Jörg Paulus (PHD) is holder of the Chair in Archival Theory and Literary Research at Bauhaus University Weimar. He studied German Literature and Philosophy at Heidelberg University and FU Berlin and received his PhD from TU Berlin, and his Habilitation at TU Braunschweig in 2011. He held visiting professorships at Meji University Tokyo and Uniwersytet Wroclawski (Wroclaw University). Jörg Paulus is the author of Philologie der Intimität. Liebeskorrespondenz im Jean-Paul-Kreis (Berlin, 2013) and is co-editing the letters of Jean Paul. Other topics on which he has published books and articles include Anthropology and Literature in the eighteenth century, Rainer Maria Rilke, and the Autobahn as a literary topic.