Felix Mauch

Affiliated Scholar (Apr 2021-Dec 2021)


Felix Mauch teaches at the Associate Professorship of  History of Technology and the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) at TU Munich. He studied geography and history in Freiburg and holds a PhD from LMU Munich in environmental history, supervised by Helmuth Trischler (2014). Between 2010 and 2014, he was a research associate at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) and the Deutsches Museum. His main research fields are natural disasters and river histories; science and technology studies (STS); infrastructures and planning of logistics; and urban studies. As an assistant curator, he has worked on several exhibitions with the RCC’s digital Environment & Society Portal and the Deutsches Museum, among others the special exhibition “Welcome to the Anthropocene. The Earth in Our Hands” (2014–2016). At the MPIWG, Felix Mauch will work on a project looking at ninteenth-century Singapore as a logistics city.


No current projects were found for this scholar.

A Permanent Revolution. Singapore as a Logistics City, 1848–1942


A Silent Revolution: Infrastructuring Singapore as a Logistics City (1850s–1930s)


Past Events


A Migratory Island: Troubled Waters, Flowing Grounds, and the Layers of Disaster