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RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Research Projects in Bulgaria

Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Balkans: Postsocialist Feminist Analytics

Principal Investigator:
Miglena Todorova (OISE, University of Toronto)

Co-Investigator:
Lana Stermac, (OISE, University of Toronto)

Summary:
This book-length project examines relations between groups of women in socialist Bulgaria before, during and after state socialism to develop feminist interpretive paradigm that places social difference at the heart of socialist nation-building and political economy in the 20th century. The book further speaks to contemporary transnational feminist issues of women's solidarity and resistance across national and racial boundaries and amid global capitalism and violence.
 
Location of research:
Bulgaria, the Balkan peninsula, and European Union member countries generally.