Shame and the memory politics of illiberal state

Date: 25/11/2020

Time: 19.00 - 20.00

Location: online

Keynote lecture by Andrea Peto

This online event is part of OPEN UP! The Heritage Contact Zone Week of Contested Heritage and of SHAME! Exploring Masculinities. Peto is an author of SHAME! and Maculinities

Andrea Peto (b. 1964) is a historian and a professor at the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University, Budapest, and a Doctor of Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Her works on gender, politics, Holocaust, and war have been translated into 23 languages. In 2018 she was awarded the 2018 All European Academies (ALLEA) Madame de Stael Prize for Cultural Values. Recent publications include The Women of the Arrow Cross Party: Invisible Hungarian Perpetrators in the Second World War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). Pető lives in Budapest and in Vienna.