Final Lecture in spring lecture series on anti-gender movements as challenges to human rights

Andrea Pető, Professor at Central European University, Budapest, is the 8th and last lecturer in the RIKK & UNU-GEST 2018 spring term lecture series. Her lecture is titled: “Anti-gender movements as challenges to human rights”, and will take place on Tuesday, 8 of May, from 12.00-13.00, in Veröld — Vigdis’ House, University of Iceland.

Andrea Pető is Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary and a Doctor of Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. She is teaching courses on European comparative social and gender history, gender and politics, women’s movements, qualitative methods, oral history, and the Holocaust. Author of 5 monographs, editor of 31 volumes, as well as 261 articles and chapters in books published in seventeen languages. She is on the editorial board of 6 international and 2 Hungarian academic journals. She also serves as an associate editor for The European Journal of Women’s Studies.

In her talk, Prof. Pető is analysing the state of anti-gender movements in Europe and assessing the impacts of counter strategies by progressive actors. She will agrue that anti-gender movements are a new phenomenon in European politics which require new methods to react from progressive forces.

The lecture is like always in English, open to everyone and admission is free. The event is on Facebook.