SCAS News - 31 March, 2022

Former SCAS Fellows Erkki Kilpinen and Sten Lindström Have Passed Away

Recently two former SCAS Fellows, Erkki Kilpinen and Sten Lindström, sadly passed away.

Erkki Kilpinen (1948-2021) passed away on 22 October 2021 at the age of 72. Before his retirement,
Kilpinen acted as Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Helsinki. He was also a
Docent (Adjunct Professor) at the same faculty. He was an Erik Allardt Fellow at SCAS in the academic
year 2009-10.

Sten Lindström, born in 1945, passed away on 12 March 2022. Lindström was Professor Emeritus of
Theoretical Philosophy at Umeå University, and was also affiliated with the Department of Philosophy at
Uppsala University. He was a Fellow in residence at the Swedish Collegium on several occasions; in the
academic year 1996-97, in the spring and autumn terms of 2007, and the academic year 2008-09.