Wolfgang Hadamitzky


Japan-related Textbooks, Dictionaries, and Reference Works



Curriculum Vitae


::::: Biographical Data :::::

1941

born in Tilsit (East Prussia, now Russia)

1944

flight to Thüringen (East Germany)

1948

1948 flight from Thüringen to the vicinity of Bremen (West Germany)

1961

highschool graduation in Bremen

1961/62

military service

1962–1965

librarian degree at the libraries in Bremen and Hamburg

1965–1967

employed in the German National Museum in Nürnberg

1967–1970

employed as librarian at Goethe-Institut in Oslo

1971–1975

employed as librarian at Goethe-Institut in Tokyo;
study of the Japanese language – evening classes

1975–1977

further stay in Japan; continued study of Japanese and work on the book Kanji & Kana

1977–2004

employed as librarian in the East Asian Department of the State Library of Berlin, specializing in the cataloging of Japanese books, and as Japan-related information/materials consultant

since 1975

Further publishing of textbooks and dictionaries of the Japanese language: Books, CD-ROM, and online; articles on lexicography; reviews; co-compiler of the Bibliography of Japan



::::: Further Japan-related Activities :::::

Jan. 1970 – Oct. 1977

stay in Japan

April 1981

stay in Japan

1981

founding of Ostasien-Verlag, Berlin (dissolution 1987)

Nov. – Dec. 1988

stay in Japan

1989

founding of JAPAN Media Publishing, Berlin (dissolution 1999)

1986–1990

editor and publisher of “nihongo. Informationsblätter für Japanischlehrer und -lernende” (“nihongo. Information Bulletin for Teachers and Students of Japanese”

1981–1982

teacher of Japanese language at highschool Berlin-Zehlendorf

2001

awarded JaDe-Prize (Japanese-German Prize), together with Mr. Tsuji Hikaru by the “Association for Advancement of Japanese-German Cultural Relations” of Cologne



::::: Memberships :::::

German-Japanese Association Berlin (Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft Berlin)
www.djg-berlin.de

East-West Association for Studies on Language and Culture (Ost-West-Gesellschaft für Sprach- und Kulturforschung e.V.)
www.ost-west-gesellschaft.de





Wolfgang Hadamitzky

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