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Jonas Stuck

Jonas Stuck, MA

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


Rachel Carson Center
Leopoldstr. 11a, 2nd floor
80802 Munich

Room: 230
Phone: +49 (0) 89 2160 - 72365

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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 of waste, visual history of the Cold War and environmental history. His articles and book reviews have appeared in Studentisches Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft (2014), Seeing the Woods (2017, 2018), Edge Effects Magazine (2018) and H-Soz-Kult (2018).

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

Selected Publications:

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

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

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.

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