MAXIMILIAN GREGOR HEPACH

is post-doctoral researcher and project coordinator of Weather Reports: Wind as Media, Model, Experience. He recently defended his PhD in Geography at the University of Cambridge titled “Is climate real? A phenomenological approach to climate and its changes”. His current research focuses on the phenomenology of (elemental) media. Email. GitHub.

Areas of specialisation

phenomenology, media theory, cultural geography

Background

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2022

“Ephemeral climates: Plato's geographic myths and the phenomenological nature of climate and its changes”, in: Journal of Historical Geography.

2021

“Entangled phenomenologies: Reassessing (post-)phenomenology’s promise for human geography”, in: Progress in Human Geography.

“Is climate real?”, in: The Philosopher.

2017

“A Phenomenology of Weather and Qi”, in: Journal of Japanese Philosophy.

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Scholarships

Teaching

Department of Arts and Media, University of Potsdam

BA European Media Studies (2022-)

Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

MPhil Anthropocene Studies seminars (2020-22) Geography undergraduate supervisions (2019-2020)

Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Teaching assistant (2017-2018)

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