In this episode, Kristen Ghodsee speaks with Julia Mead about reading and discussing Kollontai at the Global Socialist Feminism symposium at the University of Michigan from June 1-3, 2019. Discussed in this episode is Kollontai's 1909 piece, "The Social Basis of the Woman Question," which will be the subject of a future series of episodes.
Mentioned in this podcast are two articles:
Kristen Ghodsee and Julia Mead, “Debating Gender in State Socialist Women’s Magazines: The Cases of Bulgaria and Czechoslovakia,” History of Communism in Europe, Vol 8, 2018: 15-34
Kristen Ghodsee and Julia Mead, “What Has Socialism Ever Done for Women?” Catalyst, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2018
Also discussed in this episode is the Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF)
The intro music is a Russian version of The Internationale
More info about the host can be found at: www.kristenghodsee.com
Also see: AlexandraKollontai.com – A Website for All Things Kollontai