Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Gastwissenschaftlerin Urvashi Gautam

Currently pursuing her PhD in Contemporary European History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Her area of research includes the Second World War (1939-1945) and propaganda and the response in Germany, Britain and India. Her PhD thesis is titled “A war of Information: Germany, Britain and India: 1939-1945.”  She is looking at the representation of the “enemy” in propaganda mainly visual propaganda and is also comparing the process and means of information dissemination of the Axis and Allies in the Second World War. She has done her M.Phil and M.A from Jawaharlal Nehru University and her B.A in History from University of Delhi, Miranda House Delhi.