Andrea Pető

Andrea PETŐ is Professor at the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, a Doctor of Science of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, working on 20th century European social history and gender. She has written four monographs and edited thirty-one volumes; her works have appeared in 17 different languages. She serves as an associate editor for the European Journal of Women’s Studies.


Europe Will Not Collapse But It Might Rot From Within

CEU gender studies professor Andrea Pető explores the challenge that illiberal regimes pose for gender equality and the values of modernity.

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“Resistance Alone Is Not Enough” – Women’s Rights and Illiberal Democracies

Andrea Pető, a historian and professor at Hungary's Central European University, discusses the struggles of women’s rights activists and organisations in the context of illiberal governments, arguing that identifying the mechanisms which undermine or threaten to roll back social progress helps us to better understand these forces.

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