Alma M. Kalrin sitting in front of her collection she assembled during her journey

Alma Maximiliana Karlin

A Woman Writer Who Transcended Boundaries of Her Time Written by Anja Polajnar, PhD student at the Graduate School, University of Nova Gorica Alma Maximiliana Karlin (1889-1950) is known as a writer, extraordinary traveller of her time, female personality, intellectual, cosmopolitan, polyglot, translator, amateur researcher, theosophist. In the years 1919-1927, Read more…

Bulgarian woman writer and important public figure during the late Ottoman period.

Ekaterina Vassileva

A Bilingual Bulgarian Woman Writer from the late Ottoman period Written by Lora Haralambieva, PhD student at Sofia University Ekaterina Vassileva (1852-1926) was a Bulgarian woman writer and important public figure, associated with the activities of the Bulgarian community in Romania during the late Ottoman period. On her mother’s side Read more…

Zofka Kveder was the most distinguished Slovenian woman writer in the beginning of the 20th century.

Zofka Kveder

Zofka Kveder – first Slovenian professional woman writer Written by Darko Ilin, M.A. student, University of Nova Gorica Zofka Kveder (1878–1926) significantly contributed to the cultural life in Slovenia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. She was the most distinguished Slovenian woman writer in the Read more…

Princess Elena Ghica, a Romanian woman writer and feminist.

Dora d’Istria

Dora d’Istria , a cosmopolitan Romanian woman writer Written by Andrei Laura, Bădălan Sofia, Crivăț Georgiana, Geantă Diana, Popescu Maria, Vasile Diana, Vlădoiu Andra-Mihalea, MA students at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University, Bucharest under the coordination of Assoc. Professor Carmen Dutu Dora d’ Istria (1828-1888) is Read more…

Marija Jurić Zagorka is one of the most important Croatian public figures in the 20th century.

Marija Jurić-Zagorka

Marija Jurić Zagorka, advocate of women’s rights Written by dr. Maša Grdešić, University of Zagreb Marija Jurić Zagorka (1873-1957) is one of the most important Croatian public figures in the 20th century. She was a writer, journalist and political activist. In all her endeavours, Zagorka consistently championed Croatian political independence, Read more…