Final Remarks and Thanks

We had so much fun documenting the Dikes of Courage conference in Lisbon! After countless hours of viewing and sorting photos, editing video footage, going through pages and pages of notes, and finally writing and publishing all of the recaps and interviews, this is now our last post on this blog! We would like to …

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Steffi’s Conference Experience

After recapping both conference days and interviewing Teresa Botelho and Jeanne Theoharis, Annika and I thought it would be nice to tell you about our own impressions from the conference! So we interviewed each other about our experiences as part of the documentation team. Annika: What was your favorite part of the conference? Steffi: My …

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The First Conference Day: Our Panel

After providing you with an overview of the first conference day as well as a summary of the keynote presentation, we can finally get to the most important thing: Our own panel! Two presentations from our Munich people made up Panel 5: Joanna King, Sabrina Luttenberger and Joyce Osagie talked about the musical protest of …

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The First Conference Day: Keynote

The first keynote presentation on Friday was definitely a highlight of the conference. The speaker was Jeanne Theoharis, distinguished professor of Political Science at Brooklyn College of City University of New York. She is especially famous for her biography of Rosa Parks titled "The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks," which won a 2014 NAACP Image …

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