Professor Hannes Bergthaller is a leading expert in the environmental humanities, eco-criticism, and the Anthropocene as an issue for the humanities. Having lived and taught in Taiwan für 20 years, he is also an excellent expert of discussions around sustainability and climate politicy in a comparison between Asia and Europe/US. My co-author for „The Anthropocene – Key issues for the Humanities“. Hannes holds a Ph.D in American Literature from the University of Bonn. He is a distinguished Professor at the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU). He publishes on „Climate and the New Materialisms“, „Ecocriticism, Biopolitics and Ecological Immunity“ and won research projects on „The Nature of Modernity: Social Systems, Theory and the Environmental Humanities“.