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Hagen Kordes, German education educator, writer. Founder, board directors Citizen's Initiative for Refugee Asylum, Germany; German counterpart Third World Network, Penang, Malaysia, Auroville International; Member German Society for Educational Sciences.


Kordes, Hagen was born on February 11, 1942 in Luebeck, Germany. Son of Hubert and Aenne (Schnittker) Kordes.


Diploma in philosophy, Philosophische Hochschule, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, l963; diploma in social science, U. Sorbonne, Paris, l967; Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Westfälische U., Münster, Federal Republic Germany, l974.


Professor philosophy, Lycée Condorcet, Paris, l964-67; action researcher, Community Development, People's Republic of Benin, l967-69; evaluator, Ministry Education, Düsseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, l97l-78; professor educational science, Westfalische U., l978-. Animation evaluator German Svc. for Development, People's Republic Benin, l974-80, World Peace Svc., Ivory Coast, l976-. Education evaluator German Society for Technology Cooperative, People's Republic Benin, l980-82.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor and/or co-editor over 25 books in German, French, English and Tamil, including: The Go Between, 1990, Processing Experiences of Estrangement, 1992, The Go Beyond, 1992, To accompany one another in estrangement, 1994, The sorting out-experiment, 1994, Developmental Task and course of human shaping, 1996, Case work and the course of human shaping, 1997, Interculturation and Exclusion. Social Work in the Global World, 1998, Guide de l'interculturel en formation, 1999, Didaktiken und Praktiken interkultureller Bildung, 2000, Didaktiken und Praktiken der Schulpadagogik, 2001, Oszillationen deutscher und muslimischer Jugendlicher zwischen Religiositat und Sakularitat, 2002, Handbuch Interkultureller Wandel, 2003, Handbook Intercultural Change, 2005, Become Who You Are - Intervolutionary Training and Education, 2005, Handbuch Interkulturell Wandel, 2006. Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.


Founder, board directors Citizen's Initiative for Refugee Asylum, Germany. German counterpart Third World Network, Penang, Malaysia, Auroville International. Member German Society for Educational Sciences.


Married Margret Guenther (divorced 1978). Married Padmini Darmalengam, July 6, 1983. Children: Khamini-Lise, Kamalla-Lily, Kanita-Lilo.

Hubert Kordes

Aenne (Schnittker) Kordes

Margret Guenther

Padmini Darmalengam

Khamini-Lise Kordes

Kanita-Lilo Kordes

Kamalla-Lily Kordes