Aspasia – International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History
Over the last few decades, the body has become the focus of much critical scholarly attention. We are interested in innovative, interdisciplinary work about the histories of gender, the body and sexuality/ies in Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
- How were bodies constructed and gendered there from antiquity onwards through the twentieth century?
- How was sexuality socially and politically normalised?
- How did individuals negotiate the sexual/bodily selves in their societies, in daily life and in specific contexts — from religion and work to healthcare and sports?
- What did it mean to be a mainstream versus a sexually deviant person, and what consequences did such categories have for individuals and them communities they lived in?
- What role did the body play in constructing the ideal communist subject?
- How did bodies in the various contexts of (weiterlesen …)