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The Swedish Academy , founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Swedish Academy has received Bob Dylan"s Nobel lecture
Bob Dylan expresses awe at receiving the Nobel Prize in literature and thanks the Swedish Academy.
The speech Bob Dylan should give to the Swedish Academy
Bob Said No: Swedish Academy has announced Bob Dylan will not attend a December ceremony to pick up his Nobel Prize
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Bob Dylan has informed the Swedish Academy that he will NOT travel to Stockholm in December to receive his for…
The Swedish Academy still expecting Bob Dylan to give a lecture "within six months" is laughable. Like, he's just not that into you
Bob Dylan can't make it to Nobel ceremony—he has “other commitments”.
The Swedish Academy said it "respects" Dylan's decision and the fact that an award winner does not travel
Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan not attending his Nobel Literature Prize presentation event; tells Swedish Academy he has 'other…
: Bob Dylan can't make Nobel ceremony: Swedish Academy He said he has prior commitments in December
Bob Dylan's too busy to make the Nobel ceremony. He has prior appointments.
Official statement from Swedish Academy after Dylan notified them by fax (!) that he won't be coming to Stockholm to pick…
Swedish Academy: Bob Dylan is not coming to Stockholm to pick up his Nobel Prize
Swedish Academy says Bob Dylan will not pick up his Nobel Prize in person - Fox News
Swedish Academy says not coming to pick up his
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'Incredibly honoured but cannot attend ceremony': tells Swedish Academy. https:…
A fax can still be a personal letter. I'm reliably informed by the Swedish Academy that it was an old fashioned facsimile
sends a fax (!) 2 the Swedish Academy to say he won't be coming 2 Stockholm for his ceremony. The m…
Nobel Prize Committee can't find Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan, the Swedish Academy just wants to make you feel their lov
Swedish Academy blasts “impolite and arrogant” Bob Dylan for failing to acknowledge Nobel Prize
Swedish Academy member calls Bob Dylan “impolite and arrogant” for declining to acknowledge his Nobel
And at the Swedish Academy:. "Why the heck did we do this if he's not even coming to the party?". "It wasn't my idea.". htt…
Days aftr winning Nobel Prize, Bob Dylan has yet to get in touch w the Swedish Academy or indicate if he will attend h…
The family of William Golding (Nobel in Literature 1983) congratulate Bob Dylan and the Swedish Academy on a great choice!
Convinced the Swedish Academy gave Dylan the Nobel just so they could say "the times they are a-changing" in interviews.
Not my choice! Bob won 2016 Prize in The Academy says he "created new expr…
People who gathered at the Swedish Academy’s headquarters reacted with a loud cheer as Dylan's name was read out.…
Iconic singer-songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in first for Swedish academy
Apparently the Swedish Academy are a bunch of hippies.
The Swedish Academy grants the Nobel Prize in Literature; it's the Peace Prize comes from Norway. (Source Wikipedia)
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Swedish Academy is personally trolling me
Parini: Dylan deserves Nobel Prize for Literature: The Swedish Academy said Dylan had "created a new poetic e...
Sara Danius from the Swedish Academy points out that Bob Dylan is not the first musician to win the prize:…
There's a svelte possibility that the Swedish Academy may have had a thumb on the scale for someone who's also a favorite son of Minnesota.
The door at the Swedish Academy will open in less than 1,5 hours! Announcement of the 2016 in Literature LIVE
The Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Bob Dylan suggestive that Swedish Academy believes Sweden's harsh drug laws do not pass acid test.
The answer is no longer blowing in the wind. The Swedish Academy has received, recorded & delivered it.
Permanent Secretary at the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius, says is a great poet in the English speaking tradition
It took an extra week for the to choose the in for 2016 - the award goes…
Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy announces in Literature for 2016. Bob Dylan
I hope the Swedish Academy confers the 2016 literature prize on the extraordinary Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
The average member of the Swedish Academy was 19 years old in 1962, when Dylan first performed "Blowin' in the Wind."
is there plausible scenario in which Swedish Academy could fulfill the function of cultivating & recognizing a trul…
I have not seen the Swedish Academy struggle so hard to defend a Nobel award for literature as they're doing the Bob Dylan award.
The Swedish Academy still knows how to surprise everyone it seems!
