Royal Gustav Adolfs Academy for Swedish Folk Culture

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The Royal Gustav Adolfs Academy for Swedish Folk Culture , in Swedish Kungliga Gustav Adolfs Akademien för svensk folkkultur, was founded on November 6, 1932, the 300th anniversary of the death of King Gustav II Adolf , on the initiative of Jöran Sahlgren. It is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden ; it is based in Uppsala . The Academy currently has around 220 members.

The Gustav Adolfs Akademie initiates and promotes activities and publications in the fields of the Swedish language , literature and culture. It publishes several scientific journals, which are mainly devoted to topics of philology , onomatology and folklore ( e.g. ARV.Nordic yearbook of folklore , Namn och bygd , Saga och sed and Studia Anthroponymica Scandinavica ), as well as several series ( e.g. Acta Academiae Regiae Gustavi Adolphi ).

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