Philipp Kohl

Philipp Kohl


Network Coordinator/
Research Associate, LMU Munich, Institute for Slavic Literature


Philipp Kohl received his PhD in General and Comparative Literature from HU Berlin in 2017. Since 2019, he has been part of the Institute for Slavic Philology of the LMU as a research associate.

Research Focus:

  • Russian literature and culture of the 18th-21st centuries century
  • Literature and science (geological and biological time models)
  • Autobiographical writing
  • Anthropocene theories
  • Sound studies
  • Moscow conceptualism

My Motivation as a part of the network:

Publications linked to the network:

  • “Autobiographie und Zoegraphie. Dmitrij A. Prigovs späte Romane.” Berlin et. al.: De Gruyter, 2018.
  • ”Scales of sustain and decay. Making music in deep time.” In Popular Music and the Anthropocene, special issue of Popular Music, edited by François Ribac, and Paul Harkins, 108-120. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

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  2. […] Philipp Kohl looked into the poetological aspects of planetary time in Mikhail Prishvin’s prose in the 1920s and 1930s and his reception of Vladimir Vernadsky’s theory of the biosphere. […]


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