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Professor Klaus Petersen elected member of Academia Europaea

Professor Klaus Petersen has been elected member of the class A.2 Governance, Institutions and Policies: Education, Health and Welfare of the Academia Europaea in recognition of his achievements as a researcher.
Klaus Petersen is professor in history and political science and Chair of Humanities at Danish Institute for Advanced Study at University of Southern Denmark. He is the director of Danish Centre for Welfare Studies.

About the Academia Europaea

The Academia Europaea was established in 1988 and is the Pan-European Academy of Sciences Humanities and Letters.

The object of Academia Europaea is the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship in the humanities, law, the economic, social, and political sciences, mathematics, medicine, and all branches of natural and technological sciences anywhere in the world for the public benefit and for the advancement of the education of the public of all ages in the aforesaid subjects in Europe.

Academia Europaea is a European, non-governmental association acting as an Academy. Our members are scientists and scholars who collectively aim to promote learning, education and research. Founded in 1988, with more than 4500 members which includes leading experts from the physical sciences and technology, biological sciences and medicine, mathematics, the letters and humanities, social and cognitive sciences, economics and the law.



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Redaktionen afsluttet: 01.09.2020