Helmuth Trischler

Visiting Scholar (Nov 2018-Dec 2022)

Prof. Dr.

Helmuth Trischler is Head of Research at the Deutsches Museum, Munich, professor of modern history at Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) Munich, and director of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. His main research interests are innovation cultures in international comparison; science, technology and European integration; and environmental history. He conceptualized the world’s first major exhibition on the Anthropocene (Welcome to the Anthropocene. The Earth in Our Hands), which was on display at the Deutsches Museum 2014–16.

His recent books include Building Europe on Expertise. Innovators, Organizers, Networkers (2014), Welcome to the Anthropocene: The Earth in Our Hands (2015), and Cycling and Recycling. Histories of Sustainable Practices (2016).

Selected Publications

Osganian, Vanessa and Helmuth Trischler (2022). Die Max-Planck-Gesellschaft als wissenschaftspolitische Akteurin in der Allianz der Wissenschaftsorganisationen. Preprint : Ergebnisse des Forschungsprogramms zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft…

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Jürgen Renn and Helmuth Trischler for Leopoldina on the importance of communicating academic research