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Sociologist

Paul Trappe, German sociologist. Recipient Triennial Jubilee prize International Cooperative Alliance, 1970, Festschrift in his honor P. Lang Public, 2003.

Background

Trappe, Paul was born on December 12, 1931 in Trier, Germany. Son of Johannes and Ottilie (Kaess) Trappe.

Education

Student, University Innsbruck, 1952. Student, University Paris, 1952. Student, University Freiburg, 1953.

Student, University Frankfurt, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mainz, West Germany, 1959. Habilitation, University Bern, Switzerland, 1964.

Career

Assistant University Mainz, 1959-1961, University Bern, 1961-1963, docent, 1964-1966, Freiburg, West Germany, 1965-1966. Professor, director Institute Sociology, University Kiel, West Germany, 1966-1969. Director Institute Sociology, University Basel, Switzerland, 1968—2002.

Membership

Member Society Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, International Sociological Association, Society International Development, Society Study of International Problems (president 1967-1981), International Association Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (president 1979-1983), Society Economic Development (chairperson interdisciplinary research unit 1994-2000), European Faculty Land Use and Development (president since 1999).

Connections

Children: Luzius, Simon, Sonia.

father:
Johannes Trappe

mother:
Ottilie (Kaess) Trappe

child:
Luzius Trappe

child:
Simon Trappe

child:
Sonia Trappe