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Celebrate International Women’s Day with a Special Issue!

AspasiaInternational Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements. It is also known as the United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.


In recognition of this day, Berghahn is pleased to offer a 25% discount on any of our Gender Studies books on orders placed within the next 30 days. At checkout, simply enter the code IWD15.

We would also like to invite you to explore a special issue of Aspasia devoted to International Women’s Day. The year 2010 marked the centennial of International Women’s Day, and the year 2011 marked the centennial of its first celebrations. Inspired by these events, this issue deals with “A Hundred Years of International Women’s Day in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe.”



VOLUME 6: Celebrating 100 Years of International Women’s Day


THEME SECTION: A Hundred Years of International Women’s Day in CESEE

From West to East: International Women’s Day, the First Decade
Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild


Together and Apart: Polish Women’s Rights Activists and the Beginnings of International Women’s Day Around 1911
Iwona Dadej and Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk


The Different Faces of a Celebration: The Greek Course of International Women’s Day, 1924-2010
Angelika Psarra


Kak v revoliutsionnoe vremia Vserossiiskaia Liga Ravnopraviia Zhenshchin dobilas’ izbiratel’nykh prav dlia russkikh zhenshchin (How in the revolutionary time the All-Russian League for Women’s Equal Rights won suffrage for Russian women)
Olga Zakuta


Clio on the Margins: Women’s and Gender History in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (Part One)
Edited by Krassimira Daskalova


Ukrainian Women Reclaiming the Feminist Meaning of International Women’s Day: A Report about Recent Feminist Activism
Oksana Kis