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Helmuth Trischler

Helmuth Trischler

Helmuth Trischler studied modern history and German literature in Munich, where he took his M.A. (1984) and Ph.D. (1986) and worked as Post-doc until his habilitation in 1991. He then moved to the Deutsches Museum, where after three years as curator for aeronautics he became director of the Research Institute. He held fellowships in Washington D.C., Oxford and at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Wassenaar. Next to his position as Head of Research at the Deutsches Museum, he is Professor of Modern History and History of Technology at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) and serves, jointly with Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch, as Director of Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. At LMU he is also heading the center Transformations of Knowledge.

Helmuth Trischler has been involved in a multitude of national and European research programs, including the ESF-sponsored networks Tensions of Europe and Inventing Europe from the beginnings. He has published 6 books, 20 edited volumes, and some 100 articles on social history, history of science and technology, transport history and environmental history.