Rosi Braidotti

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Braidotti, who holds Italian and Australian citizenship, was born in Italy and grew up in Australia, where she received a First-Class Honours degree from the Australian National University in Canberra in 1977. Braidotti then moved on to do her doctoral work at the Sorbonne, where she received her PhD in philosophy in 1981. She was appointed as the founding Professor in Women’s Studies at Utrecht University in the Netherlands in 1988; in 1995 she became the founding Director of the Netherlands Research School of Women’s Studies, a position she held till 2005. Braidotti is a pioneer in European Women’s Studies: she founded the inter-university SOCRATES network NOISE and the Thematic Network for Women’s Studies ATHENA, which she directed till 2005. She was founding director of the Centre for the Humanities from 2007 until September 2016. Braidotti is currently Distinguished University Professor at Utrecht University.


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The Posthuman Book (monograph) - print Polity 2019
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