History of Science ON CALL: Chelsea Szendi Schieder
Historian Chelsea Szendi Schieder for the History of Science ON CALL project, asking:
- How can I think about a current dilemma using my training?
- What are the biggest challenges?
- What does this crisis illuminate about the role of humanities research?
- What are you, the audience, thinking about now?
Profile: Chelsea Szendi Schieder
Chelsea Szendi Schieder is a historian of contemporary Japan and an Associate Professor in the School of Economics at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan. She writes about protest, women, violence, and Japan for academic and general audiences. Her articles on women and activism have appeared in Monthly Review, Dissent, and World Policy Journal. Her work also includes Co-Ed Revolution: The Female Student in the Japanese New Left (Duke University Press, Forthcoming 2021), on the gendered politics of protest in the 1960s in Japan.
About the History of Science ON CALL Project
History of Science ON CALL aggregates and amplifies two streams of information—Research and Education—relevant to crises, including chronic disasters. The Research stream consists of short-format video interviews while the Education stream seeks to aggregate and introduce known resources and materials—scholarship and teaching tools—in order to amplify their reach.