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Janet Elise Johnson and Mara Lazda

work before the Germans pulled down the wall was a feminist anthology, Powers of Desire: The Politics of Sexuality (1983), coedited with Christine Stansell and Sharon Thompson. Powers of Desire was an activist-literary-scholarly cri de coeur for a

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Valentina Mitkova

and literature of early German modernity, the history of women and gender, and its articulation in the philosophical context of the Enlightenment, she was first popularized in Bulgaria by Krassimira Daskalova in her book Zheni, poi i modernizacia v

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Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art

The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia's Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni

, following her nine-month stay and study in Paris (1903), as well as the traveling exhibition of her works in Germany (1905), the painter returned to Istanbul and moved to a new studio. Her memories of this period are preserved in an exciting excerpt of her

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Selin Çağatay, Olesya Khromeychuk, Stanimir Panayotov, Zlatina Bogdanova, Margarita Karamihova, and Angelina Vacheva

of women’s mobilization for citizenship rights is not limited to Western countries such as France, Germany, and the UK but also includes non-Western states such as Russia, China, and Mexico. It also challenges the Western-centric narrations on the

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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

cultural Cold War were the countries between Germany and the Soviet Union, then called “Eastern Europe” (although Prague lies west of Vienna), which had been occupied by Soviet troops and ruled by communist parties. Both the United States and the Soviet

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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

, German, and international socialist movements at an early stage. She was an outstanding speaker and thinker, a cofounder of the social democracy movement of the Kingdom of Poland and Lithuania, and a participant in the 1905–1907 revolution in Warsaw. She

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Ana Kolarić

., 13. 12 Ibid., 22. 13 Jürgen Habermas, Sara Lennox, and Frank Lennox, “The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article (1964),” in New German Critique , no. 3 (Autumn 1974): 49–55. 14 Nancy Fraser, “Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the

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Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

in Elizabeth Wood’s The Baba and the Comrade . Alexander Ermakov in his “Nazi Germany and the Status of Women in the USSR in the 1930s,” makes provocative comparisons, showing similarities in Nazi and Soviet policies toward women in the 1930s. He

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Selin Çağatay

several aspects from the experiences of women in Western countries (such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States) who had to enter paid employment in order to replace the men who went to war. Muslim women’s participation in paid

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“Comrades in Battle”

Women Workers and the 1906 Finnish Suffrage Victory

Eric Blanc

legalistic orientation resembling the German Social Democratic Party more than the radical revolutionism of socialists operating underground in the other regions of the tsarist empire. Up through 1905, there were few political links between the Finnish party