Ivana Mihaela Žimbrek

Ivana Mihaela Žimbrek comes from Zagreb, Croatia. She is currently a first-year PhD student at the Department of History, Central European University, where she works on a dissertation entitled “Links in the Chain: Department Stores and the Transformation of the Economic, Social and Urban Environment in Socialist Yugoslavia, 1950s–1980s.” Her scholarly interests include the histories of society, everyday life, architecture and urban planning under European state-socialism. Since 2014, she has written for several feminist and cultural non-profit media in Croatia on topics such as art, design, popular culture and cinema.