Judaica et Holocaustica

Announcement of the new issue of the journal

Topic: Women and WWII

 

Since 2001 the Department of General History, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava has issued Acta Historica Posoniensia, where original papers, reviews, essays, documents and papers from conferences organized by the Department and books of members of the Department are published. Within this collection, a separate annual Journal Judaica et Holocaustica has been published, that is dealing history of Jews and the Holocaust. Until now there have been published seven issues. 

The main goal of the yearbook is present original studies and papers that represent new research for understanding the topic: Women and WWII. Editors of the annual Journal are E. Nižňanský and D. Nešťáková.

 


Articles are focused on following topics:

·         Sexual violence against women during WWII

·         Prostitution during the WWII

·         Women as perpetrators – perpetrators of war crimes, guards in camps, collaborators, case studies

·         Women in resistance

·         Life of Jewish women in hiding

·         Motherhood during WWII – family life, glorification of motherhood, Lebensborn, forced sterilization

·         Gender studies and Holocaust

·         Relationship between Jewish and non-Jewish women

 


Reputable authors from following institutions contributed with their research on this issue of Judaica and Holocaustica:

 

·         Department of Eastern and South European History, Faculty of History and Art, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany

·         Department of General History, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

·         Department of History and Classics, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada

·         Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

·         Department of History, Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia

·         Department of Legal History, Janko Jesenský Faculty of Law Danubius University, Sládkovičovo, Slovakia

·         Faculty of Arts, University of Miskolc, Hungary

·         Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest, Hungary

·         Institute of National Remembrance, Cracow, Poland

 


Editors have obtained funding to publish the 7th issue of the Journal from following institutions:

Visegrad fund – Small Grant

Faculty of Arts, Comenius University

Polish Institute in Bratislava

Civil association ATID

 


The Journal is published printed. Articles are published in English and one in German.

For more information, visit the official website of the journal Acta Judaica et Holocaustica https://fphil.uniba.sk/katedry-a-odborne-pracoviska/katedra-vseobecnych-dejin/veda/edicna-a-publikacna-cinnost/acta-historica-posoniensia/

For more information, contact Mgr. Denisa Nešťáková, MA

contact: nestakova1uniba.sk

Content

Introduction ............................................................................................................... 7

ESSAYS

BUREŠOVÁ, Jana: Czech Women’s Progressive Associations

in Moravia during the Second World War .......................................................... 10

GRĄDZKA – REJAK, Martyna: Woman as victim or aggressor?

The impact of violence on the Jewish women in KL Plaszow (1942-1944) ........ 33

HAUSLEITNER, Mariana: Rolle einiger Frauen

bei der Rettung von Juden in Rumänien 1941-1945 ........................................... 50

KUNT, Gergely: The Psychological Coping Mechanisms

of a Jewish Hungarian Teenager, Lilla Ecséry,

as Reflected in Her Diary Written during the Holocaust .................................... 69

NEŠŤÁKOVÁ, Denisa – NIŽŇANSKÝ, Eduard: Regulating of Sexual

Relations between Jews and non-Jews by Ordinance Number 198/1941

Coll. of Slovak Laws in Times of the Slovak State. ............................................. 89

PAULOVIČOVÁ, Nina: “Invisible” rescuers of Jews.

The case study of housekeepers and maids in World War II Slovakia .............. 117

SZABO, Miloslav: From “National Endogamy” To “Defiling a Race.”

Gender Stereotypes in Slovak Nationalism and anti-Semitism

in the Late 19th and Early 20th Century ............................................................ 133

SZITA, Szabolcs: The Remembrance of Anna Szenes

and her Parachuting Comrades ......................................................................... 158

ŠKORVÁNKOVÁ, Eva: Slovak women in the ideology

and politics of the wartime Slovak Republic ....................................................... 171

ŠVIHRANOVÁ, Jarmila: Concepts of Womanhoodin the Writings

of Theoreticians of Race and Racism .................................................................. 195

TULKISOVÁ, Jana: Auschwitz in the Memoirs

of Jewish Women from Slovakia .......................................................................... 212

DOCUMENTS

MIČEV, Stanislav: From Šurany to a Concentration Camp – the Memoirs

of Magda Horetzká from April 1984 .................................................................... 229

NEŠŤÁKOVÁ, Denisa: Testimony of Lucja Kornhauser ......................................... 246