, Jóan Pauli was born on April 30, 1945 in Sorvagur, Denmark. Son of Peter Ole and Irene (Haraldsen) Joensen.

Education

Bachelor, University Lund, Sweden, 1971. Master of Arts, University Lund, Sweden, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1975.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Aarhus, Denmark, 1987.

Career

Researcher University Lund, 1973-1975, The Danish Humanistic Research Consul, 1976-1977. Curator National Museum, Faeroe Islands, 1977-1989. External lecturer University Faeroes, Torshavn, Faeroe Islands, 1980-1989, professor ethnology and history Faeroe Islands, since 1989, rector, president Faeroe Islands, 1990-1998.

Professor ethnology, head of section University Bergen, Norway, since 1998. Member board Nordic Society, The Faroe Islands, Torshavn, 1976-1982, Faroese Science Society, 1977-1993, The Science Foundation of Faroe Sav. Bank, Torshavn, 1987-1997.

Chairman Faroese Research Council, 1996-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books and articles on Faroese history and culture, 1975-1993.

Membership

Member Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Folklore Fellows (associate), Societas Scientiarum Faeroensis.

Connections

Married Louisa Lamhauge, January 8, 1977. Children: Birita, Durita.

father:
Peter Ole Joensen

mother:
Irene (Haraldsen) Joensen

spouse:
Louisa Lamhauge

child:
Birita Joensen

child:
Durita Joensen