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"He is probably the greatest living poet," said Per Wastberg, Swedish Academy member about The Nobel Priz…
"Can we please stop the nonsense and give Philip Roth a Nobel Prize for Literature before he dies?".
It was lucky the Swedish Academy was able to find another Minnesotan songwriter to give the award to after Prince died, but
Hypothesis: this guy is a member of the Swedish Academy
Press release from the Swedish Academy Awarded 2016 in Literature:
BREAKING NEWS - is suing the Swedish Academy for giving the for literature to a guy who never p…
In the end what to say.Looks like Bob has a lot of fans in Swedish Academy of Sciences
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: Updated prizes text, added info about organisation and minor cha...
Vintage photo of A coin with a sign of Snille Och Smak or Swedish Academy, 1925.
I would like to thank the Swedish Academy. I am extremely grateful for its statement.
Posters arrived yesterday in the mail. Thank you Swedish Academy!
Notice of annual general meeting in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ): … Swedish Academy of Engineering Scien...
First . Safe. Safe. Academy Staff are well trained to work safely at workplace
uhhh he was once the THIRD choice for Nobel Prize
though nick named in the academy as ” that terrible Swedish Jew”.
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Applicants to the Swedish Police Academy fail on the IQ test
A member of Southampton Academy is dressed and ready for his skit as a Swedish old man.
The Academy (est. 1786) with its primary instrument the Akademiens ordlista is arguably the most influential.
Former Boro Academy player Nathan Plews, who was released last summer has signed for Marske Utd, after a spell at Swedish side Ytterhogdals
Is your attempt at subtly nudging the Swedish academy of sciences? "Nr of Nobel Prizes awarded to people named Carrol: 0"
Annika Tengvall Director of Postgraduate Education, Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Science in our Advisory Board
Vintage photo of 1949. Prince Bertil visits Royal Swedish Academy of War Science
Only five Swedish actresses have been nominated for an Academy Award. Props to the first person who can name them all.
The Academy reforms are based on Swedish schools. The problem? Sweden's free schools are in crisis bc of the reforms.
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Academy for Academics, a Sweden-based organisation is set to award scholarships to 20 students of the University...
Nobel was a practical genius. He never included Economics in his list. This was later added by Swedish Academy. Economics is ever vague
Our Swedish manifestation of Sisters Academy - The Takeover took the front page and a large report in...
Why are Swedish policemen so hot though? Is it a requirement to enroll into the police academy? "Must be hot"
New training by Tendensor and Nordic Place Academy – Place Brand Management, 11-12 May in Stockholm (held in Swedish…
attending 2 day Symposium on biocides, metals and at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Swedish Academy wanted to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 1906 to me for my discovery of the periodic system. So...NOBEL
Did you know, i was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1884
Ariel Goobar was elected as a new member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in the class of Astronomy and...
It seems to me that the Swedish Academy of Science may be qualifying for th...
An afternoon celebrating life and work of Tomas Tranströmer with i a Swedish Academy Member Kjell Espmark on the making of a poet
What type of restriction do face if they want to enter?.
It was cool seeing myself on the screen at the Swedish Academy Awards !
Efterskalv (The Here After) won the Best Film yesterday at the Swedish version of the Academy Awards, Congratulations!
Hasselhoff @ the Swedish Academy Awards tonight (where KF won best short) ;D
Congratulations to our partners, MadCrew, lead by who won a Swedish Film Academy Award tonight for VFX! Proud of you guys!
In Swedish it's much easier. We have an academy :)
Well done to for winning the Swedish Academy best short film award!
Welcome to Sweden 'Inspirational sessions for swedish academy coaches' #
Only reason Kejriwal will miss Nobel Prize is b'cos Swedish academy is mile-huen people
Swedish govt criticizes Israel then sends Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences to learn how to deal with terrorism
'Inspirational session for swedish academy coaches' with at Kumla Hotel
The polyarthritis is special since Holger greatly suffered from it in his late life. It is voted on by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences also awards the Crafoord Prize, in the fields of Mathematics, Astronomy, Biosciences, Geosciences.
most outstanding work in ideal direction. The Swedish Academy interpreted this liberally to award the Prize to philosophers and historians.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel is chosen by the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is chosen by the Swedish Academy. The ALMA is chosen by the Jurors under auspices of the Swedish Arts Council.
