Elitza Stanoeva joins the PanEur1970s team

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Elitza Stanoeva has joined the PanEur1970s team on 1 January 2017 for two years.

Elitza Stanoeva is a historian whose research interests are concentrated in the socialist history of Eastern and Central Europe, more specifically socialist bureaucracy and institutional processes; command economy and economic policies; urbanization and city development; monuments, celebrations and visual propaganda. She received her Ph.D. from the Technical University of Berlin after completing her doctoral studies at the TU’s Center for Metropolitan Studies. She has held postdoctoral fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study in Konstanz, the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam and the Center for Advanced Study in Sofia. She has also been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” where she taught an MA course in Urban History.

Her monograph Sofia: ideology, urban planning and life under socialism [in Bulgarian language] is coming up in October 2016. She has been co-editor of four thematic issues of Critique & Humanism journal, the latest one dedicated to “Youth, Civic Action and Protest”. She has been the translator of five books (from English into Bulgarian), among them Saskia Sassen’s The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo and Chantal Mouffe’s The Democratic Paradox.

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