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educator , historian

Jens Ejnar Olesen, Danish historian, educator. Recipient Bankdirektor Niels Jensens Legat, Aarhus University, Christian og Oddilia Brorsons Legat, Dantes Plads, Copenhagen; grantee Alexander Puksows grant, Canada, 1982.

Background

Olesen, Jens Ejnar was born on December 18, 1950 in Casablanca, Morocco. Arrived in Germany, 1996. Son of Ejnar and Karen Elisabeth Olesen.

Education

Candidate, University Aarhus, Denmark, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Aarhus, 1980.

Career

Adjunct Hobro (Denmark) Gymnasium, 1977, Viby (Denmark) Amtsgymnasium, 1977—1979, Skanderborg (Denmark) High Frequency-Kursus, 1978—1980. Researcher Statens Hum. Forskningsfond, Copenhagen, 1980—1984.

Archivist State Archive, Viborg, Denmark, 1985. Rector Folk University, Odense, Denmark, 1985—1996. Professor University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany, since 1996, director Institute History Germany, 2000—2002, vice rector Germany, 2001—2003.

Secretary Historians on Funen, Odense, 1986—1996. Chairman Foreningen for Nordeuropaeisk Oldtid og Middelalder Universities Odense and Aarhus, 1990—1994.

Membership

Commission member Fyns Amtskommune, Odense, 1990—1993. Member science commission Museum Greifswald, since 1998. Board directors Dansk Folkeoplysnings Samråd, Copenhagen, 1986—1996.

Member of Historische Kommission Pommern, The Futland History Society, Finnish Academy Science and Letters, Danish Royal History Society, Swedish Royal Society Scandinavian History, Kildeskriftselskabet.

Connections

Married Else Marjatta Nurkkala, September 8, 1993.

father:
Ejnar Olesen

mother:
Karen Elisabeth Olesen

spouse:
Else Marjatta Nurkkala