The GenderOpen repository is a consortium project of the three university-based Gender Studies centers in Berlin. It is directed by Dr. Anita Runge, Margherita von Brentano Center, Freie Universität Berlin; Dr. Karin Aleksander, Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt Universität; and Prof. Sabine Hark, Center for Interdisciplinary Women’s and Gender Studies at Technische Universität. Other project partners are the Gender Studies Association (Gender e.V.); the META database project of the i.d.a. umbrella association of German-language Women’s/Lesbian Archives, Libraries, and Documentation Sites; the Online Gender Glossary of Leipzig; the State Working Group of Women’s and Gender Studies Institutions in Lower Saxony; and the project Online Knowledge Portal of LGBTI Health and Social Participation at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts; the Budrich Verlag, the transcript Verlag and the editorial staff of the journals Gender, femina politica, Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien, and feministische Studien.
The German Research Foundation’s project support finances three full-time positions for research assistants as well as student assistants with different thematic priorities, each based at one of the participating institutions:
She received her Master’s degree in Library Science with a thesis on the GenderOpen project. Since April of 2018 she has been working as research associate in the project. She is mainly responsible for public relations and content acquisition. She is supported by Helena Hoffmann (student assistant at the HU).Helena Hoffmann has a bachelor's degree in Pedagogic and Educational Science (University of Marburg) as well as a master's degree in Youth Welfare (FH Münster). She is currently studying Gender Studies at HU Berlin.
Former project members: