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Angelina Palmén

Angelina Palmén is a doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. Her dissertation examines support for feminism and women’s rights among companies in the Berlin industry for ready-made fashion and their mostly Jewish owners and executive directors 1890–1914. Her research interests include Jewish occupational and business history, gender, women's and feminist history, and visual culture. Palmén is currently a Dr Sophie Bookhalter Graduate Fellow at the Center for Jewish History in New York.


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Josephine Levy-Rathenau

Josephine Levy-Rathenau was a feminist and pioneering social reformer whose activism centered on questions of women’s vocational and economic empowerment. The founder of “modern” career counselling in Imperial Germany, Levy-Rathenau decisively advanced the development of professional social work as a new women’s field.

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