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CEU Professor Andrea Peto recognized by University of Oslo for her work on scientific freedom

December 2, 2022

Hungarian historian, CEU professor at the Department of Gender Studies, and research fellow at CEU's Democracy Institute, Andrea Peto has been awarded the University of Oslo’s Human Rights Award for her work on academic freedom. She is receiving the prize in Oslo on December 5, 2022. The University of Oslo’s Human Rights Award is awarded annually for personal efforts and active involvement in one or more areas related to human rights issues in a broad sense. See here Andrea Peto's statement. 

Special issue of EJWS: Transformative Activism co-edited by Ayse Gul Altinay and Andrea Peto is out

November 21, 2022

How do feminist and queer activist imaginaries respond to, initiate, mitigate, enable and complicate the ongoing process of radical transformation in the world? This special issue brings together insightful analyses of how the famous feminist dictum, ‘the personal is political’ is finding new expression in this era of climatic, pandemic, economic and political crises, particularly in the European context. Check below the Table of Contents: 

Call for Applications for 11 Doctoral Candidates

November 16, 2022

APPLY NOW: The EUTERPE Consortium is looking for eleven researchers to work on the Doctoral Training Network “EUTERPE: European Literatures and Gender from a Transnational Perspective”.  11 researchers will be posted with 8 consortium member universities, 2 researchers with the Department of Gender Studies at CEU. For more information about the project check here.

Workshop “Moving Away from ‘Post-socialism’: Reconceptualizing Scholarly Approaches to Contemporary Eastern Europe and Eurasia through Feminist and Queer Theory Lenses”

October 21, 2022

Budapest, 23-25 September 2022

The workshop took place at CEU’s Budapest campus, whose currently empty spaces only emphasized the importance of re-examining the political and theoretical implications of “post-socialism.” The goal of the workshop was to critically account for the strong grip this concept has on the scholarly work engaging with contemporary Eastern Europe and Eurasia, as well as to offer potential alternatives.

Prof. Susan Zimmermann co-edits a book on women’s activism with a focus on work

October 14, 2022

Prof. Susan Zimmermann (affiliated with the CEU’s Department of Gender Studies and Department of History), together with Eloisa Betti, Leda Papastefanaki, and Marica Tolomelli, has edited the book Women, Work, and Activism: Chapters of an Inclusive History of Labor in the Long Twentieth Century.