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Who Is Afraid of Feminist Thought?

In Memoriam: Hana Havelková (18 September 1949–31 October 2020)

Veřa Sokolová and Libora Oates-Indruchová

-something years of British, American, French, or German feminist theorizing at their fingertips, but they had something to say on the subject of gender and philosophy in freshly postsocialist Central Europe. Libora first met Hana in another iconic company, at a

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Women's Work and Men

Generational and Class Dimensions of Men's Resistance to Women's Paid Employment in State-Socialist Poland (1956–1980)

Natalia Jarska

family, particularly through companionship. 8 As Christine von Oertzen and Almut Rietzschel have shown, a male breadwinner ideology existed on both sides of the German Iron Curtain, albeit in different forms. Despite a political drive for the employment

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

study of forced sterilization in Nazi Germany and a comprehensive volume on women in European history since the Middle Ages, which was soon translated into several languages. As a cofounder and board member of the International Federation for Research in

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Olesya Khromeychuk

authors of different ideological persuasions “criticized the restriction of the ‘woman’s sphere’ in Germany to the family life and the ‘three Ks’ ( Kinder, Kirche, Kuche —children, church, kitchen).” Havryshko argues that “the emancipatory movement of the

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

-called Western Ukraine between the beginning of the German-Polish and the German-Soviet conflicts, pointed out her “fanaticism,” her “religious ecstasy,” “exaltation,” “mysticism of Saint Theresa of communism.” 21 Both observations, highly critical of communism

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Melissa Feinberg

could be used by RFE scriptwriters for research purposes. 13 Reports were filed in the original language, with summaries, commentary, and subject headings in English. Some Items were translated into English or German for use by workers from any of the

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

the “Springtime of Nations” in 1848, of which Poland played a small and rather insignificant role compared to the larger and more successful uprisings in the nearby German and Hungarian lands. Żmichowska and her three friends received the worst

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Sharon A. Kowalsky

Polish Displaced Persons in the Aftermath of World War II,” examines another aspect of the post-1945 Polish experience, focusing on Polish displaced persons (DPs) interred in Germany and Austria after the war. Situating her argument within the growing

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Valentina Mitkova

, individual asceticism, and unusual personal choice to “reflect” the presence of the remarkable male intellectuals who crossed her life—Hristo Belchev, Pencho Slaveikov, Petko Todorov, the German Slavist Georg Adam, Petar Dunov, and others. In cases when the

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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

“polonizing” the population, for example, the expulsion of Germans and Jews from postwar Poland, 23 there is relatively little on other attempts to refashion populations, including rehabilitation and disability politics. Attention to disability thus allows us