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by Kiss Márta

Conference boards

    Advisory Board

    • Rosi Braidotti,Director, Centre for the Humanities, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
    • Mary S. Evans, Professor of Women's Studies, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent, UK.
    • Katalin Fabian, Associate Professor of Government and Law, Lafayette University, Easton, USA.
    • Susan Faludi, Free lance author and journalist, New York, USA.
    • Susan Gal, Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, of Linguistics, and of Social Sciences, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, USA.
    • Zita Gurmai, European MP. Member of the Committee for Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) in the European Parliament.
    • Jeff Hearn, Professor, Research Group on Gender Relations in Organisations, Management and Society, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.
    • Gail Kligman, Professor, Director of the Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Department of Sociology, UCLA International Institute, USA.
    • Mária Neményi, Vice President of the MONA Foundation for the Women of Hungary. Scientific Researcher, Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Karen M. Offen, Senior Scholar with the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA.
    • Joanna Regulska, Vice President for International and Global Affairs, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA.
    • Nóra Séllei, Professor, Department of English Literature, University of Debrecen, Hungary.
    • Pál Tamás, Director until 2009, Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Saskia Wieringa, Director of Aletta, Institute for Women's History. Professor, Gender and Women’s Same-Sex Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    • Judit Wirth, NANE Women's Rights Association, Budapest, Hungary.

    Conference Committee

    • Jasmina Lukić (Chair), Associate Professor, Head of Department, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Erzsébet Barát, Associate Professor, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary. Visiting professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Éva Federmayer, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Department of American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary.
    • Francisca de Haan, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Aino-Maija Hiltunen, Co-ordinator, Network for Gender Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.
    • Mia Liinason, Ph.D., Centre for Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden.
    • Mimoza Pachuku, Student community, Alumni, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Andrea Pető, Associate Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary. Co-President of AtGender.
    • Zach Rivers, Student community, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Harriet Silius, Professor of Women's Studies, Åbo Akademi University, Finland. Former Co-President of AtGender.
    • Iris van der Tuin, Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Culture Studies/Graduate Gender Programme, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Co-President of AtGender.
    • Berteke Waaldijk, Professor, Senior Researcher in the Graduate Gender Programme. Vice Dean for Education. Faculty of Arts and the Humanities, Utrecht University.

    Organizing Committee

    • Jasmina Lukić (Chair), Associate Professor, Head of Department, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Judit Acsády, Ph.D., Sociology Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Erzsébet Barát, Associate Professor, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary. Visiting professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Allaine Cerwonka, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Francisca de Haan, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Andrea Pető, Associate Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary. Co-President of AtGender.
    • Hadley Z. Renkin, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Eszter Zsófia Tóth, Ph.D., Hungarian National Archive, Budapest, Hungary.

    Organizational Support

    • Eszter Lénárt, organizer, CEU

    Strand Coordinators

      1. Women's and Gender Studies between Neo-discipline and Interdisciplinarity

      • Allaine Cerwonka, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
      • Zuzana Kepplová, Ph.D. Student, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
      • Ľuba Kobová, Ph.D. Student, Department of Philosophy, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia.

      2. Rooting and Shifting (in) Feminist Research: Assessing the ‘Turns’ in Feminist Theory

      • Iris van der Tuin, Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Culture Studies/Graduate Gender Programme, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
      • Beatriz Revelles Benavente, Ph.D. Student, IN3 Institute, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain.

      3. Teaching 'Gender' across the Borders of the Human, Social, Natural and Biomedical Sciences

      • Edyta Just, Assistant Professor, Department of Transatlantic and Media Studies and Women's Studies Centre, Łódz University, Poland.
      • Anna Loutfi, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
      • Éva Thun, Assistant Professor, Institute of Education, University of Pannonia, Pápa, Hungary.

      4. Located at the Crossroads of Race and Gender: Intersectional Analysis in Women’s and Gender Studies

      • Éva Federmayer, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Department of American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary
      • Kristín Loftsdóttir, Professor in Anthropology, Department of Social and Human Sciences, University of Iceland.
      • Adriana Zaharijević, Research Assistant, Faculty of Political Science, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

      5. Shifting Sexualities, Masculinities and Femininities: LGBTQI

      • Hadley Z. Renkin, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Eszter Tímár, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Kateřina Nedbálková, Associate Professor, Division of Gender Studies, Masaryk University, Prague, the Czech Republic

      6. Revisiting ‘Equality vs. Difference’: Feminism in the 21st Century

      • Mia Liinason, Ph.D., Centre for Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden
      • Eike Marten, Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology, Universität Hamburg, Germany

      7. Triple Helix of Social Inclusion: Connecting Activism, Policy-making and Gender Research

      • Eszter Zsófia Tóth, Ph.D., Hungarian National Archive, Budapest, Hungary
      • Alison E. Woodward, Research Professor, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit, Bruxelles, Belgium
      • Erika Kispéter, Ph.D. Student, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary

      8. Feminist Legacies, Feminist Futures: Generating Feminisms

      • Francisca de Haan, Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Zach Rivers, M.A. Student, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Renata Jambrešić Kirin, Researcher, IEF & Centre for Women's Studies, Zagreb, Croatia

      9. The Politics of Migration: Transnational Feminisms?

      • Harriet Silius, Professor of Women’s Studies, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
      • Ursula Apitzsch, Professor, Gesellschaftswissenschaften, Cornelia Goethe Center for Women's and Gender Studies, J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany
      • Maja Sager, Ph.D., Centre for Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden

      10. Re-Imagining ‘Europe’: Imperialism, Post-State Socialism and Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

      • Erzsébet Barát, Associate Professor, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary. Visiting Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Brigitte Schnegg, Professor and Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Gender Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
      • Manuela Coppola, Adjunct Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Calabria. Adjunct Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Università di Napoli L'Orientale

      11. Violence Revisited: Security, War and Peace Narrated

      • Andrea Pető, Associate Professor, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Nadezda Petrusenko, Ph.D. Student in History, Södertörn University College, Stockholm, Sweden
      • Mimoza Pachuku, Alumna, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary

      12. Religion Revisited: Spirituality, Gender and the Post-Secular

      • Aino-Maija Hiltunen, Co-ordinator, Network for Gender Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
      • Terhi Utriainen, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki, Finland

      13. Creativity Reconsidered: Rethinking Feminist Art, Media and Technological Practices

      • Judit Acsády, Ph.D., Sociology Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
      • Adelina Sánchez Espinosa, Prof. Dra, P., Titular de Literatura Inglesa Departamento de Filología Inglesa, University of Granada, Spain. Scientific Coordinator of GEMMA: Erasmus Mundus Master's Degree in Women Studies and Gender
      • Vita Fortunati, Full Professor of English Studies and Comparative Studies, Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Università di Bologna, Italy

      14. Students' Day

      • Aino-Maija Hiltunen, Co-ordinator, Network for Gender Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
      • Mia Liinason, Ph.D., Centre for Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden
      • Zach Rivers, M.A. Student, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Mimoza Pachuku, Alumna, Department of Gender Studies, CEU, Budapest, Hungary
      • Patricia Treusch, Ph.D. Student, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research and Gender Studies, Technical University Berlin. Ph.D. Research Training Group "Gender as a Category of Knowledge", Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany