Katinka Czigány is a doctoral candidate of the University of Helsinki, in the faculty of Social Sciences with a background in Gender Studies and Philology. Her research interests are right-wing populism and gender politics in Hungary and Austria. Her current work is organized around the concept of hegemony and the question what role gender plays in hegemony building. Currently she is working in the Academy of Finland funded research project Whirl of Knowledge. Cultural Populism in European Polarised Politics and Societies, working on the topic of masculinities and right-wing populism, and in the project Now-Time, Us Space: Hegemonic Mobilizations in Central and Eastern Europe, researching spatial and temporal dimensions of populist articulations.