I was born in 1964. I´m Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary and a Doctor of Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. I teach courses on European comparative social and gender history, gender and politics, women’s movements, qualitative methods, oral history, and the Holocaust.
In 2005, I was awarded the Officer’s Cross Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary by the President of the Hungarian Republic and the Bolyai Prize by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2006. In 2018 I was awarded the 2018 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values.
Author of 6 monographs, editor of 31 volumes, as well as 261 articles and chapters in books published in 23 languages. My articles have appeared in leading journals including East European Politics and Society, Feminist Theory, NORA, Journal of Women’s History, European Journal of Women’s Studies, Clio, Baltic Worlds, European Politics and Society, International Women’s Studies Forum. I´m also on the editorial board of 7 international and 2 Hungarian academic journals.
I served as a coordinator of training as a Core Group Member of GenderSte, COST Network of Women in Science, Technology and Environment and member of Horizon2020 Societal Challenge Advisory Group (2014-2016, 2016-2018) and as a member and Vice Chair of Advisory Group on Gender (2014-2016, 2016-2018). I also served as a board member (2009-2014), co-president (2011-2014) of Atgender, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation.
In the Hungarian Academy of Sciences I´m the chair of the subcommittee on history of Second Word War, member of the Presidential Committee of Hungarian Academy of Sciences on Female Researcher’s and