Torsten Hägerstrand

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Swedish geographer, inventor of time geography

Why Is Torsten Hägerstrand Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Torsten Hägerstrand was a Swedish geographer. He is known for his work on migration, cultural diffusion and time geography. A native and resident of Sweden, Hägerstrand was a professor of geography at Lund University, where he received his doctorate in 1953. His doctoral research was on cultural diffusion. His research has helped to make Sweden, and particularly Lund, a major center of innovative work in cultural geography. He also influenced the practice of spatial planning in Sweden through his students.

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