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H.M. The Kings Medal
 

Brita Bergman, Professor of Sign Language at the Department of Linguistics at Stockholm University, was awarded the medal for significant contributions within the area of sign language.  

Lars Bergström, director of the Oskar Klein Centre, received H.M. The King’s Medal for significant contributions to Swedish research, including his work as secretary of the Academy of Sciences Nobel Committee for Physics.

The ceremony took place at 3pm, on June 14, 2011 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

According to the official website of the Swedish Royal Court, the H.M. The King’s Medal (1850s) is presented to Swedish and foreign citizens for special merit and to officials of the Royal Court for long and faithful service. This medal is combined with chain or ribbon and there are both gold and silver versions in various sizes.

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