The Author

Linda KoldauOriginally trained as musicologist, Prof. Dr. Linda Maria Koldau worked as professor of musicology at Universit├Ąt Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and Aarhus University in Denmark (Knud Jeppesen Chair). In the past ten years she has turned to cultural history and a strongly inter- and transdisciplinary approach to the humanities, integrating issues of natural sciences, technology, engineering, policy and management into her research projects.

She is currently Marie Curie Fellow at Kiel University (Germany) and affiliated to the Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University. Her award-winning publications include books on 17th-century music, on women in the cultural life of the early modern period, on the submarine myth, on the Titanic, on tsunamis, and on natural hazards.

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