Réka Deim is a researcher and art critic based in Amsterdam and Budapest. She graduated in Cultural Analysis from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in 2013 and previously she completed master’s degrees in Art History and English Literary Studies in Budapest. She is currently a PhD candidate at the UvA's Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, department Media and Culture. Her research focuses on uses of the past in Hungarian memory politics through archives, museums and memorials.
Conferences and workshops
- Annual Memory Studies Association Conference. Complutense University Madrid, Spain, 25-28 June 2019
- Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe. 26th International Conference – Council for European Studies. Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, 20-22 June, 2019
- Jornadas de Arte y Memoria. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27-28 March, 2019
- Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers – 8th Euroacademia International Conference. Lucca, Italy, 28-30 September 2018.
- Trauma Studies in the Digital Age. NIAS, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 10-12 May, 2017
- Guest researcher at Universidad Nacional de Colombia: "SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia” Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange. 22 September - 22 October 2019
- Guest researcher at Univesidad de Buenos Aires: "SPEME – Questioning Traumatic Heritage: Spaces of Memory in Europe, Argentina, Colombia” Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange. 4 March - 4 June 2019
- Residency program in Sarajevo: East Art Mags – Platform for Art Journalism in Central-Eastern Europe. 29 October - 9 November, 2018
- Selected participant of the Exhibition Analysis in Practice curatorial program at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design and University of Amsterdam, 2011 (6 months)
- Erasmus sholarship at Radboud University Nijmegen, 2010 (6 months)
- Bilateral state scholarship at University College Dublin: Plantation, Migration and the Northern Irish Conflict summer university course, 2007 (1 month)
- The New Artists' Colony of Szentendre between 1969-2019, Ferenczy Museum Center, Szentendre, 18 January 2020
- Competing Memories: Eastern European Experiences of the Holocaust, University of Amsterdam, 28 February 2019
- Things to Remember: Materiality, Memory and Identity, Radboud Summer School, Radboud University, Nijmegen, 7-11 August 2017