Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin)
Global and International History, Gender History, History of Communication
Raum A 388
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Lea Börgerding is a PhD Candidate and Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) in the Emmy Noether Research Group Reaching the People: Communication and Global Orders in the Twentieth Century, funded by the DFG (German Research Council). She joined the Center for Global History at Freie Universität Berlin in 2018, after working in strategic communications and international development in Berlin and Vietnam for two consecutive years. She holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a BA in Politics with International Relations from the University of York. During her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, she was awarded a scholarship by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.
In her research, Lea Börgerding looks at connections and forms of communication between socialist women’s movements, focusing on the cases of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and Vietnam from 1950-1975.