Préface des coordinatrices


  • Iva Jelušić
  • Anna Sidorevich
  • Justina Smalkyte



Bren, Paulina, Neuburger, Mary, eds. 2012. Communism unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bucur, Maria. 2021. “Between regional and transnational contexts”. In The routledge handbook of gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia, eds. Lazda, Mara, Katalin, Fabian, Johnson Janet, 9-17. New-York, NY Routledge.

Butler, Judith. 1990. Gender trouble. New-York, NY: Routledge.

Daskalova, Krassimira. 2007. “How should we name the ‘women-friendly’ actions of state socialism?” Aspasia 1: 214-219.

de Haan, Francisca. 2010. “Continuing Cold War paradigms in western historiography of transnational women’s organisations: The case of the Women’s International Democratic Federation (WIDF)”. Women’s History Review 19(4): 547-573.

Ephgrave, Nicole. 2016. “On women’s bodies: Experiences of dehumanization during the Holocaust”. Journal of Women’s History 28(2): 12-32.

Fehervary, Krisztina. 2013. Politics in color and concrete: Socialist materialities in the middle class Hungary. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Ghodsee, Kristen. 2012. “Rethinking state socialist mass women’s organizations: The committee of the Bulgarian Women’s Movement and the United Nations decade for women, 1975-1985”. Journal of Women’s History 24(4): 49-73.

Grabowska, Magdalena. 2017. “Bits of freedom: Demystifying women’s activism under state socialism in Poland and Georgia”. Feminist Studies 43(1): 141-168.

Hamilton, Shane Lee, Phillips, Sarah. 2014. The kitchen debate and Cold War consumer politics: A brief history with documents. New-York: Bedford/St. Martin’s Press.

Hayden, Robert M. 2000. Blueprints for a house divided: the constitutional logic of the Yugoslav conflicts. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Helms, Elissa. 2012. ‘Bosnian Girl’: Nationalism and innocence through images of women. In Retracing images, eds. Šuber, Daniel, Karamanic, Slobodan, 193-222. Leiden: Brill.

Helms, Elissa. 2013. Innocence and victimhood: Gender, nation, and women’s activism in postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

Hrešanova, Ema, Michael, Paula A. 2018. “Socialist science across borders: Investigating pain in Soviet and Czechoslovakian maternity care”. Revue d’études comparatives Est-Ouest 49(1): 45-69.

Koustova, Emilia. 2017. “Equalizing misery, differentiating objects: The material world of the stalinist exile”. In Material culture in Russia and the USSR. Things, values, identities, ed.

Roberts, G.H, 29-53. London: Bloomsburry Publishing.

Krylova, Anna. 2021. “Legacies of the Cold War and the future of gender in feminist histories of socialism”. In The Routledge handbook of gender in Central-Eastern Europe and Eurasia, eds. Katalin, Fabian, Janet Elise, Johnson, Mara, Lazda, 41-51. New-York, NY: Routledge.

Lerner, Gerda. 2005. The majority finds its past: Placing women in history. Chapel Hill, NC: UNC Press Books.

Miller, Daniel, Tilley, Christopher. 1996. “Editorial”. Journal of Material Culture 1(1): 5-14.

Miller, Daniel. 2005. Materiality. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Morgan, Robin. 1970. Sisterhood is powerful: An anthology of writings from the women’s liberation movement. New-York, NY: Vintage Books Edition.

Nakachi, Mie. 2016. “Liberation without contraception? The rise of the abortion empire and pronatalism in socialist and postsocialist Russia”. In Reproductive states: Global perspectives on the invention and implementation of population policy, eds. Nakachi, Mie, Solinger, Rickie, 290-328. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nakachi, Mie. 2020. Replacing the dead: the politics of reproduction in the postwar Soviet Union. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Popa, Raluca Maria. 2009. “Translating equality between women and men across Cold War divides: Women activists from Hungary and Romania and the creation of International Women’s Year”. In Gender politics and everyday life in state socialist Eastern and Central Europe, eds. Penn, Shana, Massino, Jill, 59-74. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan US.

Prow, Jules David. 1982. “Mind in matter: An introduction to material culture theory and method”. Winterthur Portfolio 17(1): 1-19.

Randall, Amy E. 2011. “’Abortion will deprive you of happiness!’: Soviet reproductive politics in the post-stalin era”. Journal of Women’s History 23(3): 13-38.

Reid, Susan, Crowley, Davind, eds. 2000. Style and socialism: Modernity and material culture in Post-War Eastern Europe. Paris: Berg.

Rindzevičiūtė, Eglė. 2018. “Boundary objects of communism. Assembling the Soviet past in Lithuanian museums”. Ethnologie française 48(2): 275-286.

Schechter, Brandon. 2019. The stuff of soldiers: A History of the Red Army in World War II through objects. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Scott, Joan W. 1986. “Gender: A useful category of historical analysis”. The American Historical Review 91(5): 1053-1075.

von Kellenbach, Katharina. 1999. “Reproduction and resistance during the Holocaust”. In Women and the Holocaust: Narrative and representation studies in the Shoah, ed. Fuchs, Esther. Boston: University Press of America.

Waligorska, Magdalena, Yechiel, Weizman, Friedman, Alexander, Sorkina, Ina. 2023. “Holocaust survivors returning to their hometowns in the Polish – Belarusian – Ukrainia Borderlands, 1944-1948”. The Journal of Holocaust Research 37(2): 191-212.

Zalewska, Maria. 2017. “Selfies from Auschwitz: Rethinking the relationship between spaces of memory and places of commemoration in the digital age”. Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media 18(1): 95-116.

Žarkov, Dubravka. 2007. The body of war: Media, ethnicity, and gender in the break-up of Yugoslavia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.


Publié en ligne


Comment citer

Jelušić, Iva, Anna Sidorevich, et Justina Smalkyte. 2023. «  Préface Des Coordinatrices ». Connexe : Les Espaces Postcommunistes En question(s) 9 (1):3-10.



Gender and Materiality in Central and Eastern Europe in the XX c.