Location: online, 13 May 2022

We are delighted to announce the upcoming workshop 

Narrativizing Families: Narratives of Return in Postsocialist Europe

It will take place online on 13 May 2022 (9.50 – 17.00 CET)




10.00 – 10.40, Maren Hachmeister, Concepts of family and aging in post-1989 East Germany
(discussant/s Jelena Ćeriman and/or Tanja Vuckovic Juros)

10.40 – 11.20, Anikó Gregor and Ingrid Verebes, Restoring that never existed: the role of familism in the narratives of return in Hungary
(discussant Maren Hachmeister)

11.20 – 12.00, Małgorzata Sikorska and Joanna Wawrzyniak, The clash of family narratives in Poland:  family benefits, restrictive abortion law and LGBTQ+ rights as political turning points in the years 2015-2020  
(discussant/s Ionela Băluță and/or Claudiu Tufiș)


*** 12.00-12.20, BREAK ***


12.20- 13.00, Soňa G. Lutherová and Ľubica Voľanská, Narratives of Family and Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Slovakia
(discussant/s Tatyana Kotzeva, Ana Luleva and/or Gergana Nenova)

13.00 – 13.40, Jelena Ćeriman and Tanja Vuckovic Juros, The (Dis)continuity of care for the family: Actors of narratives on families in contemporary Serbia and Croatia  
(discussant/s Anikó Gregor and/or Ingrid Verebes)


***13.40-15.00 LUNCH BREAK***


15.00 – 15.40, Ionela Băluță and Claudiu Tufiș, The ‘referendum for family’: political narratives on the traditional family in contemporary Romania
(discussant/s Soňa G. Lutherová and/ or Ľubica Voľanská)

15.40 – 16.20, Tatyana Kotzeva, Ana Luleva and Gergana Nenova, Caring for the child, caring for the family – the clash over family policies in Bulgaria
(discussant Małgorzata Sikorska)