Female Agrarian Workers in Early Twentieth-Century Hungary

The Making of Class- and Gender-Based Solidarities

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  • 1 Central European University zimmerma@ceu.edu
  • | 2 American International School of Budapest piroska62@gmail.com
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Contributor Notes

Susan B. Zimmermann is University Professor at the Central European University, and President of the International Conference of Labour and Social History (http://www. ith.or.at/ith_e/i_index_e.htm). She has widely published on the history of Hungarian and international social and labor policy, women’s organizations, and the politics of global inequality, including Divide, Provide and Rule. An Integrative History of Poverty Policy, Social Policy and Social Reform in Hungary under the Habsburg Monarchy (Budapest-New York: CEU Press, 2011). Email: zimmerma@ceu.edu

Piroska Nagy was born in the United States in 1962. She received her MA in Ethnography from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary. In the late 1980s she photographed the events that took place in Budapest leading up to the political transitions of 1989, and published a book of her photographs entitled Years of Euphoria (Budapest: Kieselbach Gallery, 2011). She has been working as a freelance translator and at the American International School of Budapest since 2000, where she continues to develop curriculum and teach Hungarian Cultural Studies. Email: piroska62@gmail.com


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