Dilsa Demirbag Sten

Dilşa Demirbağ-Sten is a Kurdish-Swedish author and journalist. She is the Secretary General of Berättarministeriet, a foundation she co-founded together with Robert Weil and Sven Hagströmer in 2011.

Dilsa Demirbag-Sten
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Born1969
Elazığ, Turkey
OccupationAuthor, journalist, director

In 2019, she became a member of the Swedish Press Council[1] and is a member of the reference group for the Swedish government agency Delegation against segregation since 2018.[2] She is also a member of the expert council to The Swedish Crown Princess Couple's Foundation.[3] Dilsa Demirbag-Sten is a former member of the Swedish Globalization Council, has been a member of the reference group for the Swedish government agency Kulturrådet. Demirbag-Sten is a former board member of the AllBright foundation[4] the Riksteatern, the Swedish Institute, Linnéuniversitetet, the Swedish Red Cross, the Swedish Humanist Association as well as from the Think Tank FORES. In April 2019, she was appointed a board member of the Nobel Center Foundation.[5]

Demirbag-Sten has a background in journalism and has been a frequent contributor in Swedish newspapers such as Expressen, Östgöta Correspondenten, Göteborgs-Posten, Dagens Nyheter, Fokus and Axess. She has worked at Riksteatern, Amnesty International and as a special adviser to the former Swedish Minister for Integration Leif Blomberg. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history from Stockholm University.

AccoladesEdit

  • 2019: KTH Great Prize (Royal institute of Technology's great prize) [6]
  • 2018: Awarded the St:Erik medal for her contributions to Stockholm county.[7]
  • 2017: Demirbag-Sten was awarded the Astrid Lindgren scholarship for her writing.[8]
  • 2016: Awarded "Eldsjälspriset" by the Oscar Hirsch Memory foundation for her contribution to society through Berättarministeriet.[9]
  • 2012: Awarded Frihetspennan in the memory of Torgny Segerstedt for her writing.[10]
  • 2012: Alumni of the year, Karlstad University
  • 2012: Bild och Ord Akademin Ann-Marie Lunds Encyklopedipris [11]
  • 2011: Stockholm County award "Månadens Stockholmare" September [12]
  • 2010: Natur och Kulturs Johan Hansson-pris för boken Fosterland [13]
  • 2010: Magen David Adom utmärkelsen som "Årets Livräddare"
  • 2009: Advokatsamfundets journalistpris [14]
  • 2002: Axel and Margret Ax:son Johnson Foundation’s award of SEK 100 000

WorksEdit

  • Stamtavlor 2005 Norstedts[15]
  • Fosterland 2010 Bonniers[16]
  • Svenska - en nödvändighet 1995 Stift. Non-Violence Sweden[17]

As co-writerEdit

  • Från Alfons till Dostojevskij. Co-writer. Rädda Barnen ISBN 91-89366-14-X
  • Makten framför allt. Co-writer. W&W
  • Violence in The Name of Honour. Co-writer. Istanbul Bilgi University Press
  • Tystade röster. Co-writer. Tranan. ISBN 978-91-85133-13-0
  • Handbook against Violence, Department of Justice (editorial contribution)
  • Till frihetens försvar: En kritik av den normativa mångkulturalismen Norstedts (tillsammans med Per Bauhn)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ https://po.se/om-oss/ledamoter-pressens-opinionsnamnd/
  2. ^ "Dilsa Demirbag-Sten ledamot i insynsrådet vid Delegationen mot segregation > Berättarministeriet". Berättarministeriet (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  3. ^ Kronprinsessparetsstiftelse. "Kronprinsessparetsstiftelse". www.kronprinsessparetsstiftelse.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  4. ^ "Förändringar i Stiftelsen AllBrights styrelse". AllBright (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  5. ^ "Press releases and images". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved 2020-07-23.
  6. ^ "KTH Great Prize goes to social entrepreneur Dilsa Demirbag-Sten". KTH. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  7. ^ Jackson, Åsa. "Årets S:t Eriksmedaljörer utsedda". www.stockholm.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  8. ^ "Suzanne Osten tilldelas Astrid Lindgrens Världs stipendium 2018". Mynewsdesk (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  9. ^ "Eldsjälar 2016 | Stiftelsen Oscar Hirschs Minne" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  10. ^ "Frihetspennan – Stiftelsen Torgny Segerstedts Minne" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  11. ^ "Akademins priser". www.boa.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  12. ^ "Månadens stockholmare 2011". www.stockholm.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  13. ^ TT (2010-09-22). "Demirbag-Sten får bokpris". gp.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  14. ^ "Advokatsamfundet - Advokatsamfundets journalistpris". www.advokatsamfundet.se. Retrieved 2019-12-10.
  15. ^ Norsteds (in Swedish)
  16. ^ Bonniers (in Swedish)
  17. ^ Libris (in Swedish)