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September 14, 2011 | History

Ludger Fischer

30 October 1957 -

Art historian, philosopher and political scientist.
Working and living since 2001 in Brussels as political consultant.
Publishing on history of buildings, monument preservation, avant garde architecture, cooking.

In 1986 Fischer received his doctorate with a dissertation "On the historical value of so called functional buildings". In his 2010 habilitation treatise he examined the attempts of artistic monument preservation by architect Bodo Ebhardt (1865–1945). Since 1995 Fischer focuses on contemporary building in the Netherlands and Belgium. He has been a member of the “advisory group of the food chain” of the European Commission, member of the Stakeholder Consultative Platform of the European Food Safety Authority EFSA and several other EU-panels on food safety. Based on his work as political consultant in Brussels he publishes books on the chemical and physical conditions of cooking. Fischer lives in Brussels.

Fischer's work on Ebhardt's method of preserving historical castles received a positive review in the bulletin of the Baden-Württemberg state office for the preservation of monuments. His books on the common errors of cooking practice were also well received by the German press including Frankfurter Rundschau, Financial Times, Hamburger Abendblatt and others.

Geboren am 30. Oktober 1957 in Essen. 1986 Promotion mit der Dissertation "Über den Denkmalwert sogenannter Zweckbauten". In der 2010 veröffentlichten Habilitationsschrift untersuchte er die "Versuche baukünstlerischer Denkmalpflege" des Architekten Bodo Ebhardt (1865-1945). Architekturkriktik vorwiegend zur aktuellen Architektur in den Niederlanden und in Belgien.
Er ist Mitglied der »Beratenden Gruppe für die Lebensmittelkette« der Europäischen Kommission, Mitglied des Beratungsgremiums der Interessenvertreter bei der Europäischen Behörde für Lebensmittelsicherheit EFSA, sowie anderer EU-Gremien zu Fragen der Lebensmittelsicherheit. Auf der Basis seiner Tätigkeit als Politikberater in Brüssel beschäftigt er sich seit 2001 parallel dazu mit den chemischen und physikalischen Vorgängen des Kochens. Daraus gingen zwei Bände über Küchenirrtümer hervor. Fischer lebt in Brüssel.

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