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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

-class, well-groomed nuclear family with conservative norms and gender relations. While this bourgeois model was attacked and dismantled under the Soviet regime, for the past twenty years it has been penetrating East European societies through dramatic changes

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Feminine Feminist

Şirin Tekeli

Ceylân Orhun

moods, from being happily content to hopelessly depressed; she enjoyed company while at times withdrawing into solitude. She was a self-inclined victim yet a role model and leader; she had a magical magnetism, which drew people from all walks of life

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Valentina Mitkova

/matter), subject to his guidance and modeling. One hundred years after Mara Belcheva's inauguration in the Bulgarian literary scene, the two-volume critical edition Mara Belcheva: Poezia and Mara Belcheva: Proza i prevodi , initiated and compiled by Milena

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Valentina Mitkova

various theoretical and literary-historical models of artistic reception (techniques that are certainly representative of Kirova's writing). Similar to the compositional architecture and concept of Literaturata: Udovolstvia i predizvikatelstva is the

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Gendered Images and Soviet Subjects

How the Komsomol Archive Enriched My Understanding of Gender in Soviet War Culture

Adrienne M. Harris

’t ever forget us: In cherished memory of the Hero of the Soviet Union Z. A. Kosmodemianskaia), 4 and Matvei Manizer’s model of his statue Zoia , revealed on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the October Revolution in November 1942, a version of which

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Chiara Bonfiglioli

shunned by Western activists who perceived socialist and anti-imperialist demands as a form of undue “politicization” of the conference. Olcott also discusses the competing models of modernization and development that emerged during the conference, and

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The East Side Story of Gender and Feminism

The Hungarian and Czech Cases

Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová

Fojtová in her introductory chapter to the second, “post-1989,” part of the book. Comparing feminism with the communist model of women's emancipation and with the situation in other Western and Eastern European countries, Fojtová's essay and conclusions

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

conventional approach to studying biographies of people involved in communist activity in pre- and postwar Poland, which is still dominated by the black-and-white model of narrative. 12 American historian Marci Shore has recently applied this methodology to

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Valentina Mitkova

interdisciplinary humanities, 1 as well as Robert Darnton’s model, according to which book history is a chain, a sequence of units labeled “author,” “editor,” “printer,” “carrier,” “bookseller,” and “reader.” 2 Another field of study the methodological coordinates

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Pınar Melis Yelsalı Parmaksız

education, secondary schools and high schools as well as universities were opened to girls and women, who with their education could take part in social life. The 1926 Civil Code adopted the Western-inspired model of the nuclear family. In 1930 women