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Source: Volkswagen FoundationBiographical DataVeronika Settele (born 1988) is a historian and works as a research assistant in the field of modern and contemporary history at the University of Bremen. Before that she studied history and political science at the Universities of Innsbruck and Toulouse II, and in 2019 she received her PhD at the Free University of Berlin. So far she has researched and published on the economic and moral dimension of nutrition and the relationship between humans and animals in modern times. She is currently working on her new project on the historical relationship between foreign trade and democracy. Bibliographical indication “Revolution in the stable. Agricultural animal husbandry in Germany 1945-1990 ”, Veronika Settele; Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht; 394 pages Background information on the Opus Primum Promotion Prize With the Opus Primum Promotion Prize, the Volkswagen Foundation would like to strengthen the next generation of scientists and emphasize that science communication is a central task for German research. The award has been given annually since 2011 for a German-language publication of high scientific quality, which is written in a legible manner and is also understandable to a wider audience. In 2020, the Volkswagen Foundation will award the sponsorship award for the last time. The previous winners of the Opus Primum Prize The Opus Primum jury Dr. Georg Schütte, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover (chair); Dr. Jutta von Campenhausen, science journalist and author, Hamburg; Dr. Claudia Christophersen, editor of Kulturmagazine, NDR Kultur; Prof. Dr. Claudia Schnurmann, Professor of North American, Caribbean and Atlantic History of Modern Times, University of Hamburg; Christian Schwägerl, science journalist and author, Berlin; Prof. Dr. Caja Thimm, Professor for Media Studies and Intermediality, University of Bonn; Prof. Dr. Christina Wessely, Professor of the Cultural History of Knowledge, Leuphana University Lüneburg Further information on the Opus Primum sponsorship award from the Volkswagen Foundation


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