We are pleased to offer scholars and students of history access to two free online modules providing instruction in digital humanities methods and techniques. This second course introduces historians to statistical methods and quantitative analysis tools that can be used alone or in conjunction with text mining, detailed in the first course.
Category: 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.
We are pleased to offer scholars and students of history access to two free online modules providing instruction in digital humanities methods and techniques. This first course introduces historians to the methods of text mining.
“I Was Inspired by the Work of Many Feminist Theorists, Historians and Activists” – Interview with Maya Caspari
We regularly introduce scholars that work in the project by letting them answer three short questions. Today, we talk to Maya Caspari. Maya is Curator at the German Historical Institute in London.
Die zweite Episode unseres „Wissen entgrenzen“-Podcasts führt nicht nur nach Großbritannien an das Deutsche Historische Institut London, sondern auch zurück in das geteilte Deutschland. Christina von Hodenberg und Jane Freeland berichten über die Zusammenhänge zwischen Emanzipationsbewegungen und dem Aufstig der Massenmedien.
Call for Papers: “The History of Medialization and Empowerment: The Intersection of Women’s Rights Activism and the Media”
Final Meeting of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment, 20-22 January, 2022 Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg and Jane Freeland (German Historical Institute London) ǀ Partners: Max Weber Stiftung India Branch Office, German Historical...
What does feminism mean in different political, social, and historical contexts? How has women’s activism in the past shaped how we think about feminism and women’s rights today?
By Jane Freeland, Christina von Hodenberg and Emily Steinhauer | The second meeting of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment was held virtually between December 10 and 12, 2020.
How have feminist stories been recorded historically? Where can we find them in the archive? And how does this shape historical scholarship on women’s empowerment? Since the 1960s, feminist historians have sought to re-write...