Born and raised in Bucharest, Romania, Raluca Stoican moved to the Netherlands to pursue a BA in Anthropology and Political Science at University College Utrecht. After her bachelor studies, she returned to Bucharest where she worked in the NGO sector at Aspen Institute Romania. Raluca’s experience in the institute’s Leadership Programs Team influenced her deeply, both professionally and personally. Raluca is also an Aspen Junior Seminar Alumna. She is currently finishing a MA program in Cultural Analysis at University of Amsterdam. In her research, she focuses on issues related to collective identity, memory and trauma. In her spare time, Raluca also volunteers with educational programs for children and film festivals, being a great lover of film and theater.
Updated May 2020