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Ayşe Durakbaşa, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Ana Pajvančić-Cizelj, Evgenia Sifaki, Maria Repoussi, Emilia Salvanou, Tatyana Kotzeva, Tamara Zlobina, Maria Bucur, Anna Muller, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Lukas Schretter, Iza Desperak, Susan Zimmermann, and Marina Soroka

policies toward Ottoman Armenians from 1909 to 1916 to a defensive argument about Turkish nationalism against the stereotypical depiction of the “barbaric Turk” in Western media of the time. The second section focuses on the Indian independence movement as

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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

's discussion of the argument that those who turned to terrorism were mentally ill, without really contextualizing this gender stereotype. Nagy does not endorse this hypothesis, but in simply presenting it, she legitimizes it. Such an argument comes close to

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

of gender role stereotypes and transcending national borders. But this process also included the formation of new borders. Life as a “Scandal of the Truth” Wasilewska often described her life as a motion, a flow, or a change: “My nerves were

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Valentina Mitkova

literature were generally associated with the first successful attempts of women poets—Mara Belcheva, Ekaterina Nencheva, and Dora Gabe. It was among them that Bulgarian women writers’ first steps toward breaking the stereotypes about female literature were

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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

painting is indicative of a whole field of role construction and interchange, through the acceptance or reformation of established stereotypes. As a result, we are faced either with the same canonical modes characterizing the photographs of male painters

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Migration, Empire, and Liminality

Sex Trade in the Borderlands of Europe

Tracie L. Wilson

identities and women’s calls for emancipation, as well as fears about crime and stereotypes of the alleged predatory nature of Jews. 5 Narratives about the threat of the sex trade were also used to advance the agendas of specific activist groups, namely

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Ten Years After

Communism and Feminism Revisited

Francisca de Haan, Kristen Ghodsee, Krassimira Daskalova, Magdalena Grabowska, Jasmina Lukić, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Raluca Maria Popa, and Alexandra Ghit

similar socialist and nonsocialist countries at similar stages of economic development. The scholarship of Maxine Molyneux therefore provides an important corrective to the static and one-dimensional stereotypes about state-socialist women’s organizations

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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

subjects for musicological research. It seems that Merchant’s book, among its other special tasks, can help local musicologists to overcome stereotypes and to look at their own musical society with new eyes, taking women’s musical activity seriously and

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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

Soviet state decided that promoting greater diversity of women’s accomplishments and roles suited modernization and militarization objectives, yet subjects continued to cling to traditionally defined gender roles and stereotypes. As Choi Chatterjee has

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Larisa Deriglazova

example in terms of ‘adopted European cultural norms for those peoples who are very different from Europe, for example, Central Asia’ ( Deriglazova 2015a: 70 ). Many respondents mentioned stereotypes about Russia that exist in European countries. The media