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educator , folklorist

Rainer Bernd Wehse, German folklorist, educator. Recipient Förderpreis, Märchenstiftung Walter Kahn, 1988. Fellow International Society for Folk Narrative Research; member American Folklore Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkskunde.

Background

Wehse, Rainer Bernd was born on July 18, 1941 in Munich, Germany. Son of Konrad Johannes and Charlotte Frieda (Schroeter) Wehse.

Education

Staatsexamen, University Freiburg, Germany, 1967. Master of Arts, University Bloomington, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Freiburg, 1977.

Career

Assistant teacher grammar school, Brighton, England, 1967-1968. Assessor Gymnasium, Gengenbach, 1970-1973. Researcher Encyclopedia des Märchens, Göttingen, Germany, 1977-1985.

Lecturer University Göttingen, Germany, 1978-1981. Executive Deutsches Märchenmuseum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, 1988-1993. Member folklore faculty Munich University, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Flugblatt und Schwanklied in Großbritannien, 1979 (Chicago Folklore prize 1980). Editor: (books) Märchenerzähler-Erzählgemeinschaft, 1983, Warum sind die Ostfriesen gelb? Witze, 1983, Die Frau im Märchen, 1985.

Membership

Fellow International Society for Folk Narrative Research. Member American Folklore Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Volkskunde.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sports, photography, gardening.

Connections

Married Katja Schulz, August 2, 1996. Children: Arno, Heiko, Astrid, Holger.

father:
Konrad Johannes Wehse

mother:
Charlotte Frieda (Schroeter) Wehse

spouse:
Katja Schulz

children:
Holger Wehse

Heiko Wehse

Astrid Wehse

Arno Wehse