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...
Late Soviet Assessments on International Organizations and Climate Change – Two Documents From Russian Archives
By Benjamin Beuerle | While there is a growing number of insightful studies on Soviet and Russian debates and attitudes on climate change, we still know relatively little about how the nascent climate change diplomacy was assessed internally by Soviet actors.
Historical Research and the Coronavirus Pandemic: Digital Access to Sources in Libraries and Archives in China
By Christina Till After the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic around the Chinese spring festival holidays in late January, historians were forced to work from home, unable to access libraries and archives in China....
“I Am Looking at Documents Held in the Provincial Archives at the Sino-Russian Border and in Taiwan” – Interview with Christina Till
Today, we talk to Christina Till. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Beijing Branch Office of Max Weber Foundation and a member of the international research project “Knowledge Unbound” and the submodule “Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements“.
Call for Papers: “Archiving, Recording and Representing Feminism: The Global History of Women’s Emancipation in the 20th Century”
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?