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anthropologist , educator

Egon Adolf Erich Renner, German anthropologist, educator. Achievements include teaching in Germany of American cultural and intellectual traditions in order to make comparatively understandable the high standards of American civilization. National Endowment of the Humanities grantee, 1983. Member German Association Anthropology.

Background

Renner, Egon Adolf Erich was born on January 13, 1935 in Offenbach am Glan, West Germany. Son of Adolf and Erna (Nickel) Renner.

Education

Diploma, della Scuola Arti Ornamentali, Rome, 1959. Diploma, dell'Academy di Belle Arti, Rome, 1960. Diploma, della Scuola dell'Arte della Medaglia, Rome, 1960.

Doktor der Philosophie, Freie University, Berlin, 1978.

Career

Artist, Italy, Germany, England, Spain, Liberia, 1960-1970. Assistant professor anthropology Seminar fur Völkerkunde University Hamburg, West Germany, since 1980. Art advisory Information Center Liberian Government, 1963.

Achievements

  • Achievements include teaching in Germany of American cultural and intellectual traditions in order to make comparatively understandable the high standards of American civilization.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Book review editor Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Berlin, 1982-1988. Authro: Die Kognitive Anthropologie: Aufbau und Grundlagen eines ethnologisch-linguistischen Paradigmas, 1980, others. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member German Association Anthropology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Book collector.

Connections

Married Betty Berta Waeser, November 12, 1964. Children: Marcus Alexander Egon, Gesine Alexandra Susanne.

father:
Adolf Renner

mother:
Erna (Nickel) Renner

spouse:
Betty Berta Waeser

children:
Marcus Alexander Egon Renner

Gesine Alexandra Susanne Renner