Mobilizing gender for socialist modernity: the work of one Transylvanian chapter of the Union of antifasist women of Romania and the Union of Democratic Women of Romania, 1945 to 1953

My thesis looks at the local activities of the Union of Antifascist Women of Romania and the Union of Democratic Women of Romania between 1945 and 1953 and aims to argue that they not only aimed to transform women but also to facilitate state legibilization.