Dr. Alfred Rohloff
was born in 1931 in village of Baubeln, which was completely destroyed in the
Second World War and no longer exists. It was situated in the northern part of
the german Eastern Prussia, which today belongs to Russia and is known as the
„Kaliningradskaja Oblast“. In `36 he moved with his parents to „Stallupönen“
(now `Nesterow´), where he lived until 1944, when the Russian invasion forced
them to migrate.
the war he went to the norhern part of western Germany, attended the high school
„Athenäum“ in Stade from which he graduated in 1951. He then worked in the
administration of the local government in Lüneburg until 1953, when he started
his graduated studies at the university of Hannover. Here he initially majored
in natural science but later changed to philosophy and education. He later moved
to Hamburg and Cologne and he got his PHD from the university of Frankfurt/Main
in 1964. His doctorate, which deals with the aesthetic positions of Kant and
Schiller, was supervised by Bruno Liebrucks
and Theodor W. Adorno.
his studies he married Unnur Sigurdardóttir
(icelandic) and they lived in Iceland for two years , after which they returned
to Germany. He worked for several institutions of adult education
(„Heimvolkshochschule Jagdschloß Göhrde“, „Evangelische
Erwachsenenbildung“, „Landesverband der Volkshochschulen in
1975 until his retirement in 1994, he lectured at the „Evangelische
Fachhochschule Hannover“ on mass media, educational and philosophical subjects.
his occupation as a writer he is a hobby- painter. Professor Rohloff has four