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Fanni Svégel (Hungary)
PhD Student, Eötvös Loránd University
Fanni Svégel is an ethnographer, writing on the history of reproductive decision-making and violence against women in 20th-century Hungary. Her main research interest lies in the differing trajectories, continuities, and discontinuities of reproduction in 20th-century East-Central Europe, as well as the history of midwifery, family planning, and pregnancy termination. Her current research project focuses on the theories and practices of reproductive work in socialist Hungary (MTA-BTK Lendület [Momentum] Work Research Group).