Seminar "How Illiberal Memory Politics is Hijacking the Discourse on Antisemitism" by Prof. Pető

In this seminar organized by The Birkbeck Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Andrea Pető considers how different illiberal governments and political parties are hijacking the memory politics of the Holocaust.

Listen to the podcast "The Future of Gender Studies with Andrea Pető"

Prof. Andrea Pető discusses illiberal forces, academic freedom, and attacks on gender studies in this episode of "gender & mehr – leicht gesagt!“. This podcast from The Coordination Centre for Gender Studies and Equal Opportunities at the University of Graz examines current research and debates on the subject of gender with an intersectional approach. 

Prof. Eszter Timár publishes the article MÈRE MÉTAPHORE in the prestigious journal Angelaki

April 17, 2023

Eszter Timár, an assistant professor in our Department, published the article "MÈRE MÉTAPHORE. The maternal materiality of water in Astrida Neimanis’s bodies of water" in Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities. This journal welcomes texts working in the productive nexus in the disciplinary fields of literary criticism and theory, philosophy, and cultural studies. In her article, Prof.

Prof. Andrea Pető's podcast discusses ongoing research on Nazi collaboration and Holocaust museums

April 17, 2023

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in Holocaust museums established worldwide, prompting numerous studies examining how they portray the Holocaust. Some researchers have emphasized the dominant roles of Yad Vashem and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in creating a canon and universalizing the Holocaust narrative. Others have highlighted the variations in Holocaust commemoration around the world.