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Invitation to the book launch of Prof. Nadia Jones-Gailani's new monograph

November 30, 2020

The University of Toronto Press cordially invites you to the virtual book launch of four books in the Gender and History book series.

One of the four books is Professor Jones-Gailani's new monographTransnational Identity and Memory Making in the Lives of Iraqi Women in Diaspora, (University of Toronto Press, 2020).

Register HERE for the zoom event on December 3 at 4pm EST - (8pm Vienna/Budapest/CET time)

The Department of Gender Studies mourns the victims of the terror attack in Vienna

November 12, 2020

The Department of Gender Studies mourns the victims of the terror attack in Vienna on 2 November 2020. We share, in English translation, the obituary for Gudrun, one of the victims, issued by the FrauenLesbenMädchenZentrum Vienna, with which she had been associated.

Hadley Renkin article in awarded volume ‘Queering Knowledge’

November 11, 2020

Hadley Renkin, faculty member of the Department of Gender Studies, published “Partial Perversity and Perverse Partiality in Postsocialist Hungary,” in Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices, and Investments after Marilyn Strathern, Paul Boyce, E.J. Gonzalez-Polledo, and Silvia Posocco, ed. (London: Routledge, 2020), 73-91.  

This book was recently awarded the 2020 Ruth Benedict Prize for Outstanding Edited Volume

Dorottya Szikra receives major scientific prize by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

October 19, 2020

The Department of Gender Studies congratulates Dorottya Szikra for receiving one of the major scientific prizes by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the "Bolyai plakett".

Dorottya Szikra is a visiting professor at the Department of Gender Studies.

Please find the news in Hungarian here: https://mta.hu/mta_hirei/tizennegyen-nyertek-el-a-bolyai-plakettet-110867

Anita Georgieva Lekova receives the Presidential Scholar Award

October 1, 2020

The Department of Gender Studies congratulates to Anita Georgieva Lekova for receiving the Presidential Scholar Award!

Anita is a second year MA student of the Critical Gender Studies program at CEU. 

Presidential Scholar Awards support exceptional Master's and Doctoral students whose research shows promise for the next generation.