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Jessica Lee

Dr. Jessica Lee

Jessica J. Lee is a Canadian-Chinese-British author and researcher. Her first book, Turning: A Swimming Memoir (published in German as Mein Jahr im Wasser), was published in 2017. She completed a doctorate in environmental history and aesthetics in 2016, focusing on the history of Hampstead Heath. During her doctorate, she was a visiting scholar at the Royal College of Art in London and a pre-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. She lives and writes in Berlin.

RCC Research Project: Der Stechlin: A Lake and Its Legacy in the Context of Climate Change

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