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Andreas Jünger

Andreas Jünger, MA

Doctoral Candidate

Andreas Jünger received a bachelor's degree in history and Romance studies (Spanish) from the University of Bonn. He graduated from the University of Münster with a master's degree in history in August 2014. His master's thesis was titled The Environmental Policy of the Chilean Government after the Military Dictatorship (1990–2010). He undertook predoctoral studies at the University of Bochum and obtained funding (Research School PLUS) for a five-month research stay in southern Spain (March to August 2017).

Andreas joined the Doctoral Program Environment and Society in April 2018 and worked as events coordinator at the Rachel Carson Center from April 2018 to July 2021. During his time at the RCC, he received two research grants from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for archival visits and fieldwork in Spain (2019 and 2021). He was also a visiting doctoral student at the University of Málaga (2021). In October 2022, Andreas joined the Editorial and Communications team at the RCC as communications coordinator.

Andreas's research interests include interdisciplinary research on organic farming (agricultural and environmental history, political ecology, agro-food studies), the economic, social and environmental history of Germany, Spain and Chile in the 20th and 21st centuries, as well as the history of green parties and ecological movements, particularly in Germany and Spain.

Besides his academic research, he has worked as an activist for many years. Find him on Twitter at @andreas_juenger.

Dissertation project: Ideas, Politics, and Materialities: A Socio-Environmental History of Organic Farming in Andalusia

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