No. 14: Scientific Ways of Looking

National Geographic and the Modern Lens of Empire by Leila A. McNeill

Picture Protectorate: Power and Postcards in Empire by Anna Reser

This month we write about Western scientific ways of looking at women from the East, historically known as the Orient. Leila writes about how Arab women are 'ethnogrophized' in a contemporary imagination, and Anna examines the images of women on 19th century postcards.