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Theo KORITZINSKY

Member of the Storting

Theo KORITZINSKY, Norwegian Member of the Storting.

Background

KORITZINSKY, Theo was born on November 2, 1941 in Trondheim. Parents: Ephraim W. Koritzinsky and Elisabeth Koritzinsky (née Muller).

Education

University of Oslo, history, sociology and political science. Spoken languages: Nordic languages. English, German, French.

Career

Board member, Norwegian Committee on South Africa, 1961-1962. International Secretary and Board member. Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons, 1962-1964.

Chairman, Socialist Youth Association, 1964-1965. Central Board member. Socialist Peoples Party, 1966-1968.

Chairman, Oslo Socialist Peoples Party, 1970-1971. Member, Oslo Town Council, 1972-1976. Board member, Norwegian UNESCO Commission, 1977-1981.

Member, of several committees and boards, Norwegian Association, for Authors, 1980-1983. Leader, Socialist Left Party, 1983-1987. Member of Storting, since 1985.

Member, Nordic Council, 1987-1989. Member, Council of Europe, since 1989. Leader, Standing Committee for Education, Research, Media and Culture, 199I-.

Assistant Professor, in Political Science, University of Oslo, 1969-1972. Assistant Professor, in Sociology, University of Oslo, 1972-1975. Assistant Professor, in Social Science, Sagene Teachers Training College, Oslo, 1975-1983.

Works

  • Velgere, Partier og Utenrikspolitikk, 1970. Menneske og Miljo, 1974. Verden og Vi, 1977.

    Samfunnsfag og Pavirkning, 1977. Samfunnsliv og Politikk, 1980.

Membership

Clubs: Norwegian environmental organisations. Solidanty organisations for South Africa, Central America etc. Several peace organisations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music (especially jazz), nature and environment, literature. Foreign policy, environmental and cultural policy, education.