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Research assistant (Praedoc) (m/f/d) 65%-part-time job limited to 3 years Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU Reference code: E Praedoc_SCRIPTS_Gender, Borders, Memory (Gender)

The SCRIPTS Project "Gender, Borders, Memory" (GBM) examines the role of gender and memory in the context of borders and border regions in the liberal script. It analyzes to which extent different impressions of gender and gender roles, both past and present, have influenced the development of borders and border conflicts in liberal regimes. The project will research and use a case study of the separatist movement of Catalonia, examining images, symbols, and arguments relating to gender and memory in the in the context of mobilization and protest. The significance of colonial memories, for example, the siege of Barcelona in 1714, the Spanish-American War in 1898, or the Catalonian suffrage movement in the early 20th Century will play a central role in the analysis of the search for Catalonian self-determination from a gender-specific perspective.

News from Jul 07, 2020

Job description:
The chosen candidate will work closely in an interdisciplinary context with the project Leaders Prof. Dr. Gülay Çağlar (Professor of Political Science focusing on Gender and Diversity) and Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow-Hecht (International History).
The successful candidate in political science will focus on feminist activism within the Catalan movement for self-determination and analyze their mobilization strategies and the ways in which these activists articulate and negotiate “feminist forms of independence” within the separatist movement.

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