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Piret Karro: Honorable mention at Estonian National Contest for University Students

December 22, 2020

The MA thesis of Gender Studies Graduate Piret Karro entitled "'You're being hysterical' and 'This is a witch-hunt': Discourses discrediting gender in Estonian media" received an honorable mention at the National Contest for University Students 2020, organized by the Estonian Research Council and the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research. Piret Karro's thesis is one of three theses that received an honorable mention, next to the prizes in the humanities MA category.

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Dorottya Szikra and Eszter Varsa in Reproductive politics and sex education in Cold War Europe

December 14, 2020
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Two New Publications by Prof. Andrea Pető

December 7, 2020

“ Shame revisited in the memory politics of illiberal states,” in Shame and Masculinity. ed. Ernst von Alphen. Plural Serie (Amsterdam: Valiz, 2020), 103–113.

„Parallel Stories: The Rise of Far-Right Women’s Movements in the 1930s and 2010s,” in Back to the ’30s? Recurring Crises of Capitalism, Liberalism, and Democracy. Editors: J. Rayner, J., S. Falls, S., G. Souvlis, T.C. Nelms (Palgrave MacMillan, 2020), 277–292.

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 - (10 pm 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.