Individual research projects of Department III

Nutritional regimes – GDR photography - Federal Office of Information



"Pressechef werden ist nicht schwer Pressechef sein dagegen sehr." Source: Stern issue published on 9.12.1951.

The Federal Office of Information between the Nazi Legacy and Democratic Self-Marketing

Eszter Kiss

Research project

The Federal Office of Information (Bundespresseamt, BPA) was founded in October 1949 as part of the Federal Chancellery and became a supreme Federal authority in 1958. Its task is to provide information to the government and to communicate the government’...

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Food pyramid. Graphic: Targan, Ernährungs Pyramide, public domain, details on Wikimedia Commons

Nutritional Regimes

Research project

Nutritional regimes are understood to be systems of rule that emerge in a complex interplay between state actors, experts and interest groups and which attempt by means of legislation, behavioural guidelines, dietary advice and recommended consumer...

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