What were the gender politics of WWII in Iceland? What happened to children who were fathered by British or American occupying soldiers?

Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir is a lecturer in history at the Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Iceland. She is also the leader of the project: 'In the Wake of Suffrage. Icelandic Women as cultural and political agents, (1915-2015)' at the University of Iceland ,funded by Rannis, The Icelandic Research Fund. In this podcast episode she speaks with Andrea Pető about the theoretical and methodological challenges involved in writing women’s history, how to solve the issue of elitism when focusing on women who make a difference.

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Chronological periods: 
Second World War, 1938-1945, Post WWII