Honorary Consul Lars Jonsson – Nordstjärneorden

 

His Royal Highness Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden recently awarded Lars the honor of Riddare av Nordstjärneorden(Knight of the Polar Star). Lars received his medallion and certificate on May 4th at the Consular Conference in Washington D.C signed by His Royal Highness Carl XVl.

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Royal Swedish Academy Honors Professor Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams

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Professor Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams, holder of the Barbro Osher Endowed Chair of Swedish Studies, was elected to be a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities on February 3, 2015.  The Royal Swedish Academy is the oldest Learned Society in Sweden, founded by Queen Lovisa Ulrika in 1753. The Academy supports research in Philology, Literature, and History, and serves as a steward for  Cultural Treasures in Sweden.  Professor Gavel Adams was honored as a corresponding member.

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