The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 2(11) 2021

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Regina Renz
Marriage in the inter-war peasant family in the light of ecclesiastical documentation based on the example of diocese of Kielce - page 9

Aleksandra Ewelina Mikinka
The return of peasant-mania. The fascination with folklore in modern polish fantasy prose - page 23

Ewa Maj
The image of the women’s social movements in the catholic press in the interwar Poland - page 37

Jolanta Chwastyk-Kowalczyk
Regina Wasiak-Taylor – culture animator, journalist, president of the association of Polish Writers Abroad in London - page 73

Barbara Klich-Kluczewska
Janina Jasicka and her “mediated archive” of the provincial board of the Women’s League in Krakow - page 117

Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka
Women’s League among indigenous women in Upper Silesia in the first years of the Polish People’s Republic - page 129

Urszula Sokołowska
The educational role of Filipinka in the Polish People’s Republic - page 143

Katarzyna Laskowska
Women’s crime in Russia - page 159

Agnieszka Śliwa
Social and cultural life in the pages of the company’s magazine Walczymy o Stal in the years 1953–1956 - page 175

Diana Dajnowicz-Piesiecka
Rodzina w świetle wybranych aktów prawnych z okresu Polski Ludowej - page 197

SPRAWOZDANIA

Magdalena Gąsowska
6th Meeting of Team Members and Associates of the Women’s History Research Center: journalists, columnists, women writers. Creators of the source message about the history of women, Białystok, April 17, 2021 – workshops - page 227

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 215

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 219



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(10) 2021

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Robert Suski
Amazons in the Historia adversus paganos of Orosius. The history of the reception and reinterpretation of the myth - page 9

Katarzyna Świetlik
Lviv legacy of Zofia Romanowiczówna (1842–1935) - page 37

Paweł Woś
Maria Wysłouchowa – a redactor, publicist, social and political activist - page 53

Ewa Maj
The second polish republic’s catholic, national catholic and national press for women: features of worldview periodicals - page 71

Adam Miodowski
“Robotnica”, “Włościanka” and “Kobieta Sowiecka” – The leading titles mass soviet women’s press at the central level (before and after World War II) - page 97

Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka
Posłanki – liderki Ligi Kobiet (na wybranym przykładzie) - page 127

Agnieszka Zaniewska
„Nasza Praca” – a monthly magazine of “guidelines” for the activities and practices of the Women’s League - page 143

Łukasz Jędrzejski
Source study of the Polish Film Chronicle (1944–1994). Biography of editor-in-chief Helena Lemańska - page 163

Justyna Granatowska
The women’s issue in the Polish Film Chronicle (research postulates in outline) - page 183

Małgorzata Dajnowicz, Urszula Sokołowska
Alone, does it mean lonely? – the image of unmarried women at the end of the Polish People’s Republic in the light of “Kobieta i Życie” - page 195

Anna Szwed-Walczak
Press interview in the polish women’s press (1989–1992) – a source of knowledge about women’s lives during the system transformation - page 213

RECENZJE

Anna Penkała-Jastrzębska
Janusz Antoni Wiśniowiecki, Ilias of Poland, eds. Przemysław P. Romaniuk, Jacek Burdowicz-Nowicki, (Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Neriton, 2018), ISBN 978-83-660118-01-3 - page 247

SPRAWOZDANIA

Justyna Granatowska
Report from the National Scientific Conference „Women’s movements in the Polish lands in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The state of research and perspectives (against a comparative background)”, Białystok–Augustów 11–14 September 2020 - page 261

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska
Scientific activity and dissemination of scientific research of the Research Center of Women’s History –the Institute of Women’s Studies in 2020 - page 271

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 283

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 287



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 2(9) 2020

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Rafał Kosiński
A few comments on the specific character of the research into the history of women in late antiquity and Byzantium - page 9

Magdalena Gąsowska
Woman’s asceticism in German pietism at the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries. Letters of faith as a source for studying the history of women’s religiosity - page 26

Beata Walęciuk-Dejneka
Mary Szetkiewiczówna’s portrait in maiden letters to her mother - page 42

Agnieszka Śliwa
The image of a woman in the provincial factory press during PRL (Polish People’s Republic) based on the magazine Walczymy o Stal in the years 1951–1956 - page 54

Łukasz Jędrzejski
Political discourse in the Polish People’s Republic in the weekly Zwierciadło. A case of dispute over the millennium of the Polish State - page 70

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska, Urszula Sokołowska
Readers letters for Kobieta i Życie and Przyjaciółka as a source of research on the daily life of women in the Polish People’s Republic - page 94

Anna Szwed-Walczak
Press as a tool of social and political activation of women in 1989–1992. Polish press for women during the political transformation - page 110

Jolanta Chwastyk-Kowalczyk
Press as a source for research on women’s activities. Selected examples of Polish émigré female journalists - page 149

Yulia Gradskova
The cold war and the Women’s International Democratic Federation: defending women’s rights and inspiring women with achievements of the state socialism? - page 172

Małgorzata Dajnowicz
The League of Women (Liga Kobiet) – the conditions for functioning of the women’s organisation in the communist system of the Polish People’s Republic (in the first period of the organisation’s activity from 1945 to 1975) - page 186

Piotr Rodzik
How are women scientifically advancing nowadays? - page 208

REPORTS

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska
Report from the Bialystok Summer School of Women’s History, Augustow 24 July – 2 August 2020 - page 227

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 231

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 231



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(8) 2020

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Lidia Michalska-Bracha
Nineteenth-century women’s egodocuments in the historian’s research workshop. (On the margins of the NPDH project: “Memoirs and letters of Polish authors from the Western Krai (Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine) 1795–1918”) - page 9

Agnieszka Szudarek
On the need to use transnational view on the ‘women question’ under the Prussian partition at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries - page 24

Joanna Morawska
The model of motherhood from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries in Polish women’s magazines – current status and perspectives of research - page 50

Katarzyna Świetlik
Leonia Wild’s letters to Zofia Romanowiczówna from 1858 to 1878 as a source for biographical research - page 67

Jolanta Chwastyk-Kowalczyk
TIcon of Polish journalism in exile from London – Krystyna Cywińska - page 88

Ewa Maj
The image of the ideal woman in “Kuźniczanka” (1931–1936) – the interwar Polish press for catholic women - page 113

Adam Miodowski
Activity of foreign women’s movements in the light of the publication „Nasza Praca” – of the journal of the Social and Civic Women’s League (1947–1949) - page 140

Anna Marcinkiewicz-Kaczmarczyk
Propaganda of parliamentary elections in the press of the Women’s League. Selected examples - page 158

Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka
Evolution of the aims of the League of Women in the years 1945–1989 in the light of its statutes - page 176

Agnieszka Drozdowska
League of Polish Women leaders and elections in the 1980s (in “Our Work”) - page 194

REVIEWS

Joanna Frużyńska
Beata Walęciuk-Dejneka, Literackie przestępczynie. Obrazy kobiecych demonów w wybranych utworach polskich. Szkice, (Siedlce: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczego w Siedlcach, 2019), ISBN 978-83-7051-962-9 - page 213

REPORTS

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska, Patrycja Dajnowicz
Scientific activity of the Research Center of Women’s History – the Institute of Women’s Studies in 2019 - page 221

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 227

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 231



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 2(7) 2019

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Ewelina Podgajna
Political agitation of women in the peasant movement press in the years 1931–1939 - page 9

Magdalena Grabowska
Transformation of women’s movements in Poland (1945–1956) - page 28

Edyta Chrobaczyńska-Plucińska
The socio-political characteristics and parliamentary activity of female MPs in the Polish People’s Republic Sejm of the second term (1957–1961) - page 59

Łukasz Jędrzejski
The image of the 1957 election to the Polish People’s Republic Sejm in 1957 in the journalism of “Kobieta i Życie” - page 77

Urszula Sokołowska
The 1975 International Year of Women in the light of “Kobieta i Życie” - page 94

Magdalena Mikołajczyk
The determinants of electoral chances and parliamentary activity of women in the Third Polish Republic. The discourse analysis in “Gazeta Wyborcza” - page 109

Anna Stocka
American women and women’s issue in “Tygodnik Mód i Powieści” in 1860–1915 - page 132

Beata Goworko-Składanek
Development of women’s press in Russia before 1917 - page 156

Krzysztof Buchowski
Lithuanian sisters Zofia and Jadwiga Chodakowski (Sofija Smetonienė and Jadvyga Tūbelienė) - page 171

REVIEWS

Anna Marcinkiewicz-Kaczmarczyk
Magdalena Grabowska, Zerwana genealogia. Działalność społeczna i polityczna kobiet po 1945 roku a współczesny polski ruch kobiecy, (Warszawa : Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar, 2018), pp. 322, ISBN 978-83-7383-931-1 - page 203

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS

Łukasz Jędrzejski
Polish Film Chronicle 1944–1994. Images of political communication, pp. 385 - page 219

REPORTS

Marcin Siedlecki
Instytut Studiów Kobiecych [Institute of Women’s Studies] and its activities in the field of research into women’s history of and its dissemination (2017–2019) - page 239

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 253

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 257



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(6) 2019

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Alicja Gałczyńska
Posłowie or posłanki? On the names of the first Polish parliamentarians.A linguistic study - page 9

Lidia Michalska-Bracha, Marzena Marczewska
Women of Lviv and equality – three lifestories. A historical and linguistic study - page 25

Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka
Women’s involvement in the elections to the Legislative Sejmin the regional press. Selected examples - page 54

Ewa Maj
The female parliamentary model in the women’s pressof interwar Poland - page 73

Jolanta Chwastyk-Kowalczyk
The civic agitation before and after the elections of 1928in the „Kobieta Współczesna” [Contemporary Woman] weekly” - page 105

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska
Women and elections in the „Przyjaciółka” [Best Friend] magazine1956–1976 - page 138

Anna Szwed-Walczak
The image of the ‘contract election’ in Poland in the women’s press - page 151

Robert Suski
Senaculum, or women’s senate in the Historia Augusta – anti-christian discourse or misogyny? - page 174

Krzysztof Kossakowski
Queen Melisende and her sisters - page 190

REVIEWS

Julita Sitniewska
Małgorzata Dajnowicz, Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka, Wiesław Wróbel (ed.)Słownik Biograficzny Kobiet Kultury. Białystok i województwo podlaskie, cz. II, (Biographical Dictionary of Women in Culture. Bialystok and the Podlasie Voivodship, volume II), (Bialystok : HumanicaPublishing, 2018), pp. 152, ISBN 978-83-946177-1-4 (whole series),978-83-946177-6-9 (vol. II) - page 213

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS

Urszula Sokołowska
Women’s social roles of in the light of the «Kobieta i Życie» journal against the background of the Polish People’s Republic’s reality in 1970–1989,pp. 363 - page 221

REPORTS

Urszula Sokołowska
IVth National Scientific Conference „Politics and Politicians in the Press of the 20 and 21st Century” – „Women and parliamentary elections”, Bialystok, June 14–16, 2019 - page 239

NOTES ABOUT THE AUTHORS - page 247

EDITORIAL REQUIREMENTS - page 251



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 2(5) 2018

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Teresa Chynczewska-Hennel
Karolina Lanckorońska (1898–2002). One Hundred And Twentieth Birth Anniversary - page 9

Marta Kupczewska
On the role of Women in the Public Life of the 17th-Century Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (in the Light of Katarzyna Zamoyska Née Ostrogska’s Correspondence) - page 24

Edyta Sacharewicz
Quiet Heroines of the Fight for Independence in Senegal - page 52

Beata Walęciuk-Dejneka
Bibianna Moraczewska’s Portrait – an Unknown Writer - page 65

Aneta Dawidowicz
The position of women in social life in the light of the National Party’s political thought - page 79

Inna Vashkevich
The image of a Soviet woman-politician in the Belarusian magazine „Rabotnitsa i Syalyanka” (1946–1991) - page 99

Agnieszka Drozdowska
League of Women in the Bialystok Voivodship – research status and research postulates - page 112

REVIEWS

Julita Sitniewska
Słownik Biograficzny Kobiet Kultury. Białystok i województwo podlaskie, cz. I, (Biographical Dictionary of Women’s Culture. Bialystok and the Podlasie voivodship, part I),red. Małgorzata Dajnowicz, Marcin Siedlecki, Wiesław Wróbel,pp. 168, ISBN 978-83-946177-1-4,978-83-946177-2-1 (vol. I) - page 131

REPORTS

Diana Dajnowicz-Piesiecka
The 3rd International Scientific Conference “Politics in the women’s press” of the “Politics and politicians in the 20th and 21st century press”, 25–26 May 2018 - page 137

NOTICES

Editorial notice - page 147

Notes about the Authors - page 149

Editorial requirements - page 153



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(4) 2018

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Agnieszka Szudarek
International Gathering of Women’s Movement Activists in Berlin in 1904 as Presented in Warsaw Weekly Press - page 9

Adam Miodowski
The Great War of Women. Involvement of the Swedish Red Cross Sisters in Helping Prisoners of War from the Armies of Central European Countries in Pre-revolutionary Russia (1914–1917) - page 47

Agnieszka Drozdowska
Outline of Wartime Life of Women from the Suwalki Governorate and the Bialystok Province in the Years 1914–1915 - page 75

Ewelina Podgajna
Woman in the Press of the People’s Movement (1918–1931) - page 94

Krystyna Leśniak-Moczuk
Women’s and Men’s Professional Activity in Eastern Poland - page 112

Piotr Chomik
About Female Deities in Germanic Mythology and Hinduism - page 137

Alesya Korsak
Social and Political Life in the BSSR as Presented in the “Byelorussian Worker and Peasant Woman” Magazine (Bielaruskaja Rabotnitsa i Syalyanka) 1924–1939 - page 154

Lubou Kozik
“Bielaruskaja Rabotnitsa i Syalyanka” (Byelorussian Worker and Peasant Woman) and the Formation of the Ideal of a Soviet Woman in the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1924–1939) - page 168

REVIEWS

Grzegorz Zackiewicz
Maria Weber, Józefa Lis-Błońska. Ucieczka z twierdzy „Bobrujsk”, Warszawa : Oficyna Wydawnicza Rytm, 2016, pp. 152, ISBN 978-83-7399-703-5 - page 183

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS

Maria Bauchrowicz-Tocka
Łomża and Its Surroundings in the Local Press During the Interwar Period, pp 426 - page 193

Notes about the Authors - page 199

Editorial requirements - page 203



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 2(3) 2017

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Beata Walęciuk-Dejneka
Independent, Brave, Modern: the Story of Maria Morzycka-Obuchowska in the Light of Selected Fragments of Her “Pamiętniki” - page 9

Joanna Morawska
The Model of a Housemaid Promoted in “Przyjaciel Slug” – a Catholic Magazine from the Turn of the 20th Century - page 23

Lubou Kozik
Women in Belarusian Social Movements in 1919–1991. The Present State of Research and Perspectives - page 41

Beata Goworko-Składanek
The Celebration of International Women’s Day in Russia in 1913–1991 - page 58

Anna Marcinkiewicz-Kaczmarczyk
The Organization Of Militia Family – Goals and the Scope of Activities (1969–1989) - page 74

Krzysztof Buchowski
Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania - page 92

Magdalena Musiał-Karg
Women on the Labour Market – Analysis of the Conditions - page 120

Diana Dajnowicz-Piesiecka
The Role of Women in Parental Child Abductions in the Light of the Examination of Records. Perpetrators or Victims of an Offence? - page 140

REVIEWS

Marta Sikorska-Kowalska
Women’s Ways to Politics (During the 20 and 21st Century). Ed. Teresa Kulak, Małgorzata Dajnowicz, Chronicon, Wrocław 2016, pp. 480, ISBN 978-83-946166-2-5 - page 157

Łukasz Jędrzejski
Mariusz Mazur, Sebastian Ligarski, The Civilization of Comunism. The Vistula Variation 1944–1956, Nation’s Memory Institute, Warsaw 2016, pp. 255, ISBN 978-83-8098-003-7 - page 163

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION ABSTRACTS

Sylwana Borszyńska
The Life of Women in Heavy Industry Łódź in 1908–1914 – Selected Issues, pp 199 - page 173

REPORTS

Urszula Ćwik, Justyna Zajko-Czochańsk
Report of II National Scientific Conference “Politics and Politicians in the Press of the 20 and 21st Century” – “The Press of Political Organisations”, Białystok–Supraśl, 29–30 June 2017 - page 185

NOTICES

Editorial notice - page 195

Notes about the Authors - page 196

Editorial requirements - page 201



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(2) 2017

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STUDIA I MATERIAŁY

Małgorzata Dajnowicz
The Celebration of 1975 International Women’s Day in the Bialostocki District (Within the Context of the Main Activities of the League of Women in the Country and Region) - page 9

Anna Marcinkiewicz-Kaczmarczyk
The Organization of Militia Family – Structure and Propaganda Activity - page 28

Grażyna Wyder
Wielkopolska Activists in the National Democratic Movement in Poznan at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries. The Sketch of Political Activities of Women - page 48

Agnieszka Drozdowska
Women and Activities of the Red Cross in the PolishTerritories Under Russian Occupation in the Years 1914–1916 Based on the Memories of a Red Cross Doctor and Laura de Turczynowicz - page 73

Barbara Drapikowska
The Participation of Women Soldiers in Combat Missions in Iraq and Afghanistan - page 92

Karolina Kuśmirek
The Service of Women in the Armed Forces - page 108

Grażyna Kędzierska
Female Economic Violence in Poland - page 125

Magdalena El Ghamari
Muslim Women from Instagram – Fashion Trends in Contemporary Arab – Muslim Cultures - page 147

REVIEWS, REVIEW ARTICLES

Adam Miodowski
Anna Marcinkiewicz-Kaczmarczyk, Women in Defense in Warsaw. Voluntary Womenʼs Legion (1918–1922) and Womenʼs Military Service ZWZ-AK (1939–1945), (“Monographs” series, vol. 116), Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw 2016, pp. 432, ISBN 978-83-7629-980-8 - page 175

Ewa Kępa
Alina Dębowska, Katarzyna Sołub, Jerzy Sołub, Catalogue of Folk Towels of Municipality of Bielsk Podlaski, Podlaskie Museum in Bialystok, Białystok 2015, pp. 216, ISBN 978-83-87026-44-8 - page 189

REPORTS

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska
International Scientific Conference “Reform and Revolution in Europe, 1917–19: Entangled and Transnational Histories”, University of Tampere, Finland, March 16–18, 2017. Notes on important events - page 207

Notes about the Authors - page 213

Editorial requirements - page 217



The Scientific Journal of the Institute of Women's Studies number: 1(1) 2016

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STUDIES AND MATERIALS

Jolanta Chwastyk-Kowalczyk
Stefania Kossowska – a Journalist of Polish Public Space in Exile in London - page 9

Adam Miodowski
Radical Feminism of Aleksandra Kollontai and Implementation Approaches of Its Principles Within Social and Custom Area of Soviet Russia - page 24

Barbara Drapikowska
Women in the Polish Army – Historical Perspective - page 45

Urszula Ćwik
The Issue of Women's Rights in “Kobieta i Życie” (1970–1989) - page 66

Grażyna Kędzierska
The Expert Witness’s Opinion in Well-Known Trials Against Women - page 84

Justyna Zajko-Czochańska
Women and Politics in Press Reviews of Selected Weeklies (“Polityka”, “Newsweek Polska” and “Wprost”) - page 101

Beata Goworko-Składanek
Russian Women in Public and Political Life in All-Russian Surveys Conducted by the Levada and VCIOM in 2005–2016 - page 123

Marcin Siedlecki
The Ethnic Identification Gaps in the National Censuses of the Visegrad Group Countries: Women vs. Men - page 138

REVIEWS

Agnieszka Szudarek
Ortrud Wörner-Heil, Adelige Frauen als Pionierinnen der Berufsbildung. Die ländliche Hauswirtschaft und der Reifensteiner Verband, University Press Kassel, Kassel 2010, pp. 488, ISBN 978-3-89958-904 - page 155

Małgorzata Dajnowicz
Natalia Jarska, Women with Marble. Workers in Poland in the Years 1945–1960, Nation's Memory Institute, Warsaw 2015, pp. 368, ISBN 978-83-7629-764-4 - page 166

REPORTS

Ewa Joanna Borodzicz, Urszula Ćwik
Report of National Scientific Conference “Politics and Politicians in the Press of the Century”, Bialystok, 16–17 June 2016 - page 179

Marcin Siedlecki
The Institute of Women's Studies – an Association of Disseminating Scientific Activities (2011–2016) - page 188

Notes about the Authors - page 195

Editorial requirements - page 201



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