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educator , sociologist

Reinhart Kössler, German sociologist, educator. Board member Information Center South Africa, 1980; active Scholarly Advisory Board, Attac Germany, 2004.

Background

Kössler, Reinhart was born on April 14, 1949 in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Son of Gerhart and Doris Kössler.

Education

Master of Arts, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University Münster, Germany, 1978.

Career

Executive secretary Information Center South Africa, Bonn, Germany, 1979. Senior research fellow Center Development Research, 2000—2002, Arnold Bergstraesser Institute, Freiburg im Breisgau, since 2006, Department Sociology, University Münster, 1994—1996, adjunct professor, since 1993, senior lecturer, 1980—1990, visiting professor, 2005—2006, Department Social Science, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1991—1992, 2002—2003, Department Cultural Studies, University Bayreuth, Germany, 1993—1994, College International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, 2003—2004. Editor Peripherie. Zeitschrift & Politik & Ökonomie Dritten Welt, Germany, since 1980.

Speaker Section Sociology Development & Social Anthropology, German Sociological Association, Germany, 2001—2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) In search for survival and dignity: Two traditional communities in southern Namibia under South African rule, Despotie in der Moderne, Postnationale Staaten, Entwicklung. Co-author: Chancen internationaler Zivilgesellschaft, Auf dem Weg zu einer kritischen Theorie der Modernisierung, Gesellschaft bei Marx, Globale Solidarität?. Co-editor: The Long Aftermath of War – Reconciliation and Transition in Namibia.

Membership

Board member Information Center South Africa, 1980. Active Scholarly Advisory Board, Attac Germany, 2004.

Connections

Married Ilse Lenz; 1 child Michael Lenz.

father:
Gerhart Kössler

mother:
Doris Kössler

spouse:
Ilse Lenz

child:
Michael Lenz Kössler