Friday, 18th January 2019

1.00 pm Welcome and Presentation
Sabine Kalff
Humboldt University, Berlin

1.30 pm Keynote Lecture
Richard Overy
University of Exeter
Unexpected Heroes: Women and Men in the Bombing War

2.30 pm
Stefanie Schüler-Springorum Center for Research on Antisemitism, Technische Universität, Berlin
Das Bild des Fliegerhelden 1916 —1936

3.30 pm Coffee/Tea

3.45 pm
Evelyn Crellin
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.
More Than Individual Achievements: Positioning German Women Pilots on the Map of the World War II

4.45 pm
Reina Pennington
Norwich University, VT
Women, Men, and Combat Performance in Soviet Aviation

5.45 pm Coffee/Tea

6.00 pm Evening Lecture
Simone Aaberg Kærn
Artist, Kopenhagen
“Smiling in a War Zone” — Art, Propaganda and Female Strategies in the Sky. Women Flying in or with the US, Germany, USSR and UK During World War II

Saturday, 19th January 2019

10.00 am
Sabine Kalff
Humboldt University, Berlin
Women Pilots in World War II Between Military Necessity, Emancipation and Technological Progress

11.00 am
Daniela Helbig
University of Sydney “That distinct feeling”: Melitta Schiller-Stauffenberg as a Test Pilot

12.00 am Coffee/Tea

12.15 pm
Helmut Lethen
Kunstuniversität Linz
Wider die Natur der »kalten Persona«. Helmuth Plessners Anthropologie

1.15 pm Closing Roundtable Discussion

1.45 pm Lunch