Prof. Dr. Bea Lundt

Prof. Bea Lundt in der Afrikaabteilung des Ethnologischen Museums in Berlin-Dahlem.  Foto: Johannes Preuß

Prof. Bea Lundt at the africa division of the Ethnological Museum in Berlin-Dahlem. Photo: Johannes Preuss

Curriculum Vitae

born 1950 in Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Professor for History and Didactics University of Flensburg, Germany

 

Main focus in research and teaching

cultural and gender history middle ages and early modern times

narrative fictions in history, exempla

history of mentalities

global history

history and culture of West Africa

cooperations / internships / research projects of teacher students
and scholars in Germany and Ghana

 

Professional and scientific career

 

1969

Abitur (A-level) Clara-Schumann-Gymnasium Düsseldorf

 

1969 / 70

Studies of Social Sciences and German Linguistic and Literature at the

University of Cologne

 

1971-1973

Research Stay in Ghana 1972 (ASA-Programme)
Lecturer for preparing Student’s Groups going to Westafrica 1973

 

1975

First Exam for being High-School Teacher (excellent)

 

1978

Second Exam for being High-School Teacher (excellent)

 

1978-1986

Teaching at High School (Secondary School) in Germany

 

1981-1984

Studies of History at Ruhr-University Bochum, Exam (A-Grade)

 

1986-1990

Lecturer at Ruhr-University Bochum

 

1989

Doctorate (PhD) (magna cum laude)

 

Research Project for Volkswagen-Foundation

 

1993-1996

Lise-Meitner-Scholarship for a Postdoctoral Thesis

 

1996-1998

Lectures on History at the Universitäties Bochum, Basel and Zurich (Switzerland)

 

1998

Postdoctoral Thesis to qualify as a Professor at the University of Basel Venia Docendi for Ordinary History oft he Middle Ages and Modern Times

 

Professorship for History and Didactics at the University of Flensburg

 

2001-2005

Leader of Sections / Lectures at the annual „Sixteenth-Century-Studies-Conference“ (SCSC) in USA, 5 Times (DFG-financed)

 

since 2005
Teaching and Associations at Humboldt-Universität Berlin.

 

2009

Fact-Finding-Mission to Ghana (DAAD-financed), visit of the Universities of Kumasi, Winneba und Legon.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Universities Winneba and Legon.

 

2010 March

educational journey with mit 12 Teacher Students to Ghana (4 weeks)

 

2010 September / October:

educational journey with 13 Studens to Ghana,
Internship in Winneba, Wurupong and at Achimota/Accra.

(with Prof. Bodo von Borries University Hamburg, Dr. Wolfgang

Schulz, University Flensburg), 2 months

 

2010 December

Invitation of the University of Winneba for visiting professorship (4-6 weeks 2011-2013)

 

2011

Visiting professor (DAAD) September / October at the University of Education Winneba (Ghana) in History.
Organization of an international conference on "German Colonialism in West Africa" ​​in Winneba
.

 

 

2012

Visiting professor (DAAD) September / October at the University of Education Winneba (Ghana) in social sciences
Organization of the international conference on the Brothers Grimm anniversary year 2012 at the Goethe-Institut Accra
on "Narrating (Hi) stories - Storytelling in and about West Africa" ​​together with Prof. Dr. Ulrich Marzolph,
Göttingen Academy of Sciences and president of the International Society of Folk narrative Research (ISFNR).

 

2013
International Conference (DAAD) "Global Perspectives on Europe" 

2015

Teaching Award of Europe University of Flensburg for a Master seminar on "Teaching Africa in Europe from

an African Perspective "(Prof. Yaw Ofosu-Kusi, Ghana) and "from at European Perspective" (Prof. Bea Lundt)

 

International Conference at the University of Flensburg: "Narratives in Africa"
​​Exhibition over five years: School projects in Wurupong (Ghana) at the EUF.

 

Retirement in October

2016

Conference at the University of Education: "Childhood and Future".

(Together with Prof. Andrea Kleeberg Niepage, Prof. Sandra Rademacher, and Prof. Yaw Ofosu-Kusi)