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Gerhard Wettig

historian , political scientist

Gerhard Wettig, German political scientist, historian. Recipient Elsbeth-and-Herbert-Weichmann prize, 1989. Member Common German-Russ. History Commission, since 1998.

Background

Wettig, Gerhard was born on February 17, 1934 in Gelnhausen, Hesse, Germany. Son of Hermann and Kathe (Leiske) Wettig.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Gottingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1961.

Career

Research.asst. Evangelische Studiengemeinschaft, Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1961-1962. Member research staff German Society Foreign Affairs, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, 1962-1966. Member senior research staff Federal Institute for Eastern and International Studies, Cologne, Federal Republic of Germany, 1966-1974, deputy head foreign policy research Federal Republic of Germany, 1974-1988.

Head department Institute East European and International Studies, 1988-1999, director history research project, since 2000.

Works

book Umstrittene Sicherheit: Friedenswahrung und Rustungsbegrenzung in Europa (Studien zur internationalen Sicherheit) (German Edition) book Sicherheit uber alles!: Krieg und Frieden in sowjetischer Sicht (German Edition)

Membership

Member Common German-Russ. History Commission, since 1998.

Connections

Married Heide Wallowy, April 12, 1962. Children: Andreas, Friedmunt, Tobias, Hannes.

father:
Hermann Wettig

mother:
Kathe (Leiske) Wettig

spouse:
Heide Wallowy

children:
Andreas Wettig

Friedmunt Wettig

Tobias Wettig

Hannes Wettig