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historian , researcher

Per Gunnar Sörbom, Swedish historian, researcher. Member of Sala Golf (honorary secretary 1974-1976), Rotary (president 1984-1985).

Background

Sörbom, Per Gunnar was born on June 22, 1940 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Gunnar A.T. and Yvonne E. (Molin) Sörbom.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1972.

Career

Associate professor history of science and ideas Uppsala University, since 1972. Research secretary Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research, Stockholm, 1986-1992. Senior adviser Young European Socialists to Europe Foundation, 1992-1993.

Director general Swedish Institute, 1993-1997. Director cultural affairs Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1998. Counsellor cultural affairs Swedish Embassy, London, 1998—2002.

Retired, 2002

Professor pro tempore University Linköping, 1982-1986. President Arte et Scientia KonsultAB, Sala, 1984, Swedish Paneuropean Association, 1991-1994.

Membership

Member of Sala Golf (honorary secretary 1974-1976), Rotary (president 1984-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, gardening.

Connections

Married Gunilla E. Green. Children: Johan G., Erik G.

father:
Gunnar A.T. Sörbom

mother:
Yvonne E. (Molin) Sörbom

spouse:
Gunilla E. Green

children:
Johan G. Sörbom

Erik G. Sörbom