Dr. Astrid Mignon Kirchhof

Curriculum Vitae

Employment history and academic affiliations

  • since 10/2015
    Fellow at the Deutsche Museum, Munich, in the project History of Nuclear Energy and Society (HoNESt), a Horizon 2020 project of the European Union to compare current and past nuclear energy policies and anti-nuclear movements in different European countries.
  • 8/2014-8/2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow in the humanities at Georgetown University and affiliated researcher in the German Historical Institute, Washington. Principal investigator of the Volkswagen Foundation project: Die Natur des Kalten Krieges: DDR Naturschutzpolitik während des Ost-West Konflikts 1945-1990 (The Nature of the Cold War: GDR Nature Conservation Policy during the East-West Conflict from 1945 to 1990).
  • 2/2010–7/2014
    Principal investigator of the German Research Foundation project „Vom Natur- zum Umweltschutz. Bürgerschaftliches Engagement und der Wandel der Naturschutzbewegung in Ost- und West-Berlin 1945–1990" (From nature conservation to environmental protection. Civic involvement and the transformation of the nature conservation movement in East and West Berlin between 1945 and 1990).
  • since 7/2010
    Research associate at Humboldt University of Berlin, Department of History, Chair of Recent and Contemporary History.
  • 7/2001–7/2013
    Instructor at the Memorial Site of German Resistance, Berlin.
  • 8–10/2008
    Freelance work at the Schöneberger City Museum, Berlin.
  • 10/1997–2/98
    Student assistant at the Centre for Research on Anti-Semitism, Technical University, Berlin (Professor Wolfgang Benz).

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