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Bargaining for humanitarian aid across the Iron Curtain: Western relief workers in Romania in the late 1970s

Gatejel, Luminita


In the 1970s, two floods and an earthquake turned state socialist Romania into a recipient of significant international humanitarian aid. Western relief organisations came to Bucharest to negotiate the terms of their assistance. Drawing on material from German, Swiss and Romanian archives, this article argues that giving and receiving across the Iron Curtain were deeply embedded in the systemic ...


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