Coinciding with the centenary of the German film company UFA (1917-2017), the Deutsche Kinemathek in Berlin is hosting a two-day symposium on the “empire” that Ufa created in the ‘Third Reich’ era. The two-day symposium is organised on May 11 and 12. IAMHIST board members David Culbert, Tobias Hochscherf and Roel Van de Winkel will each present. The program can be found HERE.
– you will build a wide network in the field of media and history/media history
Information and what you would have to do
– On average, being webmaster and community manager means up to 3 cumulated hours of work per week (sometimes more, sometimes less; also depending on special events etc.).
– You are of course free to divide your own time, but it is important to be flexible and available when it comes to special or important IAMHIST events (deadline reminder, prize announcements etc.).
– There is a transition period of two months during which the former and the new online community manager will work together.
– Register to several newsletters related to media history and media studies and filtering the announcements you receive by selecting those that are relevant for IAMHIST
– At least 1-2 times per month: Posting calls for papers, interesting publications, open positions etc. on the IAMHIST website (those filtered from the newsletters or those you receive from colleagues via mail)
"Not your Mama’s Movement"
(in French: "De Paris a Ferguson : coupables d'être noirs"), 2015
My name is Rokhaya Diallo, and I am a French Activist and Journalist
who hasbeen fighting for racial, gender and religious equality.
In 2005, the deaths of two innocent French young men of color, Zyed
Benna and Bouna Traoré, inspired my stand against the racial
oppression plaguing French society.
Dissimilar to the United States, the victims of French police
brutality are sorely neglected by the media and unnoticed on a
global scale. I am committed to changing this. In the U.S,
the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's murderer, and the failure to hold
white policemen responsible for the deaths of Michael Brown and
Eric Garner triggered indignation across America.
The ensuing demonstrations ushered in a new generation of Black
activists. Mobilizing behind the #BlackLivesMatter campaign,
social networks have become the battleground for challenging power
structures, policies, prejudices and attitudes.
Viewing America's racial turmoil from a foreign lens, I wanted to
meet these new emblematic leaders of the African American community.
Traveling to Ferguson for the anniversary of Mike Brown's death,
I was introduced by American activist Rahiel Tesfamariam, founder
of Urban Cusp, to the leaders of Hands Up United and other
torchbearers for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Together we drew
parallels between the racial struggles in the U.S. and France and
devised visionary solutions to ameliorate the global Black
Rokhaya Diallo, French journalist, writer and filmmaker, is widely recognized for her work in favor of racial, gender and religious equality. She is a BET-France host and has produced and/or directed documentaries, TV and radio programs. She published: Racism: a guide, France Belongs to Us;France: One and Multicultural and How to talk to kids about racism. She recently published a graphic novel “Pari(s) d’Amies” and released Afro! featuring Afro-Parisians who choose natural hairstyles. Rokhaya launched her global bilingual blog RokMyWorld Today, she lives between Paris and New York and continues her social activism while being a speaker around the world.