Petra Testen

Petra Testen, PhD is a research fellow at the Institute of Cultural History at the Science-Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. She graduated in History and Philosophy at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana in 2004 and received PhD in History with the dissertation Domestic Servants – Women’s Work in the Web of National and Social Relations in the Gorizia Region in the 19th and 20th Centuries in 2011. She is currently involved in the research project Women and the First World War at the Department of History and on the research project Russian Intellectuals in Slovenia in the Period Following the October Revolution at the Ljubljana Institute for Civilization and Culture. Since 2012 she is employed at the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia as an assistant in the courses Cultural History of Slovene Place and Europe in Period of Revolutions within the Cultural History bachelor’s programme.