Women, Press and Protest

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Jane Chapman (Dec. 2010) ‘The origins of a public voice for marginalised workers in French India, 1935-37’ , Web Journal of French Media Studies (WJFMS), vol. 8 ISSN 1460-6550, (Available here)

Jane Chapman (2011) ‘Counter-hegemony, newspapers and the origins of anti-colonialism in French India’, International Journal of Social Economics (Emerald),38 (2) (Jan). (Extract available here)

Jane Chapman & Kate Allison (2011), ‘Women and the press in British India 1928-1934: a window for protest ?’, International Journal of Social Economics (IJSE), 38, (8) July; .

Tulloch, J. and Chapman, J., ‘An outlaw editor in the endgame of the Indian Empire: F. W. Wilson’s radicalisation of The Pioneer 1928-29’, Media History special edition of the Journalism and History Sheffield conference papers, no 38 Aug.2012.

Chapter of a  monograph by Jane Chapman and Kate Lacey (2012) Gender, Citizenship and the Media: Historical and Transnational Perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan

Titles of Presentations, organisations and venues

2009: ‘Women, press and the relationship between economics and ideological change in French and British India 1928-48’, University of Lincoln

2010: ‘The origins of a public voice for marginalised workers and anti-colonialism in French India, 1935-37’, FRENCH MEDIA RESEARCH GROUP, Nottingham University

2010: ‘F.W. Wilson: renegade colonial newspaper editor or Indian nationalist hero?’ JOURNALISM and HISTORY, Sheffield University

2010: ‘Press, Protest and Freedom Movements in British and French India 1928-48 – do subalterns speak?’ MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY, Australia

2011, 9 Feb. launch event public talk for official opening of exhibition by the Indian Consul General.

2011, 16 Feb. ‘ India’s Secret Heritage – a Tale of Two Cities’ – Public talk, Macquarie University Art Gallery, SYDNEY.



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Prof. Jane Chapman
Professor of Communications,

Lincoln School of  English and Journalism,
Lincoln University,
Brayford Pool,

Tel. +44(0)1522 886327,
Office mobile 0789 995 5585,
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