Susan Zimmerman (Austria)

Susan Zimmerman is University Professor at the Central European University.

She has widely published on social protection and labor policies in local and transnational contexts, the history of women's organizations and movements internationally and in the Habsburg Monarchy, the history of the International Labour Organization, and on internationalisms and the politics of global inequality. Her book (in German) entitled Women’s politics and men’s trade union. International gender politics, female IFTU-trade unionists and the labor and women’s movements of the interwar period, is in print with Löcker Verlag, Vienna. She is a co-editor of Women’s ILO. Transnational Networks, Global Labour Standards and Gender Equity, 1919 to Present (Leiden: Brill 2018). She has many positions of trust, e.g. President of International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH), since 2014, and member of the Board of the International Federation for Research into Women’s History, since 2015. She holds the European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant “Women’s labour activism in Eastern Europe and transnationally, from the age of empires to the late 20th century” (Acronym: ZARAH, 2020–2025).