Chiara Bonfiglioli

is a Lecturer in Gender & Women’s Studies at University College Cork. She received her MA and PhD in Gender Studies from Utrecht University. Between 2012 and 2017 she held post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Edinburgh (UK), the University of Pula (Croatia), and the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna (Austria). Her research addresses gender and women’s history from a transnational perspective, with a specific focus on the former Yugoslavia and Italy. She recently completed a monograph titled Women and Industry in the Balkans: The Rise and Fall of the Yugoslav Textile Sector (I.B. Tauris, forthcoming 2019).

AFŽ Activists’ Biographies: An Intersectional Reading of Women’s Agency

AFŽ Activists’ Biographies: An Intersectional Reading of Women’s Agency

Introduction The experience of entering an archive is always an affective experience, an encounter. As Antoinette Burton notes, “history is not merely a project of fact-retrieval (…) but also a set of complex processes of selection, interpretation, and even creative invention – processes set in motion by, among other things, one’s personal encounter with the archive, the history of the… Read more →