Academic title: Associate Professor (tenured position)

CV | Caterina Preda is an associate professor, doctor of political science of the University of Bucharest (2009) with a doctoral research internships at the Institut des Hautes Etudes de l’Amérique Latine – Paris 3 and Santiago de Chile. Caterina Preda is entitled to coordinate PhDs in political science from 2022 and is affiliated with the Doctoral School of Political Science. She is interested in comparative politics and especially the comparison between Latin America and Eastern Europe (Chile and Romania), and she conducted research projects on the cultural policies of the dictatorships in the South and Eastern Europe, the Union of Plastic artists in Romania, the art of memorialization from a trans-regional perspective, artistic representation of Roma people. Director of PolArt (interdisciplinary Center for Research Arts, Politics, Memory, Society):

Research interests: cultural policies in dictatorships and democracies, the relationship between art and politics, artistic practices of memorialization in post-dictatorial contexts.

Courses: SPE (Politics and society in Latin America), SPF (Politique et société en Amérique latine, Art(s) et Politique(s)), SPR (Politică și societate în America latină), SSL (Probleme de securitate în America latină), MPE (Politiques mémorielles et culturelles en Europe)

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