Imke Rajamani has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2016
The Max Planck Society honours every year up to 30 young scientists for outstanding scientific achievements.
Imke Rajamani, researcher at the Center for the History of Emotions, has been awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2016 for her dissertation entitled „Angry young men: Masculinity, citizenship and virtuous emotions in popular Indian cinema.” Her work describes the relation of anger, democracy and masculinity in India’s postcolonial history. The dissertation presents an innovative method of doing conceptual history with multimedia semantic networks in order to access cinema and other popular media as sources for the history of emotions. The Max Planck Society honors junior researchers for their outstanding scientific achievements with the Otto Hahn Medal.