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Jonas Stuck

Jonas Stuck, MA

Doctoral Candidate - DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group "Hazardous Travels."


Room: 229

Jonas Stuck studied history and political science at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Sciences Po Lyon. In 2017 he graduated from the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin with a Master's thesis on “The Inter-Berlin Toxic Waste Trade from the 1970s until the 1990s.” Later in October 2017 he joined the DFG Emmy-Noether Research Group “Hazardous Travels. Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy”, under the principal investigator Dr. Simone Müller.

His PhD research project focuses on the toxic waste trade between the two Germanys during and after the Cold War from an Environmental Humanities point of view. His general research interests include global history, visual and public history and environmental history. His articles and book reviews have appeared in Studentisches Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft (2014), Seeing the Woods (2017, 2018, 2019), Edge Effects Magazine (2018) and H-Soz-Kult (2018). He presented on his PhD research in Belgium, Brasil, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, and the United States.


Dissertation Project: Toxic Divide? The Hazardous Waste Trade between the Two Germanys, 1970-2000

Selected Publications:

Dhawan, Ayushi, Maximilian Feichtner and Jonas Stuck. “Introduction.” In Green Talks: Looking behind the scenes of Environmental Journalism, edited by Ayushi Dhawan, Maximilian Feichtner and Jonas Stuck . Seeing the Woods, September 3, 2019, https://seeingthewoods.org/2019/09/03/green-talks-looking-behind-the-scenes-of-environmental-journalism/.

Jonas Stuck. “New Hope for Plastic Waste Pollution?” In Antonia Alampi (ed.), Deadly Affairs, Kunsthal Extra City Cahier #5, 2019, p. 85-98, https://extracitykunsthal.org/files/uploads/exposition/KEC_READER_DEADLY-compressed.pdf.

Jonas Stuck. “New Hope for Plastic Waste Pollution?” Seeing the Woods, November 20, 2018, https://seeingthewoods.org/2018/11/20/new-hope-for-plastic-waste-pollution/.

Müller, Simone M., Ayushi Dhawan, Maximilian Feichtner, and Jonas Stuck. “Hazardous Hope – the debate. “An Academic Play in One Act”. Seeing the Woods, October 9, 2018, https://seeingthewoods.org/2018/10/09/hazardous-hope-the-debate/.

Jonas Stuck. book review, Hausmüll. Abfall und Gesellschaft in Westdeutschland 1945-1990 by Roman Köster, H-Soz-Kult, October 25, 2018, http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/index.asp?id=26429&view=pdf&pn=rezensionen&type=rezbuecher.

Jonas Stuck. “From Herders to Hikers, the Shifting Lives of Scottish Bothies”. Edge Effects, March 27, 2018, http://edgeeffects.net/bothy/.

Jonas Stuck. Hazardous Cruises: Welcome to Toxic Paradise, in: Seeing the Woods, November 17, 2017, https://seeingthewoods.org/2017/11/17/hazardous-cruises-welcome-to-toxic-paradise/.

Jonas Stuck. Is all Photography Propaganda? Wie uns Fotografien Geschichte(n) kommunizieren, in: 360 Grad. Das studentische Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft 17/2014. pp. 54-63.

Edited Publications:

Dhawan, Ayushi, Maximilian Feichtner and Jonas Stuck (eds.): Green Talks: Looking behind the scenes of Environmental Journalism. Seeing the Woods, September 3, 2019.

Artistic Interventions:

Jonas Staal and Jonas Stuck. Redistribute Toxicity, SAVVY Contemporary – The Laboratory of Form-Ideas, Berlin, Germany, October 18 - December 1, 2019.

Jonas Stuck. Islands of Waste, A Virtual Exhibition, 2020, http://www.jonasstuck.com/waste.

Teaching Experience:

Huiying Ng and Jonas Stuck. Toxic Commons, 6-day module at the Forest Curriculum Summer School at Tentacles Art Space, Bangkok (Thailand), June 11-16, 2019.

Research Awards:

Winner of the LMU Graduate Center photo contest “Abenteuer Promotion”, Juli 3, 2019, https://www.graduatecenter.uni-muenchen.de/veranstaltungen/fotowettbewerb/fotowettbewerb2019/index.html.

Winner of the Edge Effects magazine photo contest “Working at the Edge”, January 30, 2018, https://edgeeffects.net/working-at-the-edge/.