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Christoph Wulf

Christoph Wulf, German anthropology educator. Volkswagen Foundation grantee, 1969-1970, Studienburo-Foreign Ministry grantee, 1969.


  • Wulf, Christoph was born on August 4, 1944 in Berlin. Son of Johannes and Tabea (Heinricht) Wulf.

  • Education

    • Diploma, University Sorbonne, 1965. Master of Arts, Free University Berlin, 1968. Dr philosophy, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1973.

      Dr habilitatus, Philipps University, Marburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1975.


    • Senior researcher German Institute for International Educational Research, Frankfurt, 1970-1975. Professor University Siegen (Federal Republic Germany), 1975-1979. Research assistant Free University Berlin, 1968-1969, professor educational science, anthropology, since 1980, co-director Research Center for History Anthropology, since 1988.

      Lecturer University Marburg, University Frankfurt am Main, l974-75. Consultant United Nations Educational, Paris, l975—. Secretary Educational Commission, Oslo, l972-74.

      Board directors International Council Education Teachers, Washington, l972-76. Consultant German Society for International Development, Bonn, l976-84. Board member German United Nations Educational Commission, l988—.

      Member governing board Research with Third World, l978—. Visiting professor Stamford University, University London, Kyoto University, University Paris, Tokoyo University, Amsterdam University.


    • Looking Back on the End of the World
    • First published in 1989, Looking Back on the End of the World raises provocative questions about the possibilities of critical knowledge in social systems that seem to have "surpassed history.
    • Author, editor, co-editor over 100 books in Spanish, Korean, Japanese, German, English, French, Italian, also others, including: Theorien und Konzepte der Erziehungswissenschaften, 1977, 3d edition, 1982, Worterbuch der Erziehung, 8th edition, 1989, Handbook of Peace Education, 1974, Looking Back on the End of the World, 1989, (series) Logic and Passion, 12 vols., 1982-1999, (with Gebauer) Mimesis, 1995, Spiel, Ritual, Geste, 1998, Handbuch Historische Anthropologie, 1997, Anthropologie de l'Education, 1999. Contributor over 500 articles to professional journals.


    Consultant German Society for Technology Cooperation, l975—. Founding member Arbeitsgruppe für Friedenserziehung, Heidelberg, l987—. Member German Society for Education Science (representative since 1988), Center Etude sur Actuel et quotidien, Center Recherche sur Imaginaire, International Peace Research Association (executive council), German Society for Peace and Conflict Research (board directors 1974-1984), Network Educational Science Amsterdam (president), Society History Anthropology (president).



    Sailing, hiking, riding.


    • Married Rosemarie Pilz, April 29, l982. Children: Katharina, Alexander.
    • father: Johannes Wulf
    • mother: Tabea (Heinricht) Wulf
    • spouse: Rosemarie Pilz
    • children: Katharina Wulf
    • Alexander Wulf
    Christoph Wulf
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    Born August 4, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1965
      University Sorbonne
    • 1968
      Free University Berlin
    • 1973
      Philipps University
    • 1975
      Philipps University
    • 1970 - 1975
      Senior, researcher German Institute for International Educational Research
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1975 - 1979
      professor, University Siegen (Federal Republic Germany)
    • 1980
      research assistant, Free University Berlin
    • 1988
      research assistant, Free University Berlin
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