"Budapest's Children: Humanitarian Relief in the Aftermath of the Great War"

November 23rd, 2022 · 27 mins 54 secs

About this Episode

On this episode, Friederike Kind-Kovács visits with us in Austin, Texas, to talk about her latest book which explores the ways in which migration, hunger, and destitution affected children's lives, casting light on their particular vulnerability in times of distress. You can find her book "Budapest's Children" (published by Indiana University Press) here: https://iupress.org/9780253062161/budapests-children/. The book series referenced in the episode is Worlds in Crisis: Refugees, Asylum, and Forced Migration, information about which can be found on this page: https://iupress.org/new-series-accepting-submissions/.

Friederike Kind-Kovács is a contemporary historian and senior researcher at the Hannah Arendt Institute for Totalitarianism Studies at TU Dresden and a lecturer at Regensburg University in Germany. She is author of Written Here, Published There: How Underground Literature Crossed the Iron Curtain, which won the University of Southern California Book Prize in Cultural and Literary Studies in 2015. She is editor (with Machteld Venken) of the double special issue "Childhood in Times of Political Transformation in the 20th Century" in the Journal of Modern European History; (with Heike Karge and Sara Bernasconi) of From the Midwife's Bag to the Patient's File: Public Health in Eastern Europe; and (with Jessie Labov) of Samizdat, Tamizdat, and Beyond: Transnational Media During and After Socialism.

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded in person on November 3rd, 2022 at The University of Texas at Austin.

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