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Prof. Andrea Peto joins the research project "Contested Legacies" supported by a grant from the Priority Research Area (Heritage)

October 13, 2022

Prof. Andrea Peto joined the research project "Contested Legacies. Central and Eastern European and Southern European competing narratives on authoritarian lieux de memoir", supported by a grant from the Priority Research Area (Heritage) under the Strategic Programme Excellence Initiative at the Jagiellonian University. This research project aims at establishing an international research platform consisting of researchers from several European universities.

One-day Conference “Women's transnational activism in the Twentieth Century: framing the Chinese case in a global perspective”

October 13, 2022

Session 1
10.45 – 11.30 Francisca de Haan, Central European University/IISG
Global Socialist Feminists and the “Century of Women”: Recent Publications and New Findings
Q&A

11.45 – 12.30 Eloisa Betti, Bologna University
Italian Left-wing Women's Agency and International Exchanges across the Iron Curtain
Q&A

12.45 -14.15 Lunch Break

Prof. Andrea Peto co-coordinates a new research project on Holocaust Museums

October 4, 2022

Andrea Peto is co-coordinating a research project at the University College Dublin’s Centre for War Studies funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation: “When Nationalism Fails. A Comparative Study of Holocaust Museums in ex-collaborationist countries”. This interdisciplinary, collaborative research project looks at Holocaust Museums in Hungary, Ukraine, Slovakia, Croatia, Italy, and Poland.

Academic Success in Gender Studies during War, Anti-Gender Attacks, and Pandemic

September 20, 2022

Is it even worth investing years in writing scientific papers when the world is falling apart around us? The book launch on 14th September 2022 invited graduates of CEU Department of Gender Studies and gender researchers from Austria to share their personal stories and present their recent publications. Andrea Pető opened the event by emphasizing that it is important to tell “better stories” during the time of “grim stories”.

First publication by Saskia Stachowitsch and Julia Sachseder in FWF project “Risky Borders. Gender and Race in EU Border Security”

July 16, 2022

Saskia Stachowitsch and Julia Sachseder (affiliated with the CEU’s Department of Gender Studies and Department of IR), together with Clemens Binder, have published “Gender, race, and crisis-driven institutional growth: discourses of ‘migration crisis’ and the expansion of Frontex”. Their article, which has appeared in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, explores how migration movements at the EU’s external borders are increasingly understood and governed through a logic of crisis that draws on g