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Archive and Research Centre for Women's History

Archive and Research Centre for Women's History

June 8, 2021

Poster are you in this?

Gender@war? Men, women and the First World War

This lecure pictures the many positions that women and men took on during the First World War. Mobilisation, the violence of war, work on the home front, the search for intimacy through a conflict that separated loved ones … affected both men and women (and children).

Femmes et hommes en guerre, 1914-1918

Women and men to war, 1914-1918

This book focusses on the many upheavals ordinary men and women faced during the First World War and the tensions between old and new ideals. Themes as mobilisation, violence, work and the care for the wounded, intimacy and family life, charity and resistance are approached in an innovatory way.