Cultures of War: Homefronts

Saturday’s panel “Homefronts”, part of this past weekend’s international symposium Cultures of War: From the French Revolution to the Russian Revolution, saw a lively discussion of the domestic experience of war, focusing on the social consequences of mobilization for warfare

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Women Soldiers: Anna Krylova and Soviet Gender Categories

Elizabeth Banks is a Graduate Student in NYU’s History Department.

“God blessed Vasilisa with the greatest courage of all”

Last Friday the Jordan Center joined with the NYU History Department’s History of Women and Gender group to welcome Anna Krylova to Washington Square. We enjoyed a lively discussion, stimulated by Krylova’s paper on how findings from her research into Soviet re-thinking of gender categories and the acceptance of the woman-soldier identity can be applicable to the field of gender history as a whole.

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