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The Little Entente of Women as Transnational Ethno-Nationalist Community

Spotlight on Romania

Maria Bucur

The peace treaties after World War I represented a major shift not only in the map of Eastern Europe, but also in feminist political and social activism in the region. The founding of the Little Entente of Women (LEW) in 1923 provided new

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The Little Entente of Women, Feminisms, Tensions, and Entanglements within the Interwar European Women's Movement

Krassimira Daskalova

Our Forum and my own research on the Little Entente of Women (LEW)—and on relations among Balkan women's organizations in general—are inspired by the relatively new (for Eastern and Southeastern European historiography) field of transnational and

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Alojzija Štebi, “Mišljenje javnosti i feminizam u Jugoslaviji” (Public Opinion and Feminism in Yugoslavia)

Ženski pokret [Women's Movement] 9 (1924), 376–379

Isidora Grubački

After meeting in 1923 in Bucharest, Romania, for the first conference of the Little Entente of Women (LEW), the representatives of LEW member organizations from Czechoslovakia, Greece, Romania, Poland, and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and

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Maria Bucur, Katerina Dalakoura, Krassimira Daskalova, and Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová

feminists from these and several other postimperial European countries, the Little Entente of Women (LEW), has garnered little attention among historians. The name of this network was articulated as a connection with the diplomatic antirevisionist

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Feminisms and Politics in the Interwar Period

The Little Entente of Women (1923–1938)

Katerina Dalakoura

The Little Entente of Women (LEW) was founded in 1923 during the ninth conference of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance (IWSA), which took place in Rome (12–20 May 1923), by representatives of feminist organizations from Greece, Bulgaria

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Between Transnational Cooperation and Nationalism

The Little Entente of Women in Czechoslovakia

Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová

decision was made in 1935 in Paris during a meeting of national women's committees at the Ninth Session of the ICW, when the representatives of Yugoslavia and Romania “accepted Plamínková's idea to renew the work of the Little Entente of Women.” 50

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Editor's Introduction

Sharon A. Kowalsky

Forum devoted to the Little Entente of Women (LEW), an umbrella multinational feminist organization that sought to bring together feminist groups from Central and Eastern European countries in the years after World War I to advocate for peace and

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Exhibit and Conference Reviews

Visual Imprints of Women's History; Feminism and Politics in the Interwar Balkans (1923–1939); Two Feminist Exhibitions in the Czech Republic

Valentina Mitkova, Georgios Manios, and Denisa Nečasová

Athens, and Katerina Dalakoura, Associate Professor at the University of Crete and Principal Investigator of FEPIB. The central topics of the workshop revolved around the political activities of the Little Entente of Women (LEW) within the broader

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Book Reviews

Birgitta Bader-Zaar, Evguenia Davidova, Minja Bujaković, Milena Kirova, Malgorzata Fidelis, Stefano Petrungaro, Alexandra Talavar, Daniela Koleva, Rochelle Ruthchild, Vania Ivanova, Valentina Mitkova, Roxana L. Cazan, Sylwia Kuźma-Markowska, and Nadia Danova

Encounters , article no. 26, . 7 Isidora Grubački, “The Emergence of the Yugoslav Interwar Liberal Feminist Movement and the Little Entente of Women: An Entangled History Approach (1919-1924),” Feminist Encounters

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Book Reviews

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

women's organizations in the Balkans and communication networks among them through the Balkan conferences in the 1930s and meetings of the Little Entente of Women (1923), established by women activists from Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Poland