Submodule 2b: “Medialisation and Empowerment“

The Standing Working Group of GHI London on the theme of “Medialisation and Empowerment“ unites the partners India Branch Office, GHI Rome, OI Beirut, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in New Delhi and the Centre for Modern Indian Studies of the University in Göttingen.

The research enquires into interactions between the rise of mass media and emancipation movements over the long 20th century. It concentrates on women as the largest self-emancipation reference group and the medial circulation and reception of feminist ideas within a global context.


Max Weber Stiftung

The Max Weber Foundation promotes global research, focused on the areas of social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities. Our research is conducted at ten institutes in various countries across the globe with different and independent fields of focus. Through our globally operating institutes, we are able to contribute to the communication and networking between Germany and our host countries or regions. By promoting academic dialogue and merging academic and non-academic employees from several countries with different cultural backgrounds, the Max Weber Foundation is able to strengthen the internationalization of research.

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