Honorary doctors at the Faculty of Humanities

2021

Professor Penelope J.E. Davies, Professor of Art History at the University of Texas, Austin

2020

Thomas Lunderquist, Journalist, Malmö
Lars Mogensen, Journalist, Vitaby
Professor Anette Elisabeth Warring, Professor of History, Roskilde University

2019

Bruce Karstadt, President and CEO at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
Professor Helle Vandkilde, Dept. of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, Aarhus University, Aarhus

2018

Professor Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, New Haven (Part of the doctoral degree conferment ceremony of 2019)

2017

Professor Baruch Fischhoff, Howard Heinz University Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy and the Institute for Politics and Strategy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
Professor Ulrike Hahn, Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck University, London
Per T Ohlsson, Journalist and Author, Malmö
Stellan Skarsgård, Actor, Stockholm

2016

Professor Michael Dobson, Professor of Shakespeare Studies, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham
Associate professor Jens Vellev, Associate professor of i Medieval and Renaissance Archaeology Aarhus University, Højbjerg

2015

Associate professor Pia Bennike, Associate professor emerita at the Institute of Forensic Medicine and The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen
Professor Oda Wischmeyer, Professor emerita of Ancient Judaism and New Testament Studies at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Professor Manfred Pienemann, Professor emeritus of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Department of English and American Studies, Paderborn University

2014

Ebba Fischer, Chairwoman at the Board of Trustees, The Crafoord Foundation, Lund
Lecturer Ulla Lund Hansen, Associate professor emeritus of Archaeology, The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen
Professor Marga Reis, Professor emerita at the Department of Modern Languages, German Language and Literatures Institute, University of Tübingen and Honorary Professor of German Linguistics at Humboldt-Universität, Berlin

2013

Professor John Broome, Emeritus White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Docent Stig Persson, MD and Associate professor emeritus of Cardiology, Lund University
Elisabet Wentz-Janacek, Author, Cantor, Lund

2012

Per-Håkan Ohlsson, Publisher, Lund
Professor Elisabet Engdahl, Professor of Swedish, University of Gothenburg
Professor Richard Wilk, Distinguished Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Indiana University

2011

Professor Anthony Spearing, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English, University of Virginia

2010

Professor Raffaele Simone, Professor of General Linguistics, Roma Tre University

2009

Gunnar Wetterberg, Head of Social Policy at the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations
Finn Ole Sonne Nielsen, Antiquarian and Head of Archaeology at Bornholms Museum in Rønne
Professor Dinah Birch, Professor of English at the University of Liverpool

2008

Docent and Associate Professor Nanna Noe-Nygaard, Geology, University of Copenhagen
Professor Philip Pettit, L.S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University

2007

HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Jordan
Sigrid Combüchen, Author, Lund
Professor Barbara Scholkmann, Professor of Medieval Archaeology at the University of Tübingen

2006

Professor Thomas Vargish, Professor of English, Colorado Springs
Ingemar Leckius, Author, Translator and Critic, Lund
Ingegerd Rabow, Senior librarian, Lund

2005

Licentiate Ulf Gran, Author, Malmö
Professor Torsten Capelle, Professor of Pre- and Early HistoryUniversity of Münster

2004

Professor Teresa de Lauretis, Distinguished Professor of the History of Consciousness at the University of California, Santa Cruz (Part of the doctoral degree conferment ceremony of 2005)
Professor Dr. Jürgen M. Meisel, Professor of Linguistics, Dept. Romance Languages & (Co-)Chair of the Research Center on Multilingualism, University of Hamburg
Eric Rasmusson, Halmstad

2003

Professor Michael G. Carter, Professor of Arabic in the Dept. of East European and Oriental Studies in Oslo University & Honorary Professor in the Centre for Medieval Studies in Sydney University
Professor Dr. Claus Clüver, Professor emeritus of Comparative Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington
Kjell Peterson, Publisher, Stockholm

2002

Professor Richard Bradley, Professor of Archaeology, University of Reading
Professor Natalie Zemon Davis, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emerita, Princeton University, Adjunct Professor of History and Anthropology and Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto

2001

Professor Thomas Bredsdorff, Professor of Nordic Literature, University of Copenhagen
Professor Carol Clover, Professor emerita of Medieval Studies (Early Northern Europe) and American Film at the University of California, Berkeley
Ingrid Schaar, Publishing editor, Lund

2000

Professor Hans Andersson, Professor emeritus of Medieval Archaeology, Lund University
Suzanne Osten, Theatre director, Stockholm
Professor Håkan Westling, Professor emeritus of Clinical Physiology, Lund University, chairman of Lund University Historical Society's board

1999

Professor Stig Johansson, Professor of Modern English Language at Oslo University
Professor José Vovelle, Professor of Art History

