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Dilsa Demirbag-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
Born1969
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
OccupationAuthor, journalist, director
OrganizationBerättarministeriet

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] and is a former board member of Riksteatern, the Swedish Institute, Linnéuniversitetet, the Swedish Red Cross, the Swedish Humanist Association and the think tank FORES.

Demirbag-Sten's has a background within 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.

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AccoladesEdit

  • 2018: she was awarded the St:Erik medal for her contributions to Stockholm county. [5]
  • 2017: Demirbag-Sten was awarded the Astrid Lindgren scholarship for her writing.[6]
  • 2016: Awarded "Eldsjälsprisetl" by the Oscar Hirsch Memory foundation for her contribution to society through Berättarministeriet. [7]
  • 2012: Awarded Frihetspennan in the memory of Torgny Segerstedt for her writing. [8]

WorksEdit

  • Stamtavlor 2005 Norstedts[9]
  • Fosterland 2010 Bonniers[10]
  • Svenska - en nödvändighet 1995 Stift. Non-Violence Sweden[11]

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. ^ Jackson, Åsa. "Årets S:t Eriksmedaljörer utsedda". www.stockholm.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  6. ^ "Suzanne Osten tilldelas Astrid Lindgrens Världs stipendium 2018". Mynewsdesk (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-12.
  7. ^ "Eldsjälar 2016 | Stiftelsen Oscar Hirschs Minne" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  8. ^ "Frihetspennan – Stiftelsen Torgny Segerstedts Minne" (in Swedish). Retrieved 2019-03-19.
  9. ^ Norsteds (in Swedish)
  10. ^ Bonniers (in Swedish)
  11. ^ Libris (in Swedish)