Prof Libora Oates-Indruchová
University of Graz
Libora Oates-Indruchová obtained her PhD from the University of Lancaster and a habilitation from the University of Szeged in Hungary. She is Professor of Sociology of Gender at the Department of Sociology at the University of Graz. Previously, she led the research field “Communist and Postcommunist Times in Central Europe” at the now closed Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres in Vienna. Her research interests include cultural representations of gender, gender and social change, censorship and narrative research. Her articles appeared, among others, in Signs, Slavic Review, Men & Masculinities, and Europe-Asia Studies. She edited two anthologies of original Czech translations of feminist theory (1998 and 2007) and acted as a guest editor for Journal of Contemporary History, East European Politics and Societies, Nationalities Papers, East Central Europe, and Österreichishes Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft. She co-edited the Routledge volume The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism: An expropriated voice (2014, ppbk. 2015) that won the BASEES Women’s Forum Book Prize in 2016). She is currently completing a book on scholarly publishing and censorship during late state socialism.