Uncomfortable Connections: Gender, Memory, War
Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories. Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence, eds. Ayşe Gül Altınay and Andrea Pető 2016
20 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2021
Date Written: 2016
The twentieth century has been a century of wars, genocides and violent political conflict; a century of militarization and massive destruction. It has simultaneously been a century of feminist creativity and struggle worldwide, witnessing fundamental changes in the conceptions and everyday practices of gender and sexuality. What are some of the connections between these two seemingly disparate characteristics of the past century? And how do collective memories figure into these connections?
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