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Slavonic languages educator

Lubomir Jan Durovic, Slovak Slavonic languages educator. Named Honorary Citizen Skalica; recipient Jan Papanek Golden medal, L. Stur Order of Slovak Republic, 2003, Golden medal, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, 2010.

Background

Durovic, Lubomir Jan was born on February 9, 1925 in Vazec, Slovakia. Arrived in Sweden, 1966. Son of Jan and Olga Maria Anna (Palicova) Durovic.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Comenius University, Bratislava, 1951. Doctor of Science, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, 1966.

Career

Assistant Comenius University, Bratislava, 1950—1956, associate professor, 1956—1966, professor, 1967—1970, head department Russian, 1955—1957. Lecturer State University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1966—1969, associate professor, 1969—1972. Professor Royal University, Lund, Sweden, 1972—1991, head department Slavic Languages, 1972—1991.

Retired, 1991

Visiting professor University Aarhus, Denmark, 1970, Yale University, 1974, University Zürich, Switzerland, 1991-1993, University Bern, Switzerland, 1994, University Prague, 1996.

Membership

Member Czechoslovak Society Sciences and Arts (vice president 1988-1990), Royal Society Humanities, Scandinavian Association Slavicists (president 1987-1990), Czechoslovak Linguistic Society (honorary), New Society Letters at Lund, Prague Linguistic Circuit (honorary), Slovak Linguistic Society.

Connections

Married Ludmila Ruzekova, June 30, 1951. Children: Vladimir, Natasa.

father:
Jan Durovic

mother:
Olga Maria Anna (Palicova) Durovic

spouse:
Ludmila Ruzekova

children:
Vladimir Durovic

Natasa Durovic