On sexual barter in Terezin

New York University

Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
and the Network of East-West Women

 present the
Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

November 9, 2012

Anna Hájková, PhD candidate, History Department, University of Toronto
(winner of the 2013 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship)
“Sexual Barter in Times of Genocide: Negotiating Sexual Economy of the Theresienstadt Ghetto”

Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
New York University

285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)

Anna Hájková is a PhD candidate in modern European history at the University of Toronto, finishing her dissertation “The Inmate Society of Theresienstadt: A Laboratory of the Middle Class. A History of the Theresienstadt Transit Ghetto, 1941-1945.” She received her MA in history from Humboldt University in Berlin. From 2006 to 2009, she was coeditor of Theresienstädter Studien und Dokumente. She has published on various aspects of Theresienstadt, the Holocaust in the Netherlands, and the Czechoslovak association of concentration camp survivors. She is a recipient of the 2013 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship for the article on which this lecture is based, forthcoming in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society in the spring 2013.

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