Andrea Pető is a historian, Professor in the department of Gender Studies at Central European University, Vienna and Research Affiliate of the CEU Democracy Institute, Budapest. Her works on gender, politics, Holocaust, and war have been translated into 23 languages.
Her latest publication with De Gruyter is called “The Forgotten Massacre: Budapest 1944” and was published in March 2021.
In an interview with acquisitions editor Rabea Rittgerodt, Andrea Pető talked about the gripping history of the first private Holocaust memorial erected in Budapest in 1945, the importance of remembering and forgetting, and why collective memory manifested after World War II is one of the foundations of Hungarian politics today.
The conversation is also available as a podcast:
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[Title Image by Andrea Pető/private]