Dr Ingo Cornils is Professor of German Studies at the University of Leeds, UK. He is interested in (German) Utopian, Fantastic and Romantic Thought in Politics, Literature and Film. He is the Editor of ‘A Companion to the Works of Hermann Hesse’ (2009), Co-editor (with Ricarda Vidal) of ‘Alternative Worlds. Blue-Sky Thinking since 1900’ (2015), Co-editor (with Lars Schmeink) of ‘New Perspectives on Contemporary German Science Fiction’ (2022), and the Author of ‘Writing the Revolution. The Construction of “1968” in Germany’ (2016) and ‘Beyond Tomorrow. German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Centuries’ (2020).