Asavei Maria-Alina

Charles University, Prague

Maria-Alina Asavei is a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher in Russian and East European Department (Institute of International Studies, Charles University, Prague) and independent curator of contemporary art. She received her PhD from Central European University (Budapest) for a dissertation on political-critical art. She is a former research fellow at City University of New York and at the American Research Center in Sofia(ARCS). Her research interests revolve around critical theory, cultural studies, aesthetics and politics, ethnography, memory studies and forms of artistic engagement during and after totalitarian regimes.