Roelie Kuijpers, BA

MA in Ancient History

Title research: Fighting the Plague of Feminism and Multiculturalism: The Demonization and Idealization of Women in the Transnational Far-Right’s Gender Politics

Working at KNIR: 08 April - 01 July 2024

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University: Utrecht University

In my PhD proposal, using gender theories and classical reception methodology, I aim to elaborate on the following research question: ‘How do contemporary, transnational far-right groups appropriate elements of Greco-Roman Antiquity and the Middle Ages for both the idealisation and demonization of women in their gender politics aimed at saving Western civilization from perceived ruin?’