Associated Researcher at the Hans-Bredow-Institut
Dr. Lars Schmeink studied American studies, English studies and German studies in Hamburg, Toronto and Berlin. In 2014, he gained his PhD with a thesis on contemporary post-human science fiction at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Prior to this, he worked as a research assistant at the Institute of English and American Studies at Universität Hamburg from 2007 to 2012.
He is one of the initiators and currently first chairman of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung [Association for Research in the Fantastic], co-publisher of the Zeitschrift für Fantastikforschung [Journal for Research in the Fantastic] and managing editor of SFRA Review. Furthermore, he is working as a freelance journalist in the area of culture and media since 2000.
Together with Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink, he takes part in the World Hobbit Research Project as the German research team.
private website: www.larsschmeink.de
World Hobbit Project on Facebook (in German): www.facebook.com/worldhobbitdeutsch