Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group

The Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group was active between 2015 - 2018 at the University of Debrecen's Institute of English and American Studies. The group was founded in May 2015, supported by a grant won from the University of Debrecen’s research fund.


  • Dr. Ágnes Györke, Department of British Studies; principal investigator
  • Prof. Tamás Bényei, Department of British Studies
  • Dr. Bülgözdi Imola, North American Department
  • Dr. Zsolt Győri, Department of British Studies
  • Brigitta Hudácskó, Department of British Studies
  • Dr. György Kalmár, Department of British Studies
  • Dr. Judit Molnár, North American Department
  • Dr. Lenke Németh, North American Department
  • Dr. Miklós Takács, Department of Hungarian Literature and Culture


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1.Third annual conference co-organised with Central European University's Department of Gender Studies, Budapest, 27-28 April 2018. The keynote speakers give talks at the University of Debrecen on 26 April 2018.
2. Volume; Affective Geographies: Mapping Cities and Regions in post-1945 Translocal Literature and Film. The book proposal has been accepted by Brill (Rodopi). Volume: Geographies of Affect in Contemporary Literature and Visual Culture. Leiden: Brill, 2020.
3. International Conference co-organised with the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy, October 20-21, 2017.
4. Second annual conference at the University of Debrecen, 12-13 May, 2017.
5. First annual conference at the University of Debrecen, 26-27 February, 2016.

1. Hajdú-bihari Napló, “Their Special Research Topic is City Studies”. May 16, 2017.
2. Hajdú Online, “City Studies and Gender - International Conference at the University of Debrecen”. May 15, 2017.
3. Introducing the Research Group in the Postcolonial Studies Association's Newsletter, Summer 2016, "Cities". London, UK.
4. Hajdú Online, “Gender, Translocality, City”. February 26, 2016.
5. Radio interview, FM90 Radio, Debrecen. Topic: the "Gender, Translocality and the City" Conference organised at the Institute of English and American Studies, UD. February 23, 2016. This work was supported by the University of Debrecen (RH/751/2015) between 1 May 2015 - 31 December 2016.

Updated: 2021.05.26.

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