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Ethnologist

Kurt Genrup, Swedish ethnologist. Fellow: Norrlands Gastronomiska Sallskap och Akademi, Maltidsakademien, Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy (book award 1992); member: Rotary International.

Background

Genrup, Kurt was born on May 8, 1944 in Kalmar, Sweden. Son of Waldemar and Britta Hansson.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1975. Diploma, Gastronomiska Akademien, Stockholm, 1997.

Career

Director Gotlands Bilidningsforbund, Visby, Sweden, 1977—1984. Junior research fellow Umea (Sweden) University, 1984—1990, university lecturer, 1990—1997, assistant professor ethnology, 1997—1999. Professor ethnology Abo Academy University, Turku, Finland, 1997—1999, Umea University, since 1999.

Prefect, ethnology University Umea, 1989—1992. President Sjohistoriska museets namnd, Turku, Finland, 1997—1999. Coordinator 12th International Ethnological Food Research Conference, 1997—1998.

Director Arts Administration and Gastronomy University Umea, since 1999.

Membership

Fellow: Norrlands Gastronomiska Sallskap och Akademi, Maltidsakademien, Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy (book award 1992). Member: Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking.

Connections

1 child Magnus Christian.

father:
Waldemar Hansson

mother:
Britta Hansson

child:
Magnus Christian Genrup