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Chinese studies educator

Rudolf Georg Wagner, Chinese studies educator. Recipient Leibniz award German Research Foundation, 1993; fellow Harkness Foundation, 1969-1971, Society for Humanities, 1981-1982. Member European Association Chinese Studies (secretary 1992-1996), European Association Chinese Studies (president 1996-1998), Association Asian Studies, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Academy Social Sciences.

Background

Wagner, Rudolf Georg was born on November 3, 1941 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Son of Ott-Heinrich Wagner and Renate (Frank) von Weyrauch.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Munich, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor Free University Berlin, 1972-1978. Private practice consultant Berlin, 1978-1980. Fellow Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1981-1982.

Visiting professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984, research fellow, 1986-1987. Research linguist University California, Berkeley, 1984-1986. Professor, chair Chinese studies department University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, since 1987.

Works

Membership

Member European Association Chinese Studies (secretary 1992-1996), European Association Chinese Studies (president 1996-1998), Association Asian Studies, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Academy Social Sciences.

Connections

Married Dagmar zu Dohna, July 14, 1969 (divorced 1988). Children: Martha, Tina. Married Catherine Vance Yeh, December 29, 1988.

father:
Ott-Heinrich Wagner Wagner

mother:
Renate (Frank) Wagner

spouses:
Dagmar zu Dohna

Catherine Vance Yeh

children:
Martha Wagner

Tina Wagner