Anna Menyhért is a senior Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture/Slavonic Studies Department. Previously she worked at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, at the Institute of Cultural Studies and Hungarian Literature as a senior researcher, the Principal Investigator of the Trauma and Gender in Literature and Culture Research Group. She has experience in research, teaching, academic program development, editing, supervision, and in leadership and management within academia and in the cultural and civil sectors both in Hungary and internationally. Her interdisciplinary research interests include (digital) trauma studies, social media research, cultural studies, memory studies, literary studies, women’s literature, life writing and creative writing. She gave invited talks at the universities of Cambridge, Glasgow, Bath Spa, London’s King’s College, Vienna, Florence, Nitra, Banska Bystrica, Amsterdam and Leiden. She was the vice president of the European Writers’ Council and the head of the Hungarian Studies Department at the Balassi Institute in Budapest as well as the Director of the Hungarian Literary Authors’ Collecting Society. She published monographs, book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals, in English, Hungarian, German and Russian. She was a creative writing expert in several European teacher training projects. She is a published fiction writer. Her books include ‘A Free Woman’, a bestselling fictional biography on the life of Renée Erdős, a 20th century woman writer. In 2017 she was selected for the ‘Member of European Parliament-Scientist Pairing Scheme’. She contributes to the work of the Marie Curie Alumni Association Policy Working Group.