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Andrea Peto Discusses Empress Elisabeth of Austria on Slovak RTVS Radio

Our Research Affiliate Andrea Peto was the guest of the program A nő arcai - Pohľad ženy (“The faces of women”) on Slovak RTVS radio on December 25 2023, focusing on Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

Among other things, in addition to discussing the Empress’ life, Andrea Peto provided context for Sisi’s popularity and described how the cult of Elisabeth of Hungary and that of Sisi were linked and used for political goals. She also talked about the context of some of the important films and series about the Empress and why they made such an impact, pointing out the differences between the adaptations made in the 1950s and today.

Listen to the program (in Hungarian) here.