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Dr. Katie Ritson

Dr. Katie Ritson

Research Fellow


Rachel Carson Center
Leopoldstr. 11a, 2. OG, 245
D-80802 Munich

Room: 224
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 72374

Katie Ritson is a scholar of comparative literature with a particular interest in Northern Europe. Katie studied German, comparative literature, and Nordic philology at the University of Cambridge and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, completing her doctorate in Munich in 2016 whilst working as senior editor at the Rachel Carson Center. Her project Offshore: Energy Cultures of the North Sea (2021-2024) is funded by the German Research Council. Katie has also been leading (together with Graham Huggan at the University of Leeds) the project "Corridor Talk: Conservation Humanities and the Future of Europe's National Parks" (AHRC-DFG 2020–2023). She currently serves on the executive board of the International Consortium of Environmental History Organisations (ICEHO) and is a corodinator of the Ecocritical Network for Scandinavian Studies (ENSCAN).

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