Calendar: Lecture

Melissa Feinberg: “Is It Democracy If the Husband Makes Decisions Autocratically?” Gender, Citizenship and the Meaning of Democracy in Interwar Czechoslovakia

The public lecture will examine debates over gender and citizenship in interwar Czechoslovakia and put these debates into the wider East-Central European context. It will concentrate on intersections between the private and public realm, as in family and marriage law. It will argue that debates over women’s rights in the Czech lands stemmed from fundamental […]

The Anthropologist as Spy? Prof. Katherine Verdery on fieldwork in Romania and her secret police file

The Department of Ethnology, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, is pleased to invite you to the lecture “The Anthropologist as Spy? Notes on a Secret Police File” by prof. Katherine Verdery (Graduate Center, City University of New York). The lecture is a part of „Balkans and Anthropological Imagination“ series organized by the Department of Ethnology. […]