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editor , historian , journalist , political scientist

Ulrich van der Heyden, German historian, political scientist, journalist, editor. Lieutenant Peoples Army of German Democratic Republic, 1973-1976. Member Berlin Society Mission History (vice chairman), Society Brandenburg-Princes Town-One World (chairman).

Background

Heyden, Ulrich van der was born on September 7, 1954 in Ueckermünde, Germany. Son of Karl-Heinz and Ingeborg (Ramm) van der Heyden.

Education

Student, Polytechnic Oberschule, Ueckermünde, 1971. Student, Erweiterte Oberschule, Torgelow, East Germany, 1973. Diploma in history, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1981.

Doctor of Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1997.

Career

Assistant international affairs Humboldt University, Berlin, 1984. Fellow Institute Economic History Academy of Sciences, 1984-1986, fellow Institute World History, 1986-1991. Fellow Center for Modern Oriental Studies, 1992-1995.

Fellow seminar of African studies Humboldt University, 1996-1999. Director department Brandenburgische Kolonialgeschichte, Institute for Development Policy, Potsdam, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Dictionary of North American Indians, 1992, 96, 97, The Discovery of America in Literature, 1994, History of African Studies in Germany, 1999. Editor: (book series) Cognoscere, since 1993, The German Democratic Republic and the Third World, since 1993, Mission History Archive, since 1996.

Membership

Lieutenant Peoples Army of German Democratic Republic, 1973-1976. Member Berlin Society Mission History (vice chairman), Society Brandenburg-Princes Town-One World (chairman).

Connections

Children: Sylva, Verena.

father:
Karl-Heinz Heyden

mother:
Ingeborg (Ramm) Heyden

child:
Sylva Heyden

child:
Verena Heyden