Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich (LMU)is a leading research university in Europe. Since its founding in 1472 it has been committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC) is an international center dedicated to the study of environment and society from a wealth of different disciplines and international perspectives. A non-profit institution, the RCC was founded in 2009 as a joint initiative of Munich’s Ludwig Maxilimian University and the Deutsches Museum, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research as a Center for Advanced Study (Käte Hamburger Kolleg).

Role in project

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich is the Academic lead for the Transition Coastal Lab in Bulgaria. They are responsible for fieldwork and data analysis in the Bulgarian TCL and organising local workshops in collaboration with Work Package leaders. They also support the Bulgarian TCL host.

The Team


Anna Antonova

Director of Environmental Humanities Development

Anna's research brings together humanities & social science approaches to examine social, environmental, and policy change in the contemporary European context, especially in coastal landscapes. She was previously a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, where she wrote her Ph.D. about the societal and environmental transformations experienced by communities on the Yorkshire North Sea and Bulgarian Black Sea coasts.