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Graduate School Welcomes Jasmina Tumbas as a Visiting Research Fellow

Researcher in Munich in December 2018 and January 2019


The Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies welcomes Prof. Jasmina Tumbas, Ph.D. as a Visiting Research Fellow. In December 2018 and January 2019, the scientist will be visiting Munich. Jasmina Tumbas is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Global Gender and Sexuality Studies at the State University of New York in Buffalo, and focuses on feminist history and theories of performance, body and conceptual art especially with regard to socialist film, gender and sexuality in post-Second World War Eastern Europe (with a focus on former Yugoslavia) and contemporary activist art of ethnic Roma in the Balkan region.

At the moment, Tumbas is working on two books about "The Erotics of Dictatorship: A Visual Exegesis of Gender & Sexuality under Yugoslav Socialism" and "Media Violence, Ethnic Roma, and Art: Feminist Resistance Beyond Citizenship".

On December 19, 2018, she will give a lecture at the Colloquium of the Graduate School on "Ethnic Roma in Fortress Europe: Art and Resistance Beyond Citizenship".

We wish Jasmina Tumbas a pleasant and productive stay at the Graduate School!