Christoph Wulf is Professor for Anthropology and Pedagogics at Freie Universität Berlin. There he also studied history, pedagogics, philosophy and literature. After having received his Master degree in 1968 he went on with a doctoral fellowship at Philipps-Universität Marburg. While working as a researcher at the Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung in Frankfurt am Main in the seventies, he habilitated in pedagogics at Philipps-Universität Marburg. Following this he was appointed Professor at the Universität Siegen. Since 1980 Christoph Wulf has been holding a professorship at the Institut für Erziehungswissenschaften und Psychologie at Freie Universität Berlin. Besides lecturing he was founder of the Peace Education Commission by the International Peace Research Association and later the Kommission Bildungsforschung mit der Dritten Welt as well as the Kommission für Pädagogische Anthropologie by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft. His professional career led him to a lot of universities around the globe, such as Standford, Tokyo, Kyoto, Beijing, Delhi, Paris, Strasbourg, Amsterdam, London, Stockholm or Kopenhagen. In 2008 he was elected vice-president of the German UNESCO Commission. Christoph Wulfs research focuses on the humanities in the context of a globalised and culturally diversified world. His main aim is to contribute to the self-conception of humans with the help of historic and ethnographic methods as well as philosophic reflections.