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Dorothy Thompson’s Second Awakening: Activism on Behalf of Palestine (1939-1961)
(Georgetown University in Qatar, 2020)
This thesis focuses on Dorothy Thompson's intellectual and professional trajectory from her strong support of Zionism, to becoming one of its most vocal critics. It argues that, contrary to many assertations at the time, ...
Navigating Ethnic Minority Literature in the Modern Chinese State, 1978-present
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has historically shared a contentious relationship with its ethnic minority population. This thesis delves into the ups and downs of the relations between the modern Chinese state and ...
The History and Evolution of American Torture and Secret Prisons (1898-2008)
This thesis outlines the history of the US government’s use of torture as an official policy in its warfare. The thesis addresses the cases of the Philippine-American War (1898–1902), the Vietnam War (1965–1972), and the ...
Refusing the Uniform: Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Women’s Activism in Denmark, 1967-1997
This thesis explores how immigrant and ethnic minority women confronted Danish activists ranging from the mainstream women’s movement to Danish trade unions between 1967 and 1997. In the process of challenging these ...