Harald Haarmann is a German linguist and cultural scientist. In 2003 he was appointed vice president of the Institute of Archaeomythology (with headquarters in Sebastopol, California) and director of its European office in Finland. He has published around sixty books, some of which have been translated into over ten languages. Haarmann has received numerous accolades for his work, including the Prix logos (France, 1999), the Premio Jean Monnet (Italy, 1999), and the Plato Award (Great Britain, 2006). His current research themes are in the fields of cultural history, the ancient world, philosophy, and social criticism.
As of January 2019