HT-samtal #75 – Bruce Karstadt
Published: 27 June 2019 About: In 2019, the Faculty of Humanities at Lund University decided to award Bruce Karstadt an honorary doctoral degree. Since 1990, Karstadt has been the president of the American Swedish Institute (ASI) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was given his honorary doctorate for his many years of contribution to Swedish culture and Swedish-American relations in the United States. Under Karstadt’s leadership, ASI has developed into one of the leading organisations working for the preservation and dissemination of Swedish culture in North America.
The American Swedish Institute was also the topic of Bruce Karstadt's open lecture, which was held at LUX in Lund on May 22, 2019. The title of the lecture was, "Mattering More: One Museum's Story". Learn more about the American Swedish Institute here.