The Cruel Stars of the Night: A Mystery Ann Lindell Mysteries Winner of the Swedish Academy Award for Best
2016 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy Goes to Roy Kerr and Roger Blandford: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences h...
I was elected for the Royal Swedish Academy of science
Swedish Academy releases list of 1965 Nobel candidates that Mikhail Sholokhov beat out for 1965 [pdf]
Any ideas where to find a list of full and honorary members of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences from the 18th-c?
If you want to learn in an academic environment you have to go to places like SARA (Swedish Academy of Realist Art).
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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards Crafoord Prizes in Astronomy and Mathematics: The Royal Swedish Acade...
Congratulations to NZ astronomer Roy Kerr: has co-won NZ$1million Crafoord Prize from Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences…
Meet the 2016 Winners of the $700,000 Crafoord Prize: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded its pr...
Crown Princess Victoria with the Royal family attended the Swedish Academy's formal gathering at the Stock Exchange htt…
Swedish Academy has sadly joined the Anti-Russian mob by awarding the NP in Literature to Svetlana Aleksijevitj, a journalist & propagandist
Swedish Academy Awards Nobel Prize in Literature to someone other than Campbell Newman... . Campbell Newman: *** Swedish Academy!!!
...for her work, which the Swedish Academy described as “a monument to suffering in our time.”. (from Washington Post)
1724 — First female member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Eva Ekeblad born.
July 10, 1931. Alice Munro born, praised by the Swedish Academy as a “master of the contemporary short story” when...
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awards the Nobel Prize in. A. physics. B. economics. C. chemistry. D. both (a) and (c)
ROFL Jean Paul Sarte refused Nobel, but letter arrived after prize appointed.
Won't be surprised,if coming to know of Sen's misdemeanours,Swedish Noble Academy decide to withdraw his award
The Swedish youngster is the single new face as a host of players sign scholarships.
Chelsea confirm Joseph Colley arrival among 14 academy signings: The Swedish youngster is the single new face ...
"About one 4th of world electricity consumption is used for lighting purposes" (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences)
also the Swedish academy is a bunch of corrupt *** or fools to have given him the Nobel Prize you guys know better
Horace Engdahl, esteemed member of the Swedish Academy, is now also available in Danish. A beautiful edition of...
The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Prize of Literature called Modiano “a Marcel Proust of our time”,...
Ooh, post from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Calm down, it’s just a poster.
Christina Moberg starts her term as President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (RSAS).
Interested in becoming a beauty therapist...M&Arc Academy offers a range of beauty courses from Swedish body...
IFKR. btw i have this awful problem i mean i really want to learn swedish but there's not ANY academy for that i hate my life
Apart from "This is the Swedish Academy. You have just won the Nobel Prize," I can't think of any.
Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, recommends Modiano’s Missing Person as a start!
Delighted to host the The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (the first in the world) at the Academy this week
When the Swedish Academy called to inform him about the prize he shouted "YOU'VE RUINED MY LIFE!"
Secretly my heart says: 'Please Swedish Academy the Philippines haven't been awarded before and this is going to be YOLO.' Lol :)
If this will be awarded, the Swedish Academy vote has been leak and is therefore controversial. I am controversial. :)
Please let me know if somebody from the Swedish Academy is mentioning me because that citation is YOLO. :)
Do I have followers from the Swedish Academy? This Nobel cause is amazing. :)
Is there an unwritten rule in the Swedish Academy that if someone is from a country that never won, should be grabbed already as winner? :)
Saturday welcomed the arrival of Academy player's Dorat Gashi and Florent Mehmeti to LIFE.
Swedish Academy now offering summer course exploring the Swedish Healthcare System. For more info visit:
Today a training about Lovato products is taking place in our Lovato Academy, thanks to our Swedish partners for...
We'll be exploring the history and benefits of Swedish Massage on the Beauty Academy blog later today! Is this...
Soyinka bribed the Swedish Academy to get his Nobel Prize ahead of Achebe? Seriously?
"How many Swedish words do you know?" - 28/30 are bad Swedish versions of English words not yet adopted by the Swedish Academy.
Models required for assessments tomorrow in the training academy. 10am- Swedish Back massage- £9. 10am Hot stones...
movement discussed at Swedish Academy of Sciences
"Let me be perfectly clear here: none of this is true." Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy on Yaşar Kemal:
Swedish Academy announces Patrick Modiano as winner of Nobel Prize in literature 2014. The French author published his first book in 1968 and focuses mainly on historical fiction. Called by the academy, "a Marcel Proust of our time," Modiano has written extensively about Jewish identity in Europe after World War II and Germany's occupation of France.
