Open Lecture by Angela Kocze on Transgressing Borders: Feminist activist-scholars pursuing critical knowledge

September 13, 2017

Angéla Kóczé, Assistant Professor of Romani Studies and Academic Director of the Roma Graduate Preparation Program at Central European University, Budapest delivered an open lecture on Romani Feminist activist-scholars challenging the mono-focal and one-dimensional identity politics in Roma Civil Rights Movement and explored the academic potential of feminist activist scholarship. The presentation took stock of previous critical writings on knowledge production and political activism and brought to the fore the racialized and gendered lived experiences of Romani and other racialized women in the academia, in order to highlight mechanisms of oppressive hierarchization and argued for an epistemic change. 

The open lecture lecture was part of the Department of Gender Studies CEU MA Zero Week.

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