Prof. Dr. Clemens Klünemann
Studies in Romance and German language and literature, Greek and Theology at the Universities of Münster, Germany, Louvain-la-Neuve and Toulouse, France. From 1993 to 1998 DAAD Lector at the Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Étienne, France. Doctorate thesis at the Université Jean Jaurès/ Toulouse II ('La conscience intellectuelle et la construction littéraire de l'individu: Romain Rolland et Thomas Mann au moment de la Première Guerre Mondiale'). Since 1998 teacher in a grammar school in Öhringen. From 2004 to 2007 professor in French at the PH Ludwigsburg. Journalist and Critic on the feature pages of various national newspapers, including the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Neue Zürcher Zeitung and Zeit. Translations from French into German particularly on topics of classical philology and anthropology. Since 2008 teaching assignments at the Institute for Cultural Management.
History of German and French culture and education, translation studies, Italian culture and History, theories of memory culture.
Shared Heritage is for me is...
to recognize one's own in the strange – in other words: through reflection on traditions of thinking and acting, of remembering and forgetting in another culture, to perceive in this very culture the other of my own cultural imprint.