Swedish Academy call literature winner Patrick Modiano 'a Marcel Proust of our time' - see
Patrick Modiano-"You could say he's a Marcel Proust of our time," Peter Englund,of the Swedish Academy,
Karel Čapek (1890-1938), Czech playwright, novelist and short story writer, is recognized for his intelligent humour and exceptional imagination. He’s probably best known for his futuristic play R.U.R (Rossum’s Universal Robots), where he was the first one to use the word ROBOT, invented by his brother Joseph Čapek (poet and cartoonist), as well as for his anti-fascist novel “The War with the Newts”. He was even nominated for the Nobel Prize for the anti-war messages included in his plays. Unfortunately, it was during the Nazi Germany and the Swedish Academy was too afraid to give it to Čapek. The Last Judgment is just one of the brilliant short detective stories from a hilarious work called “Stories from a Pocket and Stories from Another Pocket”. The story only seems to be pretty straightforward, it’s written with a clever humour with a rather sophisticated message. The Last Judgment by Karel Čapek The notorious multiple-killer Kugler, pursued by several warrants and a whole army of pol ...
aka Karen von Blixen-Finecke; aka Isak Dinesen; aka Tania Blixen, aka Osceola; aka Pierre Andrézel Karen von Blixen-Finecke (1885 - 1962), née Karen Christenze Dinesen, was a Danish author also known by her pen name Isak Dinesen. She also wrote under the pen names Tania Blixen, Osceola and Pierre Andrézel. Blixen wrote works in Danish, French and English. Blixen is best known for Out of Africa, her account of living in Kenya, and one of her stories, Babette's Feast, both of which have been adapted into highly acclaimed, Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Prior to the release of the first film, she was noted for her Seven Gothic Tales, for which she is also known in Denmark. Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, described it as "a mistake" that Blixen was not awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature during the 1930s. Although never awarded the prize, she finished in third place behind Graham Greene in 1961, the year Ivo Andrić was awarded the prize. Karen Dinesen was born on 17 Ap ...
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Dr. Ivan Van Sertima © J.L. Van Sertima Ivan Van Sertima was born in Guyana, South America. He was educated at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London University) and the Rutgers Graduate School and holds degrees in African Studies and Anthropology. From 1957-1959 he served as a Press and Broadcasting Officer in the Guyana Information Services. During the decade of the 1960s he broadcast weekly from Britain to Africa and the Caribbean. He is a literary critic, a linguist, an anthropologist and has made a name in all three fields. As a literary critic, he is the author of Caribbean Writers, a collection of critical essays on the Caribbean novel. He is also the author of several major literary reviews published in Denmark, India, Britain and the United States. He was honored for his work in this field by being asked by the Nobel Committee of the Swedish Academy to nominate candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature from 1976-1980. He has also been honored as an historian of world repute ...
The Irish Embassy and the Nobel Museum are very proud to present a commemorative event for the late Nobel Laureate and much loved poet, Seamus Heaney. The event is on at 17:30 on Friday 21 March in the Nobel Museum, Stortorget 2, Gamla Stan and will include film, music and reflections from two of his friends, award-winning poet Paul Muldoon and former Secretary General of the Swedish Academy, Sture Allen. A reception will follow the event. Space is limited so please reserve a place at event
When the author won the Nobel Prize, the Swedish Academy said: “The burgeoning feminist movement saw it as a...
Biographies & Autobiographies [o] My Life: Recollections of a Nobel Laureate, Max Born [o] Einstein - The Life and Times, Ronald W. Clark [o] Galileo at Work, Stillman Drake [o] "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!", Richard P. Feynman [o] "What Do You Care What Other People Think?", Richard P. Feynman Feynman is perhaps the only person in the world to have been judged both mentally incompetent by a U.S. Army psychiatrist and worthy of a Nobel Prize by the Swedish Academy. Besides having been one of the world's greatest physicists, he was a safe *** a creative artist, played in a Brazilian samba band, and solved the riddle of the Challenger shuttle explosion. These two books are filled with anecdotes from a fascinating life. [o] Neils Bohr: A Centenary Volume, Edited by A.P. French and P.J. Kennedy [o] Genius, James Gleick The biography of Richard Feynman written by a long-time personal friend. [o] Harriet Brooks, Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoffrey Rayner-Canham [o] Galileo's Daughter, Dana Sobel The ...
