Anna Menyhért is a Professor of Trauma Studies at the Budapest University of Jewish Studies. She is an affiliated researcher at the Democracy Institute of the Central European University. In 2022 she is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Kőszeg.
In 2020–2021 she was a Research Fellow at the Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies in Vienna. Between 2016–2018 she was a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam. In 2016 she was an EHRI Fellow at London’s King College. Previously she led the Trauma and Gender in Literature and Culture Research Group at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, and was the PI of the project ‘Twentieth-Century Women Writers on the Net’. She was the Vice President of the European Writers’ Council, and the President of József Attila Kör, the Literary Union of Young Hungarian Writers.
She is the author of the monograph ‘Women’s Literary Tradition and Twentieth-Century Hungarian Women Writers’ (Brill, 2020), and of the bestselling fictional biography of the early 20th century Jewish woman writer Renée Erdős, ‘A Free Woman’ (2016). She is the co-editor of the book series Transdisciplinary Trauma Studies at De Gruyter, and the co-chair of the Trauma and Memory Working Group of the Memory Studies Association. She is the director of the Summer University course Transdiscplinary Trauma Studies: Trauma Through Contemporary and Historical Perspectives at Central European University, Budapest-Vienna.
Currently she is working on a book entitled ‘Trauma in the Digital Age: The Representation, Transmission and Processing of Trauma on Social Media’ (De Gruyter).
Publication and reference list: anna menyhert s publications