relationship appears in various manifestations of gender tutelage in the field of literature, understood as a mechanism for treating women’s writing as secondary, amateur, and entangled in Pygmalion plots as a clear articulation of power in the processes of
A European Research Network Exploring the Life Histories of a Hidden Population
Kimberley Anderson and Sophie Roupetz
Through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, the research and training network Children Born of War (CHIBOW) seeks to explore the lives of children born to local mothers and fathered by enemy soldiers, occupying forces, and locally stationed and peacekeeping forces during conflicts of the past one hundred years. Born both through mutually consenting “love relationships” and from rape, children born of war are a hidden population, relatively understudied and seldom spoken about in public spheres. Fifteen early career researchers at eleven academic institutes across Europe will address this topic from a multidisciplinary perspective. This training network will act as a platform to share the life stories of people affected by war in the most profound ways and to alleviate some of the silence surrounding their experiences.
Edited by Raili Marling
systematically excluded from the canon and represented through gender tutelage. Mitkova uses the periodical press of the period and women’s correspondence and memoirs, alongside a rich array of previous Bulgarian research hitherto unavailable in English, to map
From Biography to History
her with punishment. 67 Dragoicheva had to deal not only with the above-mentioned episodes of male attacks and gender tutelage. Some preserved evidence demonstrates the existing tensions and power struggles among the different women’s units and