Object

Title: Spaces of Knowledge and Gender Regimes: From Double Marginalization to a Gendered History of Knowledge in Central and Eastern Europe

Creator:

Kraft, Claudia (1968- )

Date issued/created:

2018

Resource Type:

Article : original article

Subtitle:

Gender and Science in East Central Europe ; Acta Poloniae Historica T. 117 (2018)

Contributor:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences ; Polish National Historical Committee ; Hyatt, Francesca. Trans.

Publisher:

Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

p. 7-25 ; 23 cm

Abstract:

The article explores the heuristic potential of gender studies and area studies (especially those concerned with Central and Eastern Europe) and appeals for a decentring of research units such as ‘general history’ and ‘Europe’ within historiography. It criticises the often mechanical use of spatial categories that ignores the fabrication of spaces by area specialists, and the reification of gender identities within women’s and gender studies. It argues for a combination of gender and area sensitive research in order to evade the juxtaposition of constructivism vs. essentialism. History of knowledge and feminist theory of science are described as useful tools for such an approach.

References:

Butler Judith, Gender Trouble. Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (New York et al., 1990). ; Chakrabarty Dipesh, Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton, 2000). ; Dale Gareth, Miklóssy Katalin, and Segert Dieter (eds.), The Politics of East European Area Studies (London, 2016). ; Haraway Donna, Simians, Cyborgs, and Women. The Reinvention of Nature (New York and London, 1991). ; Hark Sabine, Dissidente Partizipation. Eine Diskursgeschichte des Feminismus (Frankfurt am Main, 2005). ; Hassauer Friederike, Homo. Academica. Geschlechterkontrakte, Institution und die Verteilung des Wissens (Wien, 1994). ; Kraft Claudia, Die Polin als Staatsbürgerin: Reformdebatten in der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts (Leipzig, 2009). ; Krzoska Markus, Lichy Kolja, and Rometsch Konstantin, ‘Jenseits von Ostmitteleuropa? Zur Aporie einer deutschen Nischenforschung’, Journal of Modern European History, xvi (2018), 40–63. ; Massey Doreen, ‘Politics and Space/Time’, New Left Review, 196 (1992), 65–84. ; Pechriggl Alice and Bidwell-Steiner Marlen (eds.), Brüche, Geschlecht. Gesellschaft. Gender Studies zwischen Ost und West (Wien, 2003). ; Sarasin Philipp‚ ‘Was ist Wissensgeschichte?’, Internationales Archiv für Sozialgeschichte der deutschen Literatur, xxxvi, 1 (2011), 159–72. ; Scott Joan Wallach‚ ‘Gender. A Useful Category of Historical Analysis’, American Historical Review, xci, 5 (1986), 1053–75. ; Tötösy de Zepetnek Steven‚ ‘Configurations of Postcoloniality and National Identity: Inbetween Peripherality and Narratives of Change’, The Comparatist: Journal of the Southern Comparative Literature Association, xxiii (1999), 89–110. ; Wolff Larry, Inventing Eastern Europe: the Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment (Stanford, 1994). ; Zarycki Tomasz, Ideologies of Eastness in Central and Eastern Europe (London, 2014).

Relation:

Acta Poloniae Historica

Volume:

117

Start page:

7

End page:

25

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:72195 ; 0001-6829 ; 2450-8462 ; 10.12775/APH.2018.117.01

Source:

IH PAN, sygn. A.295/117 Podr. ; IH PAN, sygn. A.296/117 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

eng

Rights:

Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 4.0 license

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. [CC BY-ND 4.0] May be used within the scope specified in Creative Commons Attribution BY-ND 4.0 license, full text available at: ; -

Digitizing institution:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of History PAS

Projects co-financed by:

National Programme for the Development of the Humanities

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