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foreign studies educator

Ralf Moritz, German foreign studies educator. Member of German Society for Chinese Studies, European Association for Chinese Studies.

Background

Moritz, Ralf was born on May 2, 1941 in Leipzig, Germany. Son of Alfred and Luise Moritz.

Education

Diploma, Leipzig University, Germany, 1963. Doctor, 1969; Habilitation, 1980.

Career

Assistant professor Leipzig University, Germany, 1966—1969, lecturer, 1981—1984, vice director for African and Middle East Studies, 1983—1986, professor, since 1984. Fellow worker Academy Social Sciences, Berlin, 1969—1980. Director Asian department Leipzig University, 1988—1993, director East Asia Institute, 1994—1998, 2001—2006, director Confucius Institute, since 2007.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Hui Shi and the Development of Philosophy in Ancient China, 1973, The Philosophy of Ancient China, 1990. Editor, translator: Confucius Analects, 1982. Editor: (book series) Middle German Studies of East Asia, since 1998.

      Co-editor, co-author: The Confucianism, 1998, editor, co-author: Classes and Class Structure in Peoples Republic of China (in Russian), 1982, How and Why Philosophy Developed, 1988, Philosophers A Reader, 1988, Sinological Traditions, 1993, editor, translator: The Great Learning, 2003.

Membership

Member of German Society for Chinese Studies, European Association for Chinese Studies.

Connections

Married Marlies Ludwig, August 8, 1974. 1 child Falk.

father:
Alfred Moritz

mother:
Luise Moritz

spouse:
Marlies Ludwig

child:
Falk Moritz