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ISSN 2043-7633

Anna Menyhért

Anna Menyhért is a senior Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam. Previously she worked at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, as the Principal Investigator of the Trauma and Gender in Literature and Culture Research Group. Her interdisciplinary research interests include digital/cultural trauma studies, social media research, cultural studies, memory studies, literary studies, women’s literature, life writing and creative writing. Her monograph, titled ‘20th Century Women Writers and the Canon: The Hungarian Case’ will appear in the ‘Women Writers in History’ series at Brill/Rodopi in 2019. Her books include ‘A Free Woman’, a bestselling fictional biography on the life of Renée Erdős.

Latest Posts | By Anna Menyhért
“There is No Future Here”: Digital Trauma Processing in Hungarian Migrants’ Blogs

“There is No Future Here”: Digital Trauma Processing in Hungarian Migrants’ Blogs

This paper analyses blogs and Facebook communities of Hungarian migrants, focusing on their traumatic relationship to their home country. Eastern-Europeans in Western Europe are mostly considered economic migrants, as opposed …
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From Individual Trauma to Frozen Currents: Conceptualising Digital Trauma Studies

From Individual Trauma to Frozen Currents: Conceptualising Digital Trauma Studies

This essay presents digital trauma studies, a novel and interdisciplinary approach to trauma research. Digital trauma studies scrutinize the impact of technological innovation on the transmission and processing of individual …
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Editorial – Issue 18

Editorial – Issue 18

The distribution of digital technologies opened unprecedented possibilities for remediating and reshaping individual and collective trauma. New formats of trauma transmission and trauma processing employ structural affordances of digital platforms …
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