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anthropologist , educator

Ivo Andreas Strecker, German anthropologist, educator. Scholar Wenner Gren Foundation, 1971, Carl Friedrich v. Weizsäcker, 1972, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1972-1975, 79-81, Blue Nile medal for outstanding science research on Ethiopia, 1991. Fellow Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde, Royal Anthropological Institute; member Commission Visual Anthropology.

Background

Strecker, Ivo Andreas was born on May 11, 1940 in Magdeburg, Federal Republic Germany. Son of Sigmund and Llse (Winckel) Strecker.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1969. Habilitation, University Göttingen, Federal Republic Germany, 1983.

Career

Part-time lecturer University Göttingen, 1979-1981. Professor University Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, since 1984. Researcher International Bauausstellung, Berlin, 1981.

Advisor Redd Barma Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 1988. Visiting professor Addis Ababa University, 1989-1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Jean Lydall) The Hamar of Southern Ethiopia, 3 vols., 1979. Author: The Social Practice of Symbolization, 1988, (film) The Father of the Goats, 1985 (Prix Nenook), (double album) Music of the Hamar, 1979 (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik).

Membership

Fellow Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde, Royal Anthropological Institute. Member Commission Visual Anthropology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: building, reading, sailing, hiking.

Connections

Son of; married Jean Rosemary Lydall, June 1968. Children: Theodore, Rose, Dan.

father:
Sigmund Strecker

mother:
Llse (Winckel) Strecker

spouse:
Jean Rosemary Lydall

children:
Theodore Strecker

Dan Strecker

Rose Strecker