Håkan Ringbom († 13th May 2015)
Emeritus Prof. Håkan Ringbom was professor at the Åbo Akademi University (Turku/Åbo, Finland) and he became an Honorary Member of the International Association of Multilingualism in 2011 because of his significant contribution to the field. He will be greatly missed in our association and he will be remembered as a great scholar whose work has been a source of inspiration for all of us.
International Association of Multilingualism
As announced in Uppsala, the Association granted Kaj Sjöholm the Honorary Membership of the IAM for his contribution to research on multilingualism. This distinguished member was awarded free IAM membership for life including the subscription to the International Journal of Multilingualism. Congratulations!