Zsófia Lóránd

Zsófia Lóránd is the author of The Feminist Challenge to the Socialist State in Yugoslavia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). She reasearches the intellectual history of feminism in post-WWII state-socialist Eastern Europe and the conceptual and cultural history of violence and women’s rights.

She was the project leader of the JAK-Solitude residential art program between 2005 and 2014 and was the editor of the BÓRA Books, a fiction series publishing South Slavic women’s literature in Hungarian language.

She worked for 8 years as an SOS helpline volunteer of NANE, the Hungarian feminist organisation focusing on domestic violence and as a trainer in the field of gender based and domestic violence.


Cover for: Creating feminism in the shadow of male heroes

The widespread fear from the label of radical feminism has blurred the interpretation of pre-1989 women’s movements. A generational clash further complicates the process of remembrance. The superficiality of post-feminism and gender mainstreaming threatens to erase the struggles of yet another feminist generation.