1998

Verner Alexandersen, Dentist, Ballerup
Professor Muchadin A. Kumachov, Professor of Linguistics, Moscow
Fil lic Jan Stolpe, Translator and Literature critic, Stockholm

1997

Professor Peter Burke, Professor of Cultural History, University of Cambridge
Professor D. H. Mellor, Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
Bo Strömstedt, Editor, Stockholm

1996

Rolf Petré, Lecturer of Archaeology, Lund
Per A. Sjögren, Publisher Stockholm

1995

Jan Aghed, Editor, Malmö
Dr. Steven S. Koblik, Reed College, Portland
Hakon Lund, Chief Librarian at the Royal Danish Academy of Art, Copenhagen
Fil lic Ingvar Rydberg, Author and Translator, Helsingborg

1994

Barbara Everett, Senior research fellow Somerville College, University lecturer University of Oxford
Professor Emrys Lloyd Jones, Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford
Licentiate Kristina Lindell, Sinologist, Linguist and Asian folklorist, Lund University
Yngve Rollof, Mining engineer, Åhus

1993

Professor Giovanni Colonna, Professor of Archaeology, Sapienza University of Rome  
Stig Tornehed, Editor, Växjö
Professor Ulrich Weisstein, Professor emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at Indiana University, place of residence: Graz

1992

Hans Alfredson, Author, Lidingö
Professor Aaron Gurevich, Medievalist Historian, Institute of World History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Klaus Rifbjerg, Author, Copenhagen

1991

Helen Clarke, Lecturer and PhD in Archaeology, London
Professor Richard M. Hare, Graduate Research Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Florida at Gainesville
Professor Walter Nash, Professor of Modern English at the University of Nottingham

1990

Thorsten Andersson, Former County Museum Director, Åhus
Einar Lauritzen, Editor, Stockholm
Birgit Rausing, Bachelor of Arts, Art historian, Philanthropist, London

1989

V. E. Clausen, Former customs inspector, Copenhagen (deceased before the ceremony)
Per-Erik Lindahl, Former secondary school teacher, Vinslöv
Professor Ladislav Matejka, Professor emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan, place of residence: Ann Arbor

1988

Rune Hillbom, School teacher, Karlskrona
Bengt Hjelmqvist, Former head of the library section at the National Agency for Education, Åryd
Johannes Lepiksaar, Former curator at Gothenburg Museum of Natural History, place of residence: Västra Frölunda
Professor Isaac Levi, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, New York

1987

Bertil Cavallin, Secondary school teacher, Storfor
Professor Geoffrey Leech, Professor of English Linguistics, Lancaster University
Göran Printz-Påhlson, Author, Cambridge
Professor Günter Wiegelman, Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Universität Mainz

1986

Professor Torben Brostrøm, Danmarks Lærerhøjskole (The Danish Teacher's College), Copenhagen
Per Paul Ekström, Librarian, Lund
Damrong Tayanin, Kammu researcher, Lund University

1985

Lars Helge Tunving, Secondary school teacher and Licentiate, Lund (turned the appointment down)
Professor Hans Åstrand, Licentiate, former lecturer of Romance languages at Lund University, Titular Professor. Place of residence: Stockholm

1984

Gunnar Fredriksson, Editor, Enskede
Knud W Jensen, Museum Director, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk
Professor George Y. Shevelov, New York

1983

Simon Bengtsson, Publishing editor, Lund
Professor Hilding Pleijel, Professor emeritus of Church History, Lund University (turned the appointment down)

1982

Silvio Furlani, Librarian emeritus, Rom
Professor Ilse Lehiste, Professor of Linguistics, Ohio State University
Licentiate Nils Palmborg, Lund

1981

Barbro Edlund, Master of Arts, Lund

1980

Licentiate Sven Alfons, Art historian, Djursholm
Margareta Biörnstad, Senior Antiquarian, Stockholm
Professor Wolfram Eberhard, Professor emeritus of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, place of residence: Berlin
Eric Hegge, Former editor-in-chief, Halmstad

1979

Thorkild Bjørnvig, PhD in Literature Studies, Author and Poet, Samsø
Professor F J Billeskov Jansen, Professor emeritus of Danish Literature, University of Copenhagen
Professor Søren Egerod, Professor of Sinology and South East Asian Linguistics, University of Copenhagen 

1978

Professor Eli Fischer-Jørgensen, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen
Emil Thomse, Publisher, Tórshavn

1977

Agne Hamrin, Editor, Rom
Ivar A Johansson, Elementary school teacher, Hässleholm
Nils Strömbom, Captain, Varberg

1976

Professor Randolph Quirk, Quain Professor of English Language and Literature, University College London
Herbert Rosenberg, PhD and Lecturer in Musicology, Copenhagen
Reverend Curt Wallin, Tomelilla