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educator , historian , Asian studies specialist

Thommy A. Svensson, Swedish Historian, Asian studies specialist, educator. Member European Association for S.E. Asian Studies (president since 1992), European Science Foundation (chairman Asia committee since 1994).

Background

Svensson, Thommy A. was born on April 5, 1949 in Skallsjö, Sweden. Son of Åke B. G. and Elsa A. C. (Lundgren) Svensson.

Education

Bachelor, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, Sweden, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy in History, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, Sweden, 1983; docent in history, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, Sweden, 1988.

Career

Researcher, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, 1978-1987; associate professor 3d World history, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, 1987-1990; professor economics history, U. Bergen, Norway, 1990-1994; director, Nordic Institute Asian Studies, Copenhagen, since 1990; professor, department chairman history, Göteborg U., Gothenburg, since 1997. Director section for 3d World history Göteborg U., Gothenburg, 1990-1993. Chairman Center for East and S.E. Studies, Gothenburg, since 1990, Pacific Asia1015, 1996.

Cultural Rapprochement between Asia nad Europe, 1997.

Membership

Member European Association for S.E. Asian Studies (president since 1992), European Science Foundation (chairman Asia committee since 1994).

Connections

Married Christina S. Bergendal, October 2, 1976.

spouse:
Christina S. Bergendal