Portrait Michael Ohl
© Mattes Linde

Guest 2018.


Die Kunst der Benennung
Matthes & Seitz
Berlin, 2015
Stachel und Staat
Eine leidenschaftliche Naturgeschichte von Bienen, Wespen und Ameisen
Droemer Knaur
München, 2018

Michael Ohl [ Germany ]

born in 1964, studied biology, philosophy, and the history of science. He is the head of biodiversity discovery at the Natural History Museum in Berlin and a lecturer at the Humboldt-Universität. His research covers evolutionary biology, systematics, taxonomy and the history of science. In 2015, he published the book »Die Kunst der Benennung« (Eng. »The Art of Naming«, 2018), followed by 2018’s »Stachel und Staat« (tr: Sting and State). Michael Ohl lives on the outskirts of Berlin.