Charles de Gaulle, president of France and architect of the country’s Fifth Republic, has been revealed as a surprise contender for the 1963 Nobel Prize for literature. The Swedish Academy keeps all information about nominations and selections for the literature … read more Related Posts: Alice Munro responds to Nobel Prize by video interview –… December 10, 2013 [embedded content] Short story writer Alice Munro has said “I just love the honour” of winning the Nobel Prize in literature, an award which is to be collected on her behalf by daughter Jenny at a lavish ceremony in Stockholm in a few hours’ time. Munro, who at 82 is too frail to fly, shared her joy at receiving the $1.3m (£790,000) prize, and thoughts on being the 13th woman to win it, in a… Irish literature gets €150,000 boost with laureate award… December 16, 2013 In the running?… novelist Anne Enright. Photograph: Pa ...
Put garlic salt on Classic Lay's potato chips, then got a call from Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences that I'm up for a Nobel Prize.
The Daily Mail's take on new swedish academy striker Zacharias Faour who played his first game against Elche
Jonas Alströmer, Swedish agriculturalist & a founder of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, was born on this day 7 January 1685.
OPERA SINGERS FROM THE PAST - JENNY LIND Johanna Maria Lind (6 October 1820 – 2 November 1887), better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". One of the most highly regarded singers of the 19th century, she performed in soprano roles in opera in Sweden and across Europe, and undertook an extraordinarily popular concert tour of America beginning in 1850. She was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music from 1840. Lind became famous after her performance in Der Freischütz in Sweden in 1838. Within a few years, she had suffered vocal damage, but the singing teacher Manuel García saved her voice. She was in great demand in opera roles throughout Sweden and northern Europe during the 1840s, becoming the protégée of Felix Mendelssohn. After two acclaimed seasons in London, she announced her retirement from opera at the age of 29. In 1850, Lind went to America at the invitation of the showman P. T. Barnum. She gave 93 large-scale concerts for him an ...
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Anders Zorn was still an art student when he painted this watercolor of a veiled acquaintance posed as if in mourning. The work garnered rave reviews when it first appeared in the annual student exhibition at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts in 1880. Sweden’s King Oscar II was among its admirers, and he subsequently commissioned a full-length version for his own collection, launching Zorn’s career in earnest.
The Swedish Academy releases secret documents of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature that ultimately was awarded the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis, revealing that writers such as Samuel Becket and Vladimir Nabokov were early dismissed in the selection process.
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2014.DAY THREE. 00:00 .I AM OFF TO SLEEP. .Telegram from Rabindranath Tagore, read at the Nobel Banquet 1913. I beg to convey to the Swedish Academy my grateful appreciation of the breadth of understanding which has brought the distant near, and has made a stranger a brother.
.Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences posthumously awarded a medal to *** in 1779
Beckett too nihilistic for the Nobel Prize! The Swedish Academy made interesting documents public today.
2013 has passed with joy when the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Peter Higgs and François Englert for their theory of how particles obtain some volume . It is an award widely welcomed , following the discovery of a particle that looks exactly like the Higgs boson at CERN in 2012. But this year's Nobel Prize would not have no idea controversy - a few other theorists have ignored, while the disclosure itself awards than an hour later than schedule announced , implying that the Institute Swedish Academy of Sciences should have more time to conclude the award should honor those . Also in 2014 , why ? These events will take place in the field of physics and who will be the flag bearer pioneer in the next 12 months ? At CERN , physicists and engineers will still rejoice top of this year's Nobel Prizes , but they will also work hard to upgrade the Large Hadron Collider ( LHC ) and the experiments of its own , ATLAS and CMS . The collider 's largest planet , has suspended operations in February after the ...
Re that last RT: There's good reason to believe that Auden ruined his chances with the Swedish Academy criticizing Dag Hammarskjöld.
Hanna Pauli (1864 –1940) was a Swedish painter. She studied at the painting school of August Malmström, and the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm. Hanna studied in Paris from 1885 until 1887. The portrait is realistic and unconventional for its time in portraying a female artist at work (sitting on the floor with clay in her hands) rather than in proper bourgeois attire.
