Speaker: Prof. Dr. Marion Steiner

Professorin Institut für Geographie, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Marion Steiner is a cultural geographer, specialized in global industrial heritage interpretation. She holds a degree from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, a Master in Geopolitics from Université Paris 8 and a PhD in Urban Heritage from Bauhaus Universität Weimar. During her professional career, she participated in two World Heritage site nominations of former industrial regions in Europe. Since 2018, she is Associate Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile. Her research focuses on the global history of electrification, European imperialism and global urban history. Marion lives in Valparaíso and Berlin and is Secretary General of The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage (TICCIH). She speaks and writes English, German, Spanish and French.