By Christina Spännar & Jan Oberg
Our dear friend and TFF Associate since 1985, professor Dietrich Fischer, died today, October 18, 2015.
We met Dietrich through another dear friend Johan Galtung and, together with then West German lieutenant-colonel Wilhelm Nolte, Dietrich became the first scholar-in-residence at TFF in Lund in 1986. That lead to Fischer, Nolte and Oberg’s “Winning Peace. Strategies and Ethics for A Nuclear-Free World published in 1989.”
The two scholars came and worked for periods at TFF, went back home to re-write and then back to Lund – no emails and Dropbox at the time. We met, worked, ate, drank, did excursions and played with our children together. That’s how we did it.
And here’s the local newspaper from January 8, 1986:
Dietrich was a genius in defensive defence thinking, Read More »