Project title: Frontiers of Identity: Austrian and Czechoslovak Caricature between Tradition and Modernity 1918-1939
My project focuses on formations and reflections of political and national identities in Austrian and Czechoslovak satirical magazines (amongst others Die Muskete, Die Leuchtrakete, Trn, and Humoristické Listy). The aspects of identity I consider include class, gender, religion and ethnicity. My analysis of caricature mediates between comparative socio-political contexts and an analysis of artistic avant-gardes in Austria and Czechoslovakia at the time.
Supervised by Klara Kemp-Welch
Central European Modernities; Nationalism; Gender; Centres and Peripheries