Margareta Kempe
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Margareta Kempe, Honorary Doctor of Philosophy 2012

Published: 31 August 2012

She is pursuing a magnificent achievement in the family Kempes name through her writing. So one can characterize Margareta Kempe, that of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Luleå University of Technology has been appointed an honorary doctorate.

She has thru very valuable contributions to Luleå University of Technology contributed significantly to the development of art and science in the northern counties, it is said, among other things in the grounds. She personifies everything that her predecessor in the Kempe Foundation has provided. In her books, she gives voice to female characters as Lotty Bruzelius and Anna Hwass.

Lotty Bruzelius was the daughter of industrialist Johan Karl Kempe, and perhaps best known for having instituted what is now called the Kempe Foundation which promotes scientific research in the North. Anna Hwass, birth name Kempe, another person in the family, who donated money in favour of the School of Music. Margareta Kempe is Lotty Bruzelius sisters, granddaughter and she has conducted 12 years of research to be able to tell the two women's history.