Miguel Benito

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Born 1943 in Tarancueña, Soria, Spain.
University studies at Barcelona, Stockholm and Uppsala. Fil.kand. 1970.
Has been living in Stockholm 1965-1974 and in Borås 1974-2011.
Worked at the Royal Library 1966-1974.
Lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Studies 1974-2008.

Founder of the Immigrant institute 1973. Director 1981-2012. One of the founders of SVIFF, Sveriges Invandrarförfattares Förbund (Swedish association for immigrant authors). Board secretary 1974-1995 and 2003-2011. President 1996-2002.
President of Immigranternas Riksförbund (Federation of Immigrant Organisations) 1980-2011.
Chief editor of the magazines Invandrarrapport 1973-2001, and Invandraren 1978-1999.
Responsible for the Swedish translation of the Universal Decimal Classification, UDC.

Member of the UDC Advisory Board, UDC Consotium in the Hague.


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