Transnational Communication History of the League of Nations in the Inter-War Period (1920-1938). The institutional, professional and public spheres of journalism in the League of Nations in international comparison (2017-2020)

Leader: Prof. Dr. Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz

ZeMKI Lab "Communication History and Media Change"

Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

The transnational communication history of the League of Nations in the interwar period (1920-1938) will be analyzed by focusing on the dimensions of a) the organization of information politics, b) professional journalism and c) the coverage of the assemblies of the League of Nations in an international comparison (countries of the press coverage analysis are: Germany, France, GB, Austria, Switzerland, US). Research is based on a method mix of document analysis, collective biographies and qualitative and quantitative content analysis.