Mühlhäuser 2011 Victims

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Speaker: Regina Mühlhäuser

Title: Sexual Violence in German Victimhood Discourse

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Conference: Victims of International Crimes. Philipps-Universität Marburg (October 6-8, 2011)

Place: Marburg

Date: October 7, 2011

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | German History, Russian History | Types: Wartime Rape / Second World War



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Speaker: Regina Mühlhäuser, Hamburger Institut für SozialforschungWikipedia

Abstract: »REGINA MÜHLHÄUSER (Hamburg) shifted the focus by stressing the socially constructed nature of victims and perpetrators. She used the example of the prevailing (West) German narrative of rape conducted by the Red Army in the aftermath of the Second World War, and outlined the political reasons for why only rape conducted by Soviet soldiers is remembered.« (Source: Kathleen Rother. H-Soz-u-Kult (February 11, 2012).)

Wikipedia: War rape: Soviet war crimes, World War II


Added: August 23, 2014 | Last updated: August 23, 2014