Oliver Grasmück studied religious studies , rhetoric and psychology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen and graduated in 2002 with a Magister Artium . From 2001 to 2004 and from 2006 to 2008 he worked as an editor for the concise dictionary for theology and religious studies Religion in Past and Present (RGG) at Mohr Siebeck Verlag in Tübingen . The fourth edition of the lexicon series (“RGG4”) was last published in 2008 and is considered a standard work.
Since then, Grasmück has worked as a lecturer at the Philipps University of Marburg . In addition, since 2004 he has been editor of the series “Religions in the Plural World. Religious Studies "at LIT-Verlag in Münster . He did his doctorate in Bremen with Christoph Auffarth and in Santiago de Chile ( Chile ) with the thesis Peñablanca, Chile (1983–1988). A Marian apparition under the Pinochet dictatorship , and received in 2009 by the University of Bremen to Dr. phil.
Since 2009 he has been offering "publication services" as a freelance editor, copywriter, proofreader and translator in the scientific field. a. Translated from American and English for various publishers . He has also been working as a PR editor at the PR agency Storymaker in Tübingen since 2013 . Grasmück is a member of the Association of Independent Lecturers (VFLL) and spokesman for the VFLL regional group in Stuttgart .
Oliver Grasmück lives in Reutlingen .
Awards and honors
- 2009: Dissertation award from the German Association for Religious Studies
Works and publications
- History and topicality of the reception of Daoism in the German-speaking area. Religions in the Plural World, Volume 2 . (Master's thesis, University of Tübingen 2001) LIT-Verlag , Münster 2004, ISBN 3-8258-7017-0 .
- A Marian apparition in times of dictatorship. The Conflict Over Peñablanca, Chile: Religion and Manipulation under Pinochet. Religious historical experiments and preliminary work , Volume 56. (Dissertation, University of Bremen 2008) De Gruyter , Berlin / New York 2009, ISBN 978-3110220544 .
Lexicon entries & specialist articles
- on the subject of laicism , pp. 311–314. In: Christoph Auffarth u. a. (Ed.): Metzler-Lexikon Religion. Hair - Osho Movement, Volume 2 . Metzler-Verlag , Stuttgart 1999, ISBN 3-476-01678-1
- on the catchphrase Reception of Daoism in the West and in Germany , pp. 245–247. In: Christoph Auffahrth u. a. (Ed.): Metzler-Lexikon Religion. Hair - Osho Movement, Volume 4 . Metzler-Verlag, Stuttgart 2002, ISBN 3-476-01678-1 .
- to the keyword semiotics . I. Religious Studies , p. 1192 ff. In: Hans Dieter Betz (Hrsg.): Religion in Past and Present . Concise dictionary for theology and religious studies. R - S, Volume 7th, 4th completely revised edition. Mohr Siebeck Verlag , Tübingen 2004, ISBN 3-16-146907-0
- The Virgin Mary as a battle helper. Chilean apparitions of Mary at the time of the Conquista . In: Journal for Mission Studies and Religious Studies, Edition 93 / 1–2, 2009, , pp. 98–112 ( online at the University of Friborg (Switzerland) ; PDF).
- Walter Isaacson : Steve Jobs . The authorized biography of the Apple founder. From the American together with Antoinette Gittinger, Dagmar Mallett, Elfi Martin, Andrea Stumpf, Gabriele Werbeck. 1st edition. Bertelsmann , Munich 2011; ISBN 978-3-570-10124-7 .
- Reza Kahlili: Enemy in your own country. My double life as a CIA agent in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. From the English together with Ursula Persch. 1st edition. riva Verlag , Munich 2011, ISBN 978-3-86883-153-5 .
- Henry Kissinger : China. Between tradition and challenge. From the American together with Helmut Dierlamm, Norbert Juraschitz, Helmut Ettinger. 1st edition. Pantheon , Munich 2012, ISBN 978-3-570-55191-2 .
- Matthieu Paley, Mareile Paley: Pamir - forgotten people on the roof of the world. With texts by Ted Callahan. From the English together with Enrico Heinemann. German first edition. Knesebeck Verlag , Munich 2012, ISBN 978-3-86873-516-1 .
- Eugene L. Rogan : The Arabs. A story of oppression and awakening. From the English together with Hans Freundl, Norbert Juraschitz. Propylaen Verlag , Berlin 2013, ISBN 978-3-549-07425-1 .
- Norman Davies : Vanished Empires. The history of forgotten Europe. From the English together with Karin Schuler, Norbert Juraschitz, Hans Freundl, Helmut Dierlamm. Theiss Verlag , Stuttgart 2013, ISBN 978-3-8062-2758-1 .
- Homepage of Oliver Grasmück
- Information on Oliver Grasmück at the Philipps University of Marburg
- Interview with Dr. phil. Oliver Grasmück at the German Association of Freelance Translators and Interpreters e. V. (DÜVD),
- See information on Oliver Grasmück ( memento from February 22, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) at the Philipps University of Marburg , Marburg (www.uni-marburg.de); Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- Cf. own information on the homepage of Oliver Grasmück, Reutlingen (www.lektorat-grasmueck.de); Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- See translations made (selection) on the homepage of Oliver Grasmück, Reutlingen (www.lektorat-grasmueck.de); Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- See interview with Oliver Grasmück at the German Association of Freelance Translators and Interpreters e. V. , Berlin (www.dvud.de); Retrieved February 9, 2014.
- Prize winners of the DVRW Dissertation Prize , online at dvrw.uni-hannover.de
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German religious scholar, among other things active as a lecturer and translator|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20th century|