Basic Info

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Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
Slovenia, former Yugoslavia, Eastern Europe
sociology, everyday life, anti-gender movement, homophobia, politics

Scholar's Bio

Short Bio

Roman Kuhar is a professor at the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, and teaches courses on gender, sexuality, popular culture and everyday life. He holds a PhD in sociology and is currently the dean of the Faculty of Arts and the head of the research programme The Problems of Autonomy and Identity in the Times of Globalization at the Department of Sociology. His work has been published in numerous academic journals, including Critical Social Policy, Journal of Homosexuality and Women’s studies international forum. He is the author of several books, among others Media Construction of Homosexuality (2003), At the Crossroad of Discrimination (2009), co-author (with A. Švab) of The Unbearable Comfort of Privacy (2006) and co-editor (with J. Takács) of Beyond The Pink Curtain: Everyday life of LGBT people in Eastern Europe (2007), Doing Families: Gay and Lesbian Family Practices (2011) and (with D. Paternotte) of Anti-gender Campaigns in Europe: mobilizing against equality (2017).

English, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Slovenian
Recent/Major Publications

KUHAR, Roman, PATERNOTTE, David (eds.). 2017. Anti-gender campaigns in Europe: mobilizing against equality. London; New York: Rowman & Littlefield International.

TAKÁCS, Judit, KUHAR, Roman, TÓTH, Tamás. 2017. “Unnatural fornication” cases under state-socialism: a Hungarian-Slovenian comparative social-historical approach. Journal of homosexuality, 64 (14): 1943-1960.

KUHAR, Roman, PAJNIK, Mojca. 2018. Negotiating professional identities: male sex workers in Slovenia and the impact of online technologies. Sexuality research & social policy, 1-12.

KUHAR, Roman, MONRO, Surya, JUDIT, Takács. 2017. Trans* citizenship in postsocialist societies. Critical social policy, 99-120.

PATERNOTTE, David, KUHAR, Roman. 2018. Disentangling and locating the “Global Right” : anti-gender campaigns in Europe. Politics and governance, 6(3): 6-19.