Name Detlev Peter Blanke
Date of birth 30. May 1941, Neumünster/Schleswig-Holstein
Married status 1968-1985 married to Erika Blanke, née Henke
  (daughter: Katrin, born 1969)
   
  since 1986 married to Wera Blanke, née Paintner
  →Wera Blanke→http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wera_Blanke
   
Wikipedia http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Blanke (German)
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Blanke (Englisch)
  http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Blanke (Esperanto)
  http://ga.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Blanke (Irish)
  http://oc.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detlev_Blanke (Occitan)
   
   

 

(1)  Career / professional activities

1959 Abitur (higher educational entrance qualification) at grammar school in Neukloster/district of Wismar
   
1959/1964 Studies at Wilhelm-Pieck-Universität, Rostock, Economic science (1959/60), German philology, Geography and Pedagogy (1960-64)
   
1964-1968 Teacher at Polytechnische Oberschule Dorf-Mecklenburg (district of Wismar)
   
1968-1970 Co-worker in the headquarters of Cultural Association of the GDR (Kulturbund der DDR), Berlin
  (Kulturbund der DDR→http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kulturbund_der_DDR,
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_Association_of_the_GDR)
   
1970-1990 Director of the department Esperanto in the headquarters of Cultural Association of the GDR (Kulturbund der DDR)
   
1970-1981 Secretary of the Central Working Group for Esperanto in the Cultural Association of the GDR.
   
1981-1990 Secretary of the Esperanto-organization of the GDR
  (Esperanto-Verband)
  http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto-Verband_im_Kulturbund_der_DDR
  http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto-Asocio_de_GDR
  http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laborgrupo_por_esploro_de_la_historio_de_GDREA
   
1991 January 1991-19 May1991 (until unification with Deutscher Esperanto-Bund, [German Esperanto-Association]) Vice President of the East German Esperanto-organization
  (Deutscher Esperanto-Bund →https://www.esperanto.de/deb,
  http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutscher_Esperanto-Bund
  http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germana_Esperanto-Asocio
   
Ab 1991 freelance authorr

 

(2)   Academic career

1976 PhD at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) with a thesis on
  "Plansprache und Nationalsprache. Einige Probleme der Wortbildung des Esperanto und des Deutschen in konfrontativer Darstellung"
  (Supervisors: Prof. Viktor Falkenhahn, Prof. Erwin Arndt and Prof. Magomet I. Isaev)
  (Humboldt-Universität→https://www.hu-berlin.de/
  Publications, M 2)
   
1985 Postdoctoral degree Dr. sc. phil. (German habilitation in GDR) by thesis on
  "Grundfragen der Entwicklung von Plansprachen – unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Esperanto"
  (Supervisors: Prof. Georg Friedrich Meier, Prof. Johannes Klare and Prof. Frank Häusler)
Prof. Johannes Klare:
  http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Klare;
  Prof. G. F. Meier:
  http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Friedrich_Meier_%28Sprachwissenschaftler%29
  ( →Publications, M 5)
   
1987 University teaching credentials in Interlinguistics (known at the time as Facultas Docendi, and now known as Venia Legendi)
   
1988 Appointment as Honorary Assistant Professor (German Honorardozent)
   
1995 Confirmation of university teaching credentials
   
1988 – 2007 Lectureship at Humboldt-University (Philosophical Faculty II) on problems of interlinguistics

 

(3)   Scientific and scientific-organizational activities

Publications

- 21 Monographs (11 as co-author)
- 27 Anthologies (10 as co-editor)
- 30 Manuscripts with historical analyses and other materials (editing)
- numerous studies in anthologies and reviews.
Publications

On the basis of contract, the scientific collection Blanke "Interlinguistcs – Esperantology. Archive and library" will be donated to "Stiftung Archiv der Parteien und Massen-Organisationen der DDR im Bundesarchiv" (SAPMO) (Foundation archive of the political parties and mass organizations of the GDR in the German Federal Archives)
SAPMO

Lectures and talks


Until 2015 more then 270 lectures and talks at scientific meetings on problems of interlinguistics and esperantology, at universities and technical colleges of the GDR and foreign universities (Aix-en-Provence, Budapest, Göteborg, Havanna, Helsinki, Oslo, Paris [Sorbonne], Plovdiv, Santa Clara (Kuba), Santiago de Kuba, Sofia,Tampere and Zagreb.
Selected talks on the web → Talks on the Internet

Organizational duties

1979 – 1990 9 German conferences on interlinguistics for professional linguists in GDR
DDR 8 international conferences in Esperanto (GDR)
   
1978 Co-foundation of the series of conferences on esperantology during the World Congresses of Esperanto
   
World Congresses of Esperanto http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto-Weltkongress
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Congress_of_Esperanto
  http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universala_Kongreso_de_Esperanto
 
Conferences on esperantology http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperantologia_Konferenco
   
1991 – 2010 20 conferences of the Society for Interlinguistics (GIL) in Berlin (co-foundation and chairman until 2010)
  (Gesellschaft für Interlinguistik e.V., GIL, Society for Interlinguistics → www.interlinguistik-gil.de), all conference papers in:
http://www.interlinguistik-gil.de/wb/pages/tagungsakten.php


Membership in scientific organizations

Gesellschaft für Interlinguistik e.V., Society for Interlinguistics (1991-)
www.interlinguistik-gil.de; →http://sezonoj.ru/2014/06/235gil/

Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems (Board Member 1974-)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_for_Research_and_Documentation_on_World_Language_Problems)
http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centro_de_Esploro_kaj_Dokumentado_pri_Mondaj_Lingvaj_Problemoj
http://dok.esperantic.org/ced/cedtemp-eo.htm

Fritz-Hüser-Gesellschaft e.V. (Fritz Hüser Society)
(→http://onlinestreet.de/239847-fritz-hueser-gesellschaft)

Internacia Ligo de Esperantistaj Instruistoj (ILEI) (International Association of Teachers for Esperanto)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internationaler_Verband_der_Esperanto-Lehrer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_League_of_Esperanto_Teachers
http://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internacia_Ligo_de_Esperantistaj_Instruistoj

Editing of reviews

"der esperantist" 1970-1990 (in German and Esperanto, review of the Esperanto-organization of the GDR)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Der_Esperantist

GDR-edition of "Paco" 1970-1990 (in Esperanto, review of the GDR-section of World-Peace-Movements of Esperantists)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PACO_%28magazine%29

"Interlinguistische Informationen", IntI (1992-) (in German, review of [German] Society for Interlinguistics)
http://www.interlinguistik-gil.de/wb/pages/bulletin-inti.php

"Informilo por Interlingvistoj", IpI (1992-) (in Esperanto, edited by the Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems)
http://esperantic.org/en/communications/ipi/archive

Membership in editorial committees

"Language Problems & Language Planning", LPLP (1998-)
https://benjamins.com/#catalog/journals/lplp/main

"Esperantologio – Esperanto Studies", EES (1999-)
http://www.cb.uu.se/esperanto

Bibliographical aktivities

1992-2011 cooperation (with Humphrey Tonkin) for MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association, New York), department "Auxiliary languages. International languages" ("Distinguished bibliographer") →https://www.mla.org/bibliography

Entries in biographical and bibliographical handbooks and other sources

Kürschners Gelehrtenkalender (since 1996)

Linguisten-Handbuch: Biographische und bibliographische Daten deutschsprachiger Sprachwissenschaftlerinnen und Sprachwissenschaftler der Gegenwart (Wilfried Kürschner, since 1994, photo)
https://books.google.de/books?id=JPWk4LeW5JwC&pg=PA80&lpg=PA80&dq=Detlev+Blanke+LinguistenHandbuch&source=bl&ots=QA5aTLmrcW&sig=hGOpviL_g9LyKaSHfZAvDHiH66I&hl=de&sa=X&ei=P_wTVaORJ873O6DjgMAL&ved=0CDgQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=Detlev%20Blanke%20Linguisten-Handbuch&f=false

Who's Who in Germany (2010, photo)

Darbellay, Christian (1981): Kiu estas kiu en scienco kaj tekniko. Neuss (photo)

Aleksandra Ščukanec: Interview mit Dr. habil. Detlev Blanke.→Strani jezici (Zagreb) 38(2009), Nr. 1, 7-16.
https://bib.irb.hr/prikazi-rad?lang=en&rad=431387

Bendias, Torsten (2011) : Interview mit Detlev Blanke, Berlin.→ Die Esperanto-Jugend in der DDR. Zur Praxis und Lebenswelt sozialer Strömungen im Staatssozialismus. (Studien zur DDR-Gesellschaft, hrsg. von Dieter Voigt und Sabine Gries, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bd. 14), Berlin, 67-74.

Blanke, Detlev / Kirf, Sebastian (2015): Über Plansprachen, Interlinguistik, Esperanto, Sprachpolitik und einige andere Themen. Video-Interview mit Detlev Blanke. Pri planlingvoj, interlingvistiko, Esperanto, lingvopolitiko kaj kelkaj aliaj temoj. Video-intervjuo kun Detlev Blanke. Berlin/Herzberg (Man), 92 S.
http://bit.ly/blanke-intervjuoPublications (title D5)

Honors

Fiedler, Sabine / LIU Haitao (eds., 2001): Studoj pri interlingvistiko. Studien zur Interlinguistik. Festlibro omaĝe al la 60-jariĝo de Detlev Blanke. Festschrift für Detlev Blanke zum 60. Geburtstag. Dobřichovice (Praha): KAVA-PECH, 736 S. (photo)
http://www.lingviko.net/db/Bib_Blanke.htm

Brosch, Cyril / Fiedler, Sabine (eds., 2011): Florilegium Interlinguisticum. Festschrift für Detlev Blanke zum 70. Geburtstag. Frankfurt/Main usw.: Peter Lang, 424 S. (photo)
(Inhalt→http://www.peterlang.de/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=58203)

"Special Award Eugen-Wüster" (2006, with Wera Blanke), from Infoterm (International Information Centre for Terminology, Wien)
(Eugen Wüster→http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugen_W%C3%Bcster)

Honorary award "Academicus Ariste" of the University Tartu/Estland (2005)
(→http://www.forselius.ee/index.php?page=auhind-academicus-ariste-2)

Honorary member of "Universala Esperanto-Asocio" (2011)

Honorary member (and honorary chairman, 2011) of  "Gesellschaft für Interlinguistik e.V."

Scientific colloquium in honour of Detlev Blanke on
the occasion of his 75th birthday, held at the University of Leipzig, 30.05.2016.