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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

leaders, was “self-improvement.” Regardless of their cultural capital (the Tsukunft's activities were mainly targeted at young factory or workshop laborers), young people were expected to read works of philosophy and selected Yiddish poetry and prose, and

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

communist regime, and its members were persecuted and deported from the capital. The account covers her life story through 1990. It describes her education and years as a teacher in the town of Lezha and her return to Shkodra after seventeen years of

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Nathalia Brichet

of (foreign) capital. Thus, equipped with backpacks and hammers, an increasing number of small-scale miners are taking to the mountains. Stories about the abundance of rubies and other gemstones circulate, and geological maps indicating potential ruby

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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

capital in the Polish context.” 27 I would add that the memoirs discussed here, published in 1973 and 1988, should be considered part of the history of women's struggle and mobilization in socialist Poland. They provide proof of how mothers of disabled

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Research Methodology in Kurdish Studies

Interactions between Fieldwork, Epistemology and Theory

Mehmet Orhan

set of shared cultural patterns, it ceases to be a distinct community. 2 The term ‘elite’ does not only refer to economic wealth, social class or status but also includes social capital, influence and power within the society and culture in question

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

in Central Asia. Waters compares Soviet propaganda posters in the capital of Uzbekistan with those shown in the Russian capital. She notes that during the war the Uzbek posters moved from predominantly Russian figures to representations of Uzbek

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Between Trauma and Resilience

A Transnational Reading of Women's Life Writing about Wartime Rape in Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Agatha Schwartz and Tatjana Takševa

the purpose of advancing separate ethnonationalist political agendas. Survivors’ organizations themselves contribute to this “by building on the capital of the ethics of victimization.” 80 Some of these organizations, while doing valuable advocacy and