New Open Access issue of Aspasia has published!

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The newest issue of Aspasia: The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women's and Gender History has published!

Open Access through the Knowledge Unlatched Select initiative


Volume 14


Editor's Introduction

Sharon A. Kowalsky


In Memoriam—Ann Snitow

Ann Snitow (1943–2019)

Janet Elise Johnson and Mara Lazda


Challenges and Pitfalls of Feminist Sisterhood in the Aftermath of the Cold War*: The Case of the Network of East-West Women

Ioana Cîrstocea

*In loving memory of Ann Snitow (1943-2019), founder of the Network of East-West Women


“The 1990s Wasn’t Just a Time of Bandits; We Feminists Were Also Making Mischief!”: Celebrating Twenty Years of Feminist Enlightenment Projects in Tver’

Julie Hemment and Valentina Uspenskaya



Educating the Other: Foreign Governesses in Wallachia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Nicoleta Roman


“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”: Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska


Instead of a Novel: Sophia Yablonska’s Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta


Stiletto Socialism: Social Class, Dressing Up, and Women’s Self-Positioning in Socialist Slovenia

Polona Sitar


Between Trauma and Resilience: A Transnational Reading of Women’s Life Writing about Wartime Rape in Germany and Bosnia and Herzegovina

Agatha Schwartz and Tatjana Takševa


Book Review Essays

Women’s Activism, the Cold War, and the UN Decade for Women (1975–1985)

Chiara Bonfiglioli


Public Health in Eastern Europe: Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova


The Making of Intellectual Women

Valentina Mitkova


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


Letters to the Editor

Response to Marina Hughson’s review of Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Feminist Activism at War: Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s, published in Aspasia 13 (2019): 216–222

Ana Miškovska Kajevska


Cherry Picking: Response to Andrea Feldman’s Review of Zilka Spahić Šiljak, ed., Bosanski labirint: Kultura, rod i liderstvo (Bosnian labyrinth: Culture, gender, and leadership), published in Aspasia 14 (2020): 196–197

Zilka Spahić Šiljak



In Memory of Marina Blagojević Hughson (February 5, 1958 – June 6, 2020)

Biljana Dojčinović and Goran Petrović


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