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.
- “La guerra en Ucrania, los Verdes y el legado de Petra Kelly.” In Revista Contexto y Acción/CTXT, 18 May 2022.
- “Für einen Feminismus vom Lande.” Book Review of Land der Frauen by María Sánchez. In Der Freitag 47/2021, p. 18.
- Book Review of “Cultivating Nature: The conservation of a Valencian working landscape”, by Sarah Hamilton. Agricultural History Review 69, no. 1 (June 2021), p. 165–166.
- “Revealing the ‘Almerian Miracle’: Materiality of the Agrarian Modernization in the Campo de Dalías.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia (Spring 2021), no. 17. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society.
- “The Fridays for Future Movement in Spain.” In Seeing the Woods. A Blog by the Rachel Carson Center, 8 January 2020.
- “Licht am Ende des Plastiktunnels. Die agro-kapitalistische Landwirtschaft um Almería und Huelva.” In Matices. Zeitschrift zu Lateinamerika, Spanien und Portugal, no. 96 (2018): 5–8.