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Line Kossolapow

artist , educator

Line Kossolapow was German educator, artist. Grantee Aussiedler Jugendliche, Bundesministerium Jugend, Familie, Gesundheit, 1981-1985, Kulturelle Integration, 1991-1994.

Background

Kossolapow, Line was born on July 18, 1935 in Kropotkin, Russia. Daughter of Tichon Kossolapow and Anna Kossolapow-Mitzel.

Education

Abitur, Gymnasium Ursula Schule, Osnabrück, 1951—1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Pedagogics, Philosophy, Ancient History, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, 1968.

Career

Scientific assistant Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, 1969—1970, akademische rätin Germany, 1970—1973, wissenschaftliche rätin /professorin Germany, 1973—1978. Director / president Dt. Jugendinstitut / Bundesministerium, München / Bonn, Germany, 1978—1981.

Chair / professorship Westf. Wilhelms-Universität / Educational Sciences, Münster, Germany, 1981—2000. Emerita Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Germany, since 2000.

Scientific consultant Ministry on Education / Labour, Social, Düsseldorf, Germany, 1970—1999, Ministry Youth, Family, Women, Health, Bonn, Germany, 1978—1982.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to Establishing Section Preschool Education in Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft. First to Development of Art Therapy Education at University Level. First to Founder of DISK (Deutsches Institut für Soziale Kreativität).

    First to Founder Member of ECArTE (European Consortium for Arts Therapies Education). Research in Art Therapy with migrant families from Eastern Europe.

Works

  • Author: (articles on) Creativity / Preschool Education / Minorities, (book) Aussiedler Jugendliche, Ein Beitrag zur Integration Deutscher aus dem Osten. Author: (editor) (books, 3 volumes) Arts-Therapies-Communication, On the way to a European Art Therapy. Exhibitions, Exponata Creativa.

Membership

Excecutive member Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge, Frankfurt / Main, Germany, 1990—1995, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft, Germany, 1980—1982. President European Consortium for Arts Therapy Education, 1992—2002. Member of American Educational Research Association (correspondent).

Connections

father:
Tichon Kossolapow

mother:
Anna Kossolapow-Mitzel