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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„A tiltakozás önmagában nem elég” – Nőjogok és az illiberális állam

A nőjogok ma kettős ostrom alatt állnak Európában: egyik oldalról a „neoliberális neopatriarchátus”, másik oldalról az illiberalizmus próbálja meg visszaforgatni az időt. Pető Andrea, történésszel, az MTA doktorával, illiberális kormányzatokról, a nőjogi szervezetek harcairól, államilag támogatott sugar-daddy-oldalakról, valamint a munkaerőpiac átalakulása és a robotizáció okozta kihívásokról beszéltünk.

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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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