Partners and team
The project „Eroinele României Mari. Destine din Linia Întâi” proposed by the Fundaţia Universitară „Carol I” in partnership with Biblioteca Centrală Universitară „Carol I” and Arhivele Naţionale ale României, financed by Muzeul Naţional al Literaturii Române will be accomplished by a team of researchers pertaining to well established cultural institutions from Bucarest, Cluj and Banat.
• Mrs. Mirelle-Carmen Rădoi, President of Fundaţia Universitară „Carol I”, Assoc. Prof. Ph.D. will be the project manager
• Mrs. Adina Berciu-Drăghicescu , Prof. Ph.D. will be the scientific coordinator
• The draught aims at the making of an encyclopedic album, both in romanian and english, whose subject its the role and implication of Romanian women in achieving the goal of national unity
• In 2018 the end of the First World War will be comemorated and also the accomplishment of the Great Union , this project is designed to mark the stages of this event – in an unique way. The stages of writing, making up and editing are due to last till the end of 2017. The work, counting 350 pages, will be printed at Monitorul Oficial in 400 copies in exceptional graphic conditions on cropped paper and with cardboard covers. The album will be released by Muzeul Naţional al Literaturii Române.
• Ment to bring on the foreground the image of the Romanian ladies who took part in achieving the Great Union – the draught enhances their efforts in sustaining the ideal of a Nation. A large number of events are reflected such as bravery on the battle field – like Ecaterina Teodoroiu’s or that of the girl-hero Maria Zaharia, up to activities put in place by women from every layer of society – from nuns to socialites who got involved in humanitarian activities as doctors or nurses.
• By releasing this work, the Foundation’s goal, aimed through form and matter, its to underline and enhance less known aspects linked to the national effort – made by women for the Great Union. The encyclopedic approach gathers biographical aspects of those brave heroins who fought for their country presented in a different light. Unpublished documents were brought to a new life, documents belonging to the libraries’s special collections, national archive, convents and private archive collections belonging to the heirs of these remarkable women.