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Women Artists, Writers and Scientist in 20th Century Central Europe

Class at Faculty of Arts |


The course is thematic rather than chronological, with the course content organized into topical sections. Each section offers students the chance to explore one subject in-depth, while at the same time learning to wrestle with one or two particular types of primary sources.

During the first weeks, the students read a range of primary sources political speeches, interviews and film by or about women, and social commentary devoted to the status of women and learn to work with specific vocabularies and databases. In the second half of the course students concentrate more on specific case studies - female politicians, philosophers, scholars and scientists.