Professional Qualifications

M.A. in Sinology, Ph.D. in Sinology (1975/1990)
Awarded by the Free University of Berlin

Germany (as of 2004-2005)
Currently working as a full-time freelance translator

China (2003-2004)
Lecturer in Ecological Anthropology in Xinjiang

Thailand (2001-2003)
Research on Eastern Tibet

China (1999-2001)
Research on Eastern Tibet, Boat Building in Zhoushan

Germany (1982-1999)
Research projects on Xinjiang and Tibet

Germany (1977-1982)
Freelance translator and language teacher

China (1975-1976)
Exchange scholarship, Beijing

Germany (1970-1975)
Studies at Free University of Berlin, M.A.