Dr. Carolin Wiedemann works as an editor at Frankfurter Allgemeine Quarterly. In her articles she addresses new forms of power and resistance, asylum policy, racism, and sexism. After studying Journalism, Communications, and Sociology in Paris and Hamburg, she got a scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation, wrote a PhD thesis about the question of subversion in times of digitization and worked as a freelance writer for various German Media Outlets. Her publications include the book Selbstvermarktung im Netz in which she analyzes Facebook, and Depletion Design: A Glossary of Network Ecologies (with Soenke Zehle), the dossier „Welcome to Germany“ published by Heinrich Böll Foundation and the book based on her PhD „Kritische Kollektivität im Netz“. Ms. Wiedemann is co-editor of Spheres, an online magazine about digital cultures, and a member of kritnet, a network for migration research. She is a board member of Humanity in Action Germany and participated in the Fellowship program in Berlin in 2010.
Humanity in Action is committed to providing an open, respectful, and safe environment for its Fellows, Senior Fellows, Program Interns, Staff, Board Members, speakers, partners, and others involved in its programs. Dr. Carolin Wiedemann is our Ombudsperson, our designated point of contact to serve members of the Humanity in Action network, including the Fellows of this program, who experience abusive, racist, sexist, homophobic, or other forms of discriminatory behavior that emanate from other members of the network.
More from Dr. Carolin Wiedemann
Open the homes: Refugees in mortal danger
"The danger of mass contagion in refugee accommodation has long been known. But because those affected have no lobby, nothing happened."
This crisis is a stage for patriarchy
"The man as scientist, the woman as child carer: The crisis reveals that patriarchal patterns of everyday life continue to shape people's thoughts and actions," writes Senior Fellow and Humanity in Action Germany Board Member Dr. Carolin Wiedemann.
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann publishes article about the future of masculinity
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann publishes article about the future of masculinity. She asks, "What happens to a man when he gives up power?"
Mentoring Program: Kick-Off Event
Today we are launching our new mentoring program for the Action Projects of our 2019 Fellows.
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann featured in Deutschlandfunk radio program
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann was featured in a Deutschlandfunk radio program about social movements through social media.
Voguing in Berlin: A Resistance
Senior Fellow Carolin Wiedemann publishes article on Berlin's voguing culture as a form of resistance.
Meet the newly elected Board of Directors
The General Assembly elected a new Board of Directors in mid-December 2018. We wholeheartedly thank our previous board members for their passionate commitment, for their endless energy and support and look forward to engaging with them in different capacities.