Réka Deim is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, University of Amsterdam, participant of SPEME - Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia and member of the research group Post Memories: Intergenerational Narratives of Conflict and of NICA - Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis. She obtained an MA degree in Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam (2013) and previously she completed master’s programmes in Art History and English Literary Studies in Budapest (2011). Her research revolves around memory politics, traumatic heritage and art. Her current project focuses on public remembrance in Hungary's illiberal democracy through museums, memorials and memory activism.
Conferences and workshops
- Annual Memory Studies Association Conference. Complutense University Madrid, Spain, 25-28 June 2019
- Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe. 26th International Conference – Council for European Studies. Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, 20-22 June, 2019
- Jornadas de Arte y Memoria. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27-28 March, 2019
- Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers – 8th Euroacademia International Conference. Lucca, Italy, 28-30 September 2018.
- Trauma Studies in the Digital Age. NIAS, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10-12 May, 2017
- Guest researcher at Universidad Nacional de Colombia: "SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia” Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange, 2019
- Guest researcher at Univesidad de Buenos Aires: "SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia” Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange, 2019
- Residency program in Sarajevo: East Art Mags – Platform for Art Journalism in Central-Eastern Europe, 2018
- Selected participant of the Exhibition Analysis in Practice curatorial program at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design and University of Amsterdam, 2011
- Erasmus sholarship at Radboud University Nijmegen, 2010
- Bilateral state scholarship at University College Dublin: Plantation, Migration and the Northern Irish Conflict summer university course, 2007