Born in Stuttgart, married with 3 children, interested in the Middle East from early school times, working in Israel and Palestine, later Syria and Jordan.
Since 1991 working at the Goethe-Institut, the German national cultural institute. From 1998 to 2005 stay at the Goethe-Institut in Cairo, from 2005 until now in the institute´s head quarter, actually responsoble for "culture and development" as an initiative for supporting artist, cultural activists and cultural institutions in the so-called developmental countries.
See our website www.goethe.de/development
Image: Enzio Wetzel 20 nov 2006
in a conference with my collegues Jutta Voigt (left) and Christoph Bartmann (r)