Three chairs in the Swedish Academy is, after last year's major crisis and several drop-out, empty. Following the announcement that the honourable member Sara Danius left the department, on February 26, said the permanent secretary Anders Olsson that one should ”choose two for now” and that he is determined to try to elect more women.
the two new members of the board shall also, according to DN's information, are discussed in the sorry event at the old stock exchange. A member tells us that it is possible, but not likely, that the Academy will forward to the decision already in the evening, and the election of two women as members who are current.
At present, there are only two female members of the Swedish Academy: Jila Elevated and Kristina Quiet. Election to the Swedish Academy must be after the institution has taken his decision is also confirmed by the king, the Academy's high protector. The member, who already earlier in the year been elected to the Academy of the finland-Swedish poet Tua Forsström, should take their entry at the högtidssammankomsten at the end of the year.
DN is looking for Anders Olsson.Link to the graphics
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