Ursula Schneider, née Abel

Cultural scientist and expert for monument protection. Engaged in the maintenance and conversion of Hamburg building ensembles.
 

*January 19, 1943 in Neustadt/Aisch.
†August 21, 2019 in Hamburg.

Father: (Friedrich) Richard Abel.
Mother: Anneliese Elisabethe Abel, née Döring.

Wife of Lambert Schneider (archaeologist) and
mother of Lambert Richard Schneider
(researcher on international climate policy).

 

 

 

1961-1969 Study of classical archaeology in Munich and Freiburg.
1969 Master’s degree in Munich with a thesis on Musical Contests on Greek Vase Painting.
1970-1981 Married to Lambert Schneider (archaeologist).
1970-1974 Continued studies of art and exhibition didactics in Hamburg.
Since 1980 Founding member of the Association of Friends of the Museum of Labor, Hamburg. Later curator at this museum.

The Association of Friends of the Museum of Work has been awarding the “Ursula Schneider Prize” since 2020 for student theses that deal with the past, present and future of the world of labor.

Since 1993 Delegate in the Hamburg-Mitte district for The Green Party.

Guided tours to culturally and politically interesting places in Hamburg.

Publications:
1977 Der letzte Schrei. Mode um 1789. Eine Modeausstellung der Hamburger Museen (with N. Jockel and M. Schnede-Sczesny).
1980 Von der Lust und Last, Kind zu sein. Kinder früher und heute. Eine Ausstellung für Alle – im Altonaer Museum (with I. Baireuther and others).
1990 Europa im Zeitalter des Industrialismus – Zur “Geschichte von unten” im europäischen Vergleich. Contributions to the scientific conference of the same name, December 3-7, 1990. Museum der Arbeit, Hamburg (with E. von Drücker and K. Haist). ISBN 10: 3926174471 / ISBN 13: 9783926174475
1993 Das Paradies kommt wieder… Exhibition in the Museum of Labor, Hamburg (ed., with D. Stender).
1994 Hamburg Innenstadt. Von der vorindustriellen Kaufmannsstadt zur modernen City (with Sven Krieger). Hamburg. ISBN 3-7672-1202-1.
1997 Fabriketagen. Leben in alten Industriebauten (with H.-J. Darlison). Christians Verlag, Hamburg. 21999. ISBN  3-7672-1289-7.   9783767212893.
2001 Das Gesicht der City wird zerstört. In: Hamburger Abendblatt April 26, 2001.
Obituary: C. Preuschoft – U. Schröder: In Memoriam Ursula Schneider. In: Der lachende Drache. Stadtteilzeitung für St. Georg 33, no. 329 (September 2019).