Team of authors

Stefan Koch, Astrid Böger, Markus Mollitor, Wolf D. Hartmann, Melanie Scholz, Guido Strohfeldt, Brigitte Nixdorf (from left), Photo: Ruth Buder

Wolf D. Hartmann
Prof. Dr. sc. oec.

Industrial engineer and innovation researcher, member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts Salzburg since 2011, author of numerous non-fiction books, including on "China's New Silk Road" and "The Battle with the Dragon" as well as historical biographies such as "Emperor Charles IV" and publisher of the new Mentzel Biography of 2021.

Astrid Böger

Information scientist, private lecturer for portable electronics and computer technology, chairwoman of the Brandenburg Academy for Health Sciences and Technologies e.V., member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Writers' Association with books on digitalization and high-tech in medicine.

Stefan Koch
Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. habil.

Institute of Pathology, Helios Klinikum Bad Saarow and Brandenburg Theodor Fontane Medical School; research and publications: Clinical and experimental pathology, history of medicine; lectureships at Charité Berlin, Univ. Greifswald and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

Markus Mollitor

Classical philologist and Germanist, principal of the high school at the Catholic School Bernhardinum in Fürstenwalde/Spree, research, translations and publications on authors and texts of the early modern period, on neo-Latin literature of humanism as well as on paleography, among others.

Brigitte Nixdorf
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil.

Chair of Water Protection at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg in Bad Saarow, member of the Leopoldina since 2001 in the section Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (matriculation number 6706), researches as a limnologist on the effects of climate change and increased nutrient supply on water bodies. Member of the extended presidium of the German Society for Limnology.

Melanie Scholz
Dipl.-Bibl., Dipl.-Ing.

Head of the Medical Humanities Library of the Institute for the History of Medicine / Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin; honorary activity in the Berlin Society for the History of Medicine e.V. and in the library of the Landesgeschichtliche Vereinigung für die Mark Brandenburg e.V., co-editor of "Medizingeschichte in Berlin - Institutionen, Personen, Perspektiven".

Guido Strohfeldt

Historian, director of the Fürstenwalde/Spree Museum and chairman of the Fürstenwalde Tourist Association, co-initiator of the "Stolpersteine" project in Fürstenwalde, curator of numerous exhibitions and publicist on craft, industrial and regional history as well as on outstanding historical personalities.

Shaoying Li

Managing Director of TCG (Traditional Chinese Health Care) GmbH, studied German and Business Administration at the FU Berlin and graduated with an M.A. degree.

TCG GmbH was founded in 2003 and started with various projects between Germany and China in the fields of energy, environment and health care.