Henrietta Swan Leavitt (186-1921) was employed as a "computer" at the Harvard College Observatory. "Computers" were women brought in to catalogue the brightness of stars recorded on photographic plates; women were not allowed to use the observatory telescopes at the time. Leavitt's discovery of how to determine the distance to faraway stars revolutionized the field. Paperwork was actually underway in the Royal Swedish Academy to nominate Leavitt for a Nobel Prize in 1924 when it was learned that she had died of cancer three years earlier.
Swedish Academy formal gathering at Stock Exchange in Stockholm
In 1983 the U.S. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded a rare slew of eight Oscars to Sir Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi. Disgruntled supporters of the competition, which included Steven Spielberg's blockbuster E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, sourly remarked that the Academy was supposed to be rewarding cinematic excellence, not handing out the Nobel Peace Prize. But Gandhi, of course, had never won the Nobel Peace Prize (a distinction the Swedish Academy has since conferred on a series of self-proclaimed Gandhians, from Martin Luther King Jr. to Adolfo Perez Esquivel). His prize had been something less tangible. Publicity posters for the film proclaimed that "Gandhi's triumph changed the world forever." I saw the posters, enjoyed the film (despite its many historical inaccuracies), and rooted for it when the Oscars were handed out. But I never stopped wondering whether Gandhi had in fact triumphed at all.
Swedish Academy that awards Nobel Lit Prize has only had 7 women members in 227 years, including the 5 in it now:
Not recognized in any way by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Tomorrow 6 pm I'm participating in a panel discussion about music criticism at Royal Swedish Music Academy Stockholm
British Nobel Prize author Lessing dies - On winning the Nobel Prize, the Swedish Academy described Lessing as an ...
Just found out Doris Lessing died today in her sleep. When she received her Nobel Prize (at 88 the oldest recipient and one of very few women) the Swedish Academy called her "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny". I read her in my late teens and her books have had an indelible effect on the way I have lived my life.
Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94: Lessing won the Nobel Literature prize in 2007. The Swedish Academy pra...
LONDON (AP) — When Doris Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy desc...
R.I.P Doris Lessing a true fighter for freedom .The Swedish Academy praised Lessing for her “skepticism, fire and visionary power"
Only a Muslim got the Nobel Prize, As his efforts , Swedish Academy did praise, He taught to Muslim women enterprise to surprise.
Give the Swedish keeper an Academy Award. If only Ingmar Bergman was still alive.
Today we were pleased to host a great group of Swedish students from the Sture Academy of
How can schools co-operate with local branches to increase technique in schools is the topic at the Royal Swedish Science Academy.
Going international w/the message today w/Swedish students from the libertarian Sture Academy
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of at the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences' formal gathering
Seminar: Our future in the Anthropocene 27 Nov, 9-12, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences,
Podcast with Swedish audio branding agency Radja about their award case for Emporia and more:
"Hello Mr. Knight, this is the Swedish Academy. We imagine you've been expecting our call, but we'd like to offer you..."
According to the Swedish Academy, Alice Munro’s daughter Jenny will receive the on 10 December.
Ghost (Swedish band). Chap had a pretty good sense of humour. @ Manchester Academy
Swedish King Carl-Gustaf and a Royal Technology Mission from the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences today visit Embraer in São José dos …
News Updates: Nobel in Literature: Could This Be Haruki Murakami’s Year?: Today the Swedish Academy will announce the recipient of the world’s most prestigious literary award, the coveted Nobel Prize in Literature. Although the winner is notoriously difficult to predict, bookies and bloggers inevitably weigh in with their own odds every year, leading up to the October announcement. But in the end it’s anyone’s guess. Vague trends seem to have emerged over the years, but in the end trying to guess who will be chosen is closer to divination than science. As New Republic notes, even with the use of complex numerical analysis of factors like industry gossip, an author’s nationality, and historical precedent, from 2004 to 2012 bookies’ predictions matched reality only once, when Turkish man of letters Orhan Pamuk was tapped by the Swedish Academy in 2006. Syrian poet, essayist and translator Ali Ahmad Said Esber (who goes by the pen name of Adonis) has been touted as the frontrunner during four o . ...
