Aspasia Vol. 13

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Dear Colleague,


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

Berghahn is delighted to announce that Aspasia is now Open Access thanks to the generous support from a global network of libraries as part of the Knowledge Unlatched Select initiative. There are no submission or article processing charges (APCs) for authors of articles published under this arrangement, resulting in no direct charges to authors.


Volume 13 – OPEN ACCESS!


From the Editors


Sharon A. Kowalsky


In Recognition: Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild


Report from the Region: The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*


General Articles

Masculinity on Stage: Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou


Issues of Gender Representation in Modern Greek Art: The Case of Thaleia Flora-Caravia’s Photographic Images and Self-Portraits

Despoina Tsourgianni


Motherhood and Survival in the Stalinist Gulag

Elaine MacKinnon


"Maternal Impressions": Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula


A Gloomy Carnival of Freedom: Sex, Gender, and Emotions among Polish Displaced Person in the Aftermath of World War II

Katarzyna Nowak

The Source

"Amongst Affectionate Female Friends": Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteeth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett


"Medusa's Smirk" (1975) by Mihaela Miroiu

Maria Bucur


Book Review Essays

Women and War in the Balkans: A Comparative Review Essay

Maria Bucur


New Feminist Perspectives on the History of the Twentieth Century

Melissa Feinberg


Fairy Whisperer's March to the East

Marija Bularović and Višnja Krstić


Becoming Communist: Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild


New Perspectives on Bulgarian Women of Letters

Valentina Mitkova


Gender Identities in Women's and Feminist Periodicals in Serbia

Ana Kolarić


The East Side Story of Gender and Feminism: The Hungarian and Czech Cases

Gabriela Dudeková Kováčová


Book Reviews



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