The historian Astrid Mignon Kirchhof is a research associate and lecturer at the Department of Modern and Contemporary History at the Humboldt University Berlin. From 2016 to 2019 she was a research assistant and Scholar in Residence at the Deutsches Museum in the EU-funded project “History of Nuclear Energy and Society”. Previously, she was a postdoctoral fellow of the Volkswagen Foundation at Georgetown University and the German Historical Institute, Washington, DC. From 2010 to 2014 she was head of a DFG research project on the protection of the conservation movement in East and West Berlin at the Humboldt University. Her monograph “On the value of nature. The human-nature relationship in the GDR” is nearing completion.