Simone de Beauvoir

“The Second Sex” by Simone de Beauvoir

Rijeka, March 17, 2016

Center for Advanced Studies – South East Europe and Center for Women’s Studies at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (University of Rijeka) held a book promotion following the publication of the first Croatian translation of The Second Sex by French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir in edition of Naklada Ljevak. On this occasion, founding of the Center for Women’s Studies – first center of the sort inside the Croatian academic system – has been publicly introduced, along with the book presentation and discussion of its importance and relevance in the present cultural context. The talk was led by director of the Center for Women’s Studies, doc. dr. sc. Brigita Miloš and the executive director of the Center for Advanced Studies, doc. dr. sc. Sanja Bojanić together with the book translator Mirna Šimat and our special guest, Mira Furlan.