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2 Note on Contributors Izabella Agárdi Izabella Agárdi is a graduate student at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. She holds a BA in English studies from the University of Szeged, Hungary and an MA in Gender studies from Central European University. Her research field is oral history, gender studies, socialism, rural women s history and literary theory. Her dissertation is on the narrative construction of female identity and subjectivity in post-socialist Romania, Serbia and Hungary. Sophia Aneziri Sophia Aneziri (Athens, 1967) graduated from the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens. She completed post-graduate studies in Ancient History and Epigraphy at the University of Heidelberg. She is a lecturer in Ancient History and Epigraphy at the University of Athens. Main publications: Die Vereine der Dionysischen Techniten im Kontext der hellenistischen Gesellschaft (Historia Einzelschriften 163, Stuttgart 2003), Indices du Bulletin épigraphique des années , 3 vols., S. Aneziri, N. Giannakopoulos et al. (Meletemata 43, Athens 2005). Claudia Bertazzo Claudia Bertazzo (1980), graduated in History from the University of Padua in 2004 and obtained her Ph.D at the History Department of the University of Padua. Her Ph.D research concerns the political culture and the social structure of communal society in the 13th century in the centre-west Italy, with particular focus on communal legislation. Eloisa Betti Eloisa Betti (1981), graduated in Contemporary History from the University of Bologna in 2004 with a dissertation in History of Labour. Currently she is a doctoral student at the History Department of the University of Bologna. In 2004 she published an essay on Donne e precarietà del lavoro in Italia [Women and precarious employment in Italy] in I. Masulli (ed.), Precarietà del lavoro e società precaria nell Europa contemporanea [Precarious employment and precarious society in Contemporary Europe], Carocci, Rome and in 2005 a book entitled Mutamenti nei rapporti di lavoro dalla crisi degli anni 70 alla flessibilità [Changes in labour relationship from the Seventies to the present day in Italy], In Edition, Bologna.
3 234 Gender Mireia Ferrer Alvarez Mireia Ferrer Alvarez is Doctor in Art History (University of Valencia) with a doctoral dissertation entitled Paris y los pintores valencianos She completed her studies at the University of Valencia, Université Paris Sorbonne IV and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales de Paris. Her fields of research are linked with Cultural Studies and Social Art History, gender and Art History studies and local and patrimonial Art History. Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir is a doctoral student in history at the University of Iceland. Her research field is women s and gender history in the late 19th and early 20th century. The working title of her doctoral thesis is The construction of gender in Iceland Dimitra Lampropoulou Dimitra Lampropoulou is a doctoral student in the History Department of the University of Athens. In her dissertation she studies the working relations and everyday lives of construction workers in postwar Athens. Her research interests concern contemporary and labor history, oral history and the history of subjectivity. She is the author of the book Grafontas apo ti fylaki. Opsis tis ypokimenikotitas ton politikon kratoumenon [Writing from the Prison. Facets of Political Detainees Subjectivity ], Nefeli Publishers, Athens Tea Mayhew Tea Mayhew graduated in Philosophy and History from the University of Zagreb where she also obtained her MA in history. She completed her Ph.D dissertation, entitled Zadar s hinterland between Ottoman and Venetian rules at the University of Padua as a scholar of the Interreg InterAdria IIIA project; she works as curator at the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral in Rijeka. Andrea Pető Prof. Dr habil. Andrea Pető was born in 1964 in Budapest, Hungary. She is an associate professor at University of Miskolc, where she directs the Equal Opportunity and Gender Studies Center and an associate professor at the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University where she is teaching courses on social and cultural history of Europe. Her books include: Women in Hungarian Politics (Columbia University Press/East European Monographs New York, 2003), and Geschlecht, Politik und Stalinismus in Ungarn. Eine Biographie von Júlia Rajk. Studien zur
4 Note on Contributors 235 Geschichte Ungarns, Bd. 12. (Gabriele Schäfer Verlag, 2007). Presently she is working on gendered memory of World War II and political extremisms. Ilaria Porciani Ilaria Porciani (Rome 1952) is professor of Modern and Contemporary History and the History of Contemporary Historiography at the University of Bologna. Winner of the Acqui Storia Prize for La festa della nazione, she has published extensively on the history of the historiography, of the university and education, gender history, and the history of nationalism. She is a member of the board of directors of the journal Passato e Presente. Together with Mary O Dowd, she co-edited History Women, special issue of Storia della Storiografia. She is presently editing, with Jo Tollebeek, Setting the standards. Institutions, networks and communities of European Historiography and, with Lutz Raphael, Institutions of national Historiography: European Atlas, both for Palgrave Macmillan. Vasiliki Rapti Vasiliki Rapti studied Greek philology in the University of Athens. She received her MA in Modern European History from University of Athens. In her dissertation she studies the Greek welfare state focusing on the Institute of Social Insurances in post war Greece. Her research interests concern contemporary social, labour and gender history. Maria Cecilia Vignuzzi Maria Cecilia Vignuzzi (1981) studied Contemporary History at the University of Bologna where she took her degree in She has now completed a co-tutorship Ph.D at the University of Bologna and the École Pratique des Hautes Études of Paris, under the supervision of Ilaria Porciani and Gilles Pécout. Her research interests concern cultural and gender history in a comparative perspective. In her dissertation she studied the female participation in independent opinion setting journalism in Italy and France at the turn of the 19th century. Yannis Yannitsiotis Yannis Yannitsiotis is a lecturer in History at the Department of Social Anthropology and History of the University of the Aegean and is collaborating with the University of Athens. He is the author of the book I kinoniki istoria tou Pirea. I sygrotisi tis astikis taxis, [The Social History of Piraeus. The Making of the Middle Class, ], Nefeli Publishers, Athens His research interests lie in the social and cultural formation of urban place during 19th and 20th centuries.