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Dr. Veronika Settele - Faculty of Social Sciences

The historian Veronika Settele is one of this year’s winners of the German Thesis Award (“Deut- scher Studienpreis”) from the Körber Foundation.

For her dissertation Revolution in the Stable: Agricultural Livestock Keeping in Germany, 1945-1990 (“Revolution im Stall: Landwirtschaftliche Tierhaltung in Deutschland, 1945– 1990”) she received one of the top two prizes in the Humanities and Cultural Sciences category. In connection to her dissertation on the history of mass livestock keeping, she received her PhD in the field of history at the Freie Universität Berlin and has been working at the History Department at the University of Bremen since April 2019. With the German Thesis Award, the Körber Foundation honors excellent dissertations with a particularly high relevance for society. The prize money, which totals 100,000 euros, is distributed between three top spots and six second places. The awarding ceremony will take place in Berlin in December 2020.

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