"Conferring the Nobel Prize in Literature to Seamus Heaney in 1995, the Swedish Academy praised the poet "for...
Probably not sarin attack in according to The Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences.
thats the link to the original article in Swedish by the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences.
the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences pointed out the exact same issue.
btw the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences has come to the conclusion that govt didn't use any chemicals LOL
Might Obama's Peace Prize be even stranger? MT Sometimes, Swedish Academy gets it wrong: strange case of Mo Yan
Sometimes the Swedish Academy gets it terribly wrong. On the strange case of Mo Yan
Great event in Stockholm, on 'Renewables - systems and storage' organized by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences:
Ernest Hemingway : Overview Author : Stewart F. Sanderson Source : Reference guide to American Literature Literature Resource Center When Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy commented on the central themes of his work. Courage and compassion in a world of violence and death were seen as the distinguishing marks of "one of the great writers of our time ... who, honestly and undauntedly, reproduces the genuine features of the hard countenance of the age." These comments sum up perceptively the characteristic preoccupations of Hemingway's fiction and of the heroic code of behavior that it explores. But they do less than justice to another aspect of his writing. Hemingway was also a deliberate and careful artist, for whom every book was, in his own words, "a new beginning" in which the writer "should always try for something that has never been done." Hemingway started his working life as a newspaper reporter, an excellent training in writing graphic declaratory pr ...
Award Ceremony Speech Presentation Speech by Per Hallström, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on December 10, 1933 Ivan Bunin's literary career has been clear and uncomplicated. He came from a family of country squires and grew up in the literary tradition of the times in which that social class dominated Russian culture, created a literature occupying a place of honour in contemporary Europe, and led to fatal political movements. «The lords of the scrupulous consciences» is what the following generation ironically called these men who, full of indignation and pity, set themselves up against the humiliation of the serfs. They deserved a better name, for they would soon have to pay with their own prosperity for the upheaval that they were going to cause. Only the debris of the family possessions remained about the young Bunin; it was in the world of poetry that he could feel a strong rapport with the past generations. He lived in a world of illusions without any energy, rather than of national ...
From the 17th century Armenians became increasingly involved in the affairs of the Swedish kingdom and international diplomacy as interpreters and diplomats. The minister and diplomat at the Swedish Legation in Constantinople, Baron Ignatius Mouradgea (1740-1807) was especially famous. His son Abraham, academician, had a versatile career, including a position as laboratory assistant to the internationally known scientist Jacob Berzelius. Abraham Mouradgea d'Ohsson became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1823 and of the Science Society in Uppsala from 1828. Equally famous was Jean d’Anastasi, a merchant from Damascus, who later became the General Consul of Sweden and Norway in Alexandria and Cairo. Artsvi Bakhchinyan, Armenia-Sweden: Historical and Cultural Relations
Collected Fictions [Paperback] by Although Jorge Luis Borges published his first book in 1923--doling out his own money for a limited edition of Fervor de Buenos Aires--he remained in Argentinian obscurity for almost three decades. In 1951, however, Ficciones appeared in French, followed soon after by an English translation. This collection, which included the cream of the author's short fictions, made it clear that Borges was a world-class (if highly unclassifiable) artist--a brilliant, lyrical miniaturist, who could pose the great questions of existence on the head of pin. And by 1961, when he shared the French Prix Formentor with Samuel Beckett, he seemed suddenly to tower over a half-dozen literary cultures, the very exemplar of modernism with a human face. By the time of his death in 1986, Borges had been granted old master status by almost everybody (except, alas, the gentlemen of the Swedish Academy). Yet his work remained dispersed among a half-dozen different collections, some of the . ...
Documents newly released by the Swedish Academy reveal that its members were generally dissatisfied with the candidates for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962, when the prize was awarded to John Steinbeck.
still remember in history class in Ellon Academy when Mr Winterbottom read out my surname and asked if I was swedish or foreign at all
Shen Congwen died in May 1988, probably just before Swedish Academy would announce him the winner of Nobel Prize for Literature of the year.
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Good piece by C. Lewis here: magnus norman seeks to boost swedish tennis at good to great academy
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Kristoffer Peterson arrived at the Academy from Swedish side, A Savedalens IF in January 2011.
 At the Swedish Armed Forces Interpreter Academy, young recruits learn a new language at a very fast pace. -
Royal Swedish Academy awarded BioMat grand prize as Best Medical Device for 2010
No Academy Awards Nom, for The Hypnotist.. Lasse Hallstroms first Swedish Movie in years
Colette Lewis of chats with Magnus Norman about his new Swedish tennis academy, Good to Great:
Dimitrov Leaves Muratoglu Academy and Goes to Swedish Academy ! I really hope it will help him. Go Grigor !
Here are some pictures of the royals from dec 20th Swedish academy's formal gathering:
Swedish Royal Family at the Swedish Academy's formal gathering held at the Stock Exchange in Stockholm
Mushfique Ahmed A prize for literature or political reality? November 15, 2012 This year’s Nobel Award in Literature, no doubt, points to a shift for the Swedish Academy. Was it a change of heart? May be; or perhaps, they decided to go off the script for a realistic change. The Academy, which lunges at any chance to mix literature with politics, could be mischievous at times. They, after all, gave away accolades to Pasternak, Brodsky, Solzhenitsyn; and likes of Akhmatova and Mayakovski were overlooked. Let’s just say they are too much into their ideology. Besides, to the sceptics, it is a fraternity of old, white, European males that annually passes judgments on other cultures with deliberations shrouded in Vatican style secrecy. Surrealist as it may sound today, the first writer on China whom the Swedish Academy called to the podium was an American – Pearl Buck for her peasant epics; a non-event for the Chinese people then, as it does not ring any bell now. So when, after taking more than half a ce ...
On Naipaul:The Swedish Academy praised his work "for having united perceptive .. that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories"
EGBA (ELECTRONIC GROOVE & BEAT ACADEMY) (Classic Fusion): One of the first Swedish bands to fuse jazz and rock (...
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To be a Greek and a part of its twenty-five-century-old literary tradition was to Elytis a matter of great pride. His words, upon acceptance of the Nobel Prize, gave evidence of this deep regard for his people and country: "I would like to believe that with this year's decision, the Swedish Academy wants to honor in me Greek poetry in its entirety. I would like to think it also wants to draw the attention of the world to a tradition that has gone on since the time of Homer, in the embrace of Western civilization." Respect!
.in good accompany at the Swedish Academy's Nobel Museum shop.
*** of a lot of Swedish girls at Brixton academy to see including so on my best behaviour...
Off to Brixton Academy to see Love a bit of Swedish on a Thursday night in
The King and Queen and Prince Daniel at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering
Magical realism is worn-out to depict work, fits best: Academy member
Swedish Pop Sensation Robyn lands in to play live & electronic tomorrow night:
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awarded the Noble Prize in: A. Physics B. Economics C. Chemistry D. (a) and (c)
zlatan is an Ajax player that happens to be Swedish (FC Malmö does not shine for their youth academy :P
i took up my paper yesterday big and bold "BLPs way" initially expecting that after reading this, the Royal Swedish Academy of Science to descend upon Barbados with accolades and to bestow Owen the great, The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics .. then i started to read .. i await their arrival Marvin Alleyne
Getting a condensed overview of Jonkoping Academy. They started the first Swedish master's program in quality.
Suspected conflict of interest in Nobel Prize in Literature award: Swedish Academy member is also Mo Yan's translator.
Accompanied by rampant speculation, the Swedish Academy prepared to award the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, the cultural high point of a week of accolades.
China has greeted with 'jubilation' news that author Mo Yan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature - the first Chinese not considered a dissident to be honoured by the Swedish Academy.
Mo Yan Wins Nobel Literature Prize: The Swedish Academy announced on Thursday that it had awarded the 2012 Nobel...
Nobel literature award to be announced Thursday by Swedish Academy - Washington Post
Swedish Academy receives from Bogota the news that novelist GABRIEL GARÇIA-MARQUEZ HAS DIED.
'It goes against the grain to associate a money prize with this purely religious poetry. It is like paying the psalms(of David) or songs of st. Francis.'(the Nobel Committee of Swedish Academy on Rabindranath Tagore's GITANJALI)
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I'll have to check out that podcast. He's also Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. An accomplished guy. Good writer.
Rest in Peace Jorge Luis Borges who, shame on you Swedish Academy , didn't win Nobel Prize. Corpus, Opus I...
With more than 30, 000 students and enough Nobel Prize winners to give the Swedish Academy its reason for being
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