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Andrea Peto: Speaking of the Unspeakable

The book of our Research Affiliate, Andrea Peto takes on the challenge of telling the story of sexual violence against women by German, Soviet and Hungarian soldiers in Hungary during World War II.

Published now in German, the book uses feminist methodology to provide answers to the following questions: Which events and narratives shaped the collective memory of wartime rape? What contributed to the spiral of silence? And finally, how did the history of wartime rape become a widely used weapon on the battlefield of contemporary politics of remembrance?

Learn more about it (